This week a harsh statement issued by the “Hamilton Commission”. This committee, led by the seven-time champion of the Formula 1, exposed the inequalities existing today to the world. This resonated very strongly in the category’s paddock, which has already promised that it will make changes to its plants to solve this problem.
The report presented this Monday makes strong criticism of Formula 1. According to the statement, race and gender diversity is hampered in all motorsport factories, beyond Formula 1. Along with the statement, several opinions were made in this regard. how to improve the problem in the category and in sport.
According to the Hamilton Commission, it is emphasized that there are several problems with diversity in the motorsports industry. According to this research, approximately 40,000 people who work in the sector in the UK only 1% are black. That is why Formula 1 was asked to change this problem.
On the other hand, the teams were asked to expand access to sport by expanding learning, including higher education and undergraduate learning. In addition, the availability of paid internships and work experience programs was requested. Another point is the entry of African American engineers in a scholarship program.
The president of Formula 1, Stefano Domenicali he was very concerned about the existing inequality in the category. For this reason, it agreed with what was issued by the Commission. “They have published an understandable and impressive report that shows the passion they have Lewis (Hamilton) for this important matter. We are going to take the time to read and reflect on all the findings, but we fully agree that we need to increase diversity, “he said.
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