Lewis hamilton He was a victim of racism online in the last hours. However, almost all the teams in the paddock of the Formula 1 they quickly issued several statements unanimously supporting the seven-time champion of the highest category, who was the target of attacks from fans of Max verstappen, after the accident in the Grand Prix of Great Britain.
The team Red bull He was the first to launch a text repudiating the events that occurred between the fans and Hamilton, despite the fact that Max Verstappen was the victim of the accident. “While we will be fierce rivals on the track, we are all united against racism. We condemn racist abuse of any kind towards our team, our competitor and our fans ”, the Red Bull text begins.
They further add that “As a team, we are upset and saddened to witness the racist abuse Lewis suffered yesterday on social media after the collision with Max. There is never an excuse for it, there is certainly no place for them in our sport and those responsible must be held accountable ”.
Formula 1 was also very critical of what happened to Lewis after yesterday’s race. Opinion and rivalry are fundamental to our sport. But there is absolutely no place for racism or discriminatory abuse. We will work to hold anyone who promotes such views accountable. We urge people to show respect and basic humanity; and to report any examples below those standards ”.
Since Williams, passing by Mclaren, until Aston martin they were very angry at the racist sayings that the seven-time Formula 1 champion received on social media. It is not the first time something similar has happened in sport. A few weeks ago, several players from the English Selection They were the target of racism due to missing their penalties in the final of the Eurocup.
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