「初めて私は独立しませんでした」–F1人種差別反応についてのルイスハミルトン

「初めて私は独立しませんでした」–F1人種差別反応についてのルイスハミルトン
The world champion was racially abused online following the British Grand Prix.

ルイスハミルトン said “for the first time in this sport I didn’t stand alone” after praising Formula One’s united grid for condemning the online racist abuse he suffered following the 英国人 大賞.

Hamilton was targeted after his opening-lap crash with マックスフェルスタッペンシルバーストーン earlier this month.

F1, its governing body, インクルード 息子 and Hamilton’s Mercedes team moved quickly to issue a joint statement denouncing the abuse.

I felt for the first time that I didn’t stand alone in the sport.

ルイスハミルトン

Verstappen’s Red Bull team also criticised the attacks, while high-profile figures within the sport – including Red Bull team principal Christian Horner and British drivers’ Lando Norris and George Russell – also posted messages in support of Hamilton.

ハミルトン, F1’s sole black driver, was targeted by racists during a pre-season test in Barcelona 13 数年前, but said the sport took no action.

しかしながら, speaking ahead of this weekend’s Hungarian GP – the concluding round before the summer break – the 36-year-old said: “It was amazing to see the support from my team, and from some of the drivers.

“I felt for the first time that I didn’t stand alone in the sport.

“For all the other years I’ve been racing, no one would have ever said anything. When it happened before no one said anything. So it was really amazing to see the steps that have been taken.

“There’s no room for that sort of abuse but if I have to be on the receiving end of that in this industry for people to become aware, then that’s part of my journey.”

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