System 1 2020: Six-times System One world champion Lewis Hamilton donned a T-shirt protesting towards police violence in Nigeria for a pre-race tv interview on the Portuguese Grand Prix on Sunday.
Nigerians have been demonstrating for weeks towards a police unit, the Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS), which rights teams have for years accused of extortion, harassment, torture and murders.
“I`ve bought to point out this,” Lewis Hamilton, System 1’s solely Black driver, advised Sky Sports activities tv as he revealed a inexperienced T-shirt with #EndSARS written on it on the finish of the off-grid interview.
The Briton reverted to his normal `Black Lives Matter` T-shirt for the officially-sanctioned pre-race anti-racism gesture on the beginning grid.
System One`s governing physique final month set out new pre- and post-race guidelines for driver apparel after Hamilton wore a T-shirt on the Tuscan Grand Prix grid with the phrases “Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor” on the entrance.
Taylor, a Black medical employee, was killed by cops who burst into her house in Louisville, Kentucky, in March.
“Plenty of guidelines have been written for me over time and that hasn`t stopped me,” Hamilton mentioned when the brand new guidelines had been introduced.
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