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Why Hamilton's 'stick to racing' critics are missing the point
Lewis Hamilton's criticism of Formula 1 "staying silent" on racial injustice prompted a response from several of his fellow drivers. But it also drew a predictable cut and paste response that diminishes the platform elite sports stars have
Lewis Hamilton is rarely a man to shy away from addressing the bigger picture, proving his acute awareness of life outside of Formula 1.
He proved as much earlier this year in Australia, when he was the only F1 driver to speak up about the "shocking" decision to try and stage the race as the COVID-19 pandemic began to escalate. Less than 24 hours later, the race had been cancelled.
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