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Lewis Hamilton racially abused on social media


Lewis Hamilton was the victim of “multiple instances of racist abuse on social media” during and after his controvers­ial win in the British Grand Prix, according to a joint statement by Formula One, the FIA and his Mercedes team.

The seven-time world champion was involved early on in an incident that saw championsh­ip leader Max Verstappen plough his Red Bull into a wall and out of the race. “During, and after, yesterday’s British Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was subjected to multiple instances of racist abuse on social media following an in-race collision,” they said in a joint statement condemning the behavior “in the strongest possible terms.”

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