Lewis Hamilton hails 'beautiful thing' as star and Mercedes make Black Lives Matter stand

Instead, the former McLaren driver opted to raise his fist in an action which is seen to express resistance towards oppression.

Hamilton has used his standing as one of the sporting world’s most recognisable figures to help support the fight against discrimination.

And, this season, Mercedes are racing in a new-look blacked-out livery to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

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source: express.co.uk