FIA investigating Hamilton for Breonna Taylor t-shirt: Report | Racing Information


MUGELLO (Italy): Method One’s ruling physique is reported to be contemplating motion in opposition to world champion Lewis Hamilton after he wore a t-shirt highlighting police brutality at Sunday’s Tuscan Grand Prix.
The six-time world champion and sequence chief, who gained the race, wore a t-shirt bearing a message that stated “Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor” earlier than and after the race, throughout an anti-racism ceremony and tv interviews.

A spokesperson for the Worldwide Motoring Federation (FIA) advised the BBC that the case in opposition to Hamilton is “beneath energetic consideration”.
Hamilton had beforehand worn a “Black Lives Matter” t-shirt at each race with none remark from the FIA.
Taylor, a 26-year-old black girl, was shot by police in Kentucky in March. She was a medical employee and was killed in her own residence.
The FIA guidelines state that drivers are to not use promoting that’s “political or spiritual in nature of that’s prejudicial to the pursuits of the FIA”.
Japanese tennis participant Naomi Osaka, the US Open champion, additionally introduced Taylor’s demise to public consideration when she wore a face masks along with her title on it on the New York match.
“It took me a very long time to get that shirt and I have been desirous to put on it and convey consciousness to the truth that there’s folks which were killed on the road and there is somebody that obtained killed in her personal home, and so they’re within the improper home, and people guys are nonetheless strolling free,” stated Hamilton after his 90th profession victory on Sunday.
“We will not relaxation. We have now to proceed to boost consciousness with it. And Naomi’s been doing superb, so big congratulations to her. She is an unimaginable inspiration with what she has carried out along with her platform.”