Lewis Hamilton vows to spend life fighting racism after black power salute

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  • British driver says ‘a lot of work’ needs to be done
  • Hamilton makes salute after Styrian Grand Prix win

Lewis Hamilton said he is in a lifelong struggle to fight racism after he gave the black power salute following his win at the Styrian Grand Prix.

Hamilton raised his right fist in the gesture made famous by the athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the 1968 Olympic Games when he climbed from his car and again when he was on the podium.

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Written by Giles Richards
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