‘Not My Choice’ To Race In The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, Says Lewis Hamilton

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Because of the country’s human rights record, Lewis Hamilton says he will not be racing in Saudi Arabia this weekend.

Saudi Arabia is holding the first race of a long-term deal on a new street circuit in the coastal city of Jeddah.

“Do I feel at ease here?” Hamilton asked. I wouldn’t go so far as to say I do. However, I did not choose to be here. The sport has made a conscious decision to be here.

“And whether it’s right or wrong, while we are here, it’s important we do try to raise awareness.”

Source: BBC Sport

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