George Floyd’s death has instigated a nationwide protest against America’s problem with racism, this instantly became international as racism is an issue most countries in the world can relate to. Sports have been a great way to promote the Black Lives Matter movement, as we saw in the recent major footballing leagues. One of the biggest automobile brands—Mercedes’s AMG F1 team has revealed their new livery for the 2020 season, to show their support towards this movement against the global issue.
Six-time world champion Mercedes AMG F1 driver Lewis Hamilton, currently the only driver from a black background has been very vocal regarding this matter. Calling for the sport to do more to fight against the racial discriminations towards minority groups and to give equal opportunities to all, be it black or others.
“Lewis Hamilton calls for the sport to do more…”
The new team car was revealed yesterday, with full all-black trim, changing it from silver used in the previous years. The sleek new look is sure to make a statement that Mercedes is against racism and is sure to encourage others in the sport to come forward for the cause.