Silver arrow wears Black: Hamilton gets new livery

The silver arrow wears Black: world champion Lewis Hamilton (35) and his Mercedes Team with a new livery of the W11 in the on Sunday the beginning of the end of

Silver arrow wears Black: Hamilton gets new livery

The silver arrow wears Black: world champion Lewis Hamilton (35) and his Mercedes Team with a new livery of the W11 in the on Sunday the beginning of the end of formula 1 season. With the all-black livery of the team wants to set a "clear Statement" against "racism and discrimination in any Form". "We want to work together to build a legacy that goes beyond sports," said Hamilton.

Mercedes is reacting with the repainting of the race car in the world "Black Lives Matter"movement. Hamilton said that he had been exposed to, experienced in his "life of self-racism and be seen", "how my family and my friends, racism. Therefore, my call comes to changes of heart."

Hamilton and Mercedes want to be able to lead record to send "a strong message", and "self-confidence" and the "self-dialogue, to see how you change".

racism and discrimination "have no place in our society, our Sport and our Team: we are convinced that in the case of Mercedes," said team boss Toto Wolff, in front of the on Sunday in Austria, the beginning of Notsaison ends: "But the right Beliefs and the right attitude are not enough, if we remain silent. We want to use our voice and our global platform to us for respect and equality to use."

The silver will compete arrows "throughout the season 2020 in black, in order to demonstrate our clear commitment to diversity in our Team and our Sport," said Wolff. The original painting was presented in February.

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Updated Date: 29 June 2020, 12:26

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