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"Shielded" Albon used ethnicity to "stand out" from the crowd

Red Bull driver Alex Albon has revealed he used his ethnicity to help him "stand out" from the crowd during his junior career. British-born Thai driver Albon is one of only two non-white drivers in the 20-strong Formula 1 grid, the other being six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton. Article continues under video The current season has seen a push for increased diversity in F1 and society as a whole, with Hamilton leading that drive within the paddock. Albon, who was just 12 years old when Hamilton captured his first world title in 2008, claims the Mercedes driver was then someone he admired as he had proven ethnicity was not a barrier to achievement. "With everything, Lewis...
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