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Hamilton slates FIA choice of Petrov as steward after controversial BLM/gay remarks

Lewis Hamilton has criticised the FIA's choice of Vitaly Petrov as a member of the stewards' panel for this weekend's Portuguese Grand Prix in the wake of highly controversial comments from the former Formula 1 driver. Hamilton has been a staunch promoter of equality and diversity this season, particularly in the wake of witnessing racial prejudice around the world, notably pushing the 'Black Lives Matter' cause. Article continues under video Petrov, who raced in F1 from 2010 to 2012 with Renault and Caterham, as well as in DTM and WEC, is to make his first appearance as a steward at Portimão. Recently, however, Petrov was highly critical of Hamilton for wearing a t-shirt at the Tuscan GP...
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