News Details

Racing Proud: How motorsport is slowly changing for LGBTQ+ staff

In 2021, as increasing numbers of sportspeople are feeling comfortable about coming out, there are still people working in Formula 1 and other series who feel they cannot be honest about their sexuality and gender identity, even after 25 to 30 years of working in motorsport. Several officials inside racing organisations say that despite drivers like Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel, both of whom have worn Pride colours at various races this season, being supportive allies, many queer people in team garages feel more comfortable staying closeted. Matt Bishop, Aston Martin's chief communications officer, has worked in motorsport for over 25 years, and as, he says, "the only [out] gay...
Full Story »
1mo ago from espnF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Hamilton to continue to run LGBTQ+ helmet in Saudi...

Lewis Hamilton will again run his rainbow helmet in support of the LGBTQ+...
1mo ago from GPFans.com

Hamilton to continue with rainbow helmet in Saudi...

Lewis Hamilton will wear his LGBTQ+ collective helmet for the Saudi...
1mo ago from PlanetF1.com

Mazepin reveals plan to keep Haas staff on board

Haas’ chief sponsor Dmitry Mazepin is looking into launching a staff...
1mo ago from PlanetF1.com

Hamilton explains hopes for impact of rainbow helmet

Lewis Hamilton hopes his wearing of a crash helmet at the Qatar GP...
2mo ago from SkySports.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

RNF Yamaha squad unveils 2022 MotoGP paint scheme

The re-branded RNF Racing MotoGP outfit have revealed the colours that...

Dovizioso: Follow each bike's DNA, but use your...

Since making his MotoGP debut in 2008 Andrea Dovizioso, who replaces...
6h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

McLaughlin confirms iconic colours for 2022...

Scott McLaughlin will tackle the Indianapolis 500 for a second time in 2022
3h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Loeb snatches Rally Monte Carlo victory for M-Sport

Sébastien Loeb became the oldest winner of an FIA World Rally...

Motorsport Monday: Issue 451 FREE to read now

The World Rally Championship exploded back into action last weekend, with...
16h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Juventus 'agree £56.2m deal for Fiorentina's Dusan...

Juventus reportedly reach a £56.2m agreement for Arsenal and Tottenham...
2h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Leicester City's Youri Tielemans 'set for talks with...

Arsenal are reportedly set to continue talks with Leicester City...
3h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Arsenal star Aaron Ramsdale warned over conduct during...

AARON RAMSDALE has been sent an important message by an Arsenal icon.
3h ago from Express.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.