Lewis Hamilton believes the dearth of ladies within the sport is a nasty narrative together with the shutting down of the W Collection. The British champion feels F1 and the FIA can do extra to bail out the ladies’s racing collection from its monetary woes.
Talking on the press convention forward of the US GP in Austin, the Mercedes driver stated:
“Hundred p.c I do. Significantly that – the W Collection. There has not been sufficient concentrate on girls in sport, the entire of Formulation 1’s life, and there’s not sufficient emphasis on it now. And so they’re not magnifying sufficient the good work that’s being finished there.”
Suggesting that the dearth of ladies within the sport is a poor narrative, Hamilton backed the necessity to equalize the gender disparity in motorsport and F1.
Requested if the W Collection wanted extra monetary backing and help from the FIA and F1, the Briton agreed that much more could be finished to avoid wasting the collection. The favored girls’s racing single-seated collection introduced its discontinuation attributable to an absence of funding.
Lewis Hamilton reveals he’s working with Mercedes to encourage greater than 8,000 girls into the game
Championing variety within the sport, Lewis Hamilton feels Formulation 1 and its controlling stakeholder, Liberty Media, can do extra to advertise girls into the game. The British champion revealed that he was working with Mercedes to advertise extra girls into the game.
Reiterating the necessity to push for gender equality within the sport, the Briton stated:
“So I feel we should be doing extra, and with the organisation, with Formulation 1 and Liberty doing so properly, it’s not quite a bit for them to have the ability to assist out in that area.”
“Within the work I am making an attempt to do with Mercedes, for instance, we’re making an attempt to get like 8,000 younger women into the game – however each crew ought to be doing that.”
The British champion has arrange his personal fee that works in the direction of selling extra variety in all sectors of the game. Lewis Hamilton was additionally concerned in advising American Olympian and movie star Caitlyn Jenner to launch her crew within the W Collection.