“The fact is that when we got off the phone I knew we were united and we’re going to be working towards the same common goal. That’s what all of us have got to do. Open up our minds. Don’t put our barriers up and be defensive.
“Acknowledging there’s an issue is sometimes the first step and then how can we work towards making it better.”
Hamilton – who has emerged as one of the sporting world’s most prominent advocates of the Black Lives Matter movement – is leading F1’s stand against discrimination.
He led most of his rivals in taking a knee at the first two Grands Prix of 2020, but was left unhappy by the rushed demonstration in Hungary.
Hamilton’s comments at the Hungaroring have prompted a rethink which has seen time for an antiracism protest factored into the schedule for Sunday’s British Grand Prix.
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