Amnesty looks to Hamilton to speak out over Saudi GP

Human rights organisation Amnesty International is hoping that Lewis Hamilton will spoke out over proposals for Formula 1 to hold a Grand Prix in Saudi Arabia in 2021.

The new race was among those included in the provisional 23-event calendar for next season, and has provoked controversy because of the country’s record on human rights in the region.

F1 itself hopes that the addition of a night-race on the streets of Jeddah will have a positive impact on the country. That hope was shared by a number of the sport’s leading figures including Toto Wolff, Mattia Binotto and Christian Horner.

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