Outgoing Formula 1 CEO Chase Carey has hailed "international sporting superstar" Lewis Hamilton for his devotion to driving diversity in the sport.
Hamilton rallied members in the paddock to take part in F1's pre-race 'End Racism' message, whilst also announcing the creation of the Hamilton Commission in order to create opportunities for young people from diverse backgrounds.
Carey, who hands over to Stefano Domenicali in January, has vowed to continue the sport's own strides towards inclusion.
"Lewis is a giant of our sport and a truly international sporting superstar," he said, in an interview with this writer for The New York Times.
"What he and Mercedes have achieved in the past decade has been phenomenal.
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