Now, Hamilton has spoken about the importance of change coming from team bosses, right at the top of the sport.
“I feel like we need to amend the criteria actually, and make sure that there's an opportunity for real impact, really making sure that if there is a new team, they have to be diverse," he told the media after the Qatar GP.
“They have to perhaps create an opportunity for a female driver to come through. And it has to be diverse from the top up.
“At the moment, it’s all white owners. And there's a real lack of diversity from the top down. It's all male, and that needs to change.
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