Wolff: ‘Alignment’ needed between FIA and drivers over politics

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes that greater alignment between Formula 1 drivers and the FIA on political matters is needed, but remains optimistic of drivers speaking about issues. The FIA recently announced changes to the International Sporting Code whereby any "political, religious or personal statements" from drivers need to be confirmed in writing by the governing body. It comes after the likes of Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have been vocal in standing up for human and environmental rights in past seasons, with Hamilton leading some drivers in the taking of the knee. He also wore a t-shirt carrying the…

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