Hamilton: F1 ‘duty bound’ to raise awareness of human rights


              FILE - This photo provided by Sayed ahmed Alwadaei, Director of the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), shows a drawing made in 2020 of Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton's racing car by 11-year-old Ahmed, with an appeal for help in saving his father from execution. Hamilton, the seven-time F1 champion, said Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, that Formula One is “duty bound” to raise awareness of human rights issues as the series closes its season in the Middle East. (Ahmed/BIRD via AP, File)
            
              FILE - This photo provided by Sayed ahmed Alwadaei, Director of the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), shows a drawing made in 2020 of Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton's racing car by 11-year-old Ahmed, with an appeal for help in saving his father from execution. Hamilton, the seven-time F1 champion, said Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, that Formula One is “duty bound” to raise awareness of human rights issues as the series closes its season in the Middle East. (Ahmed/BIRD via AP, File)
            
              FILE - This photo provided by Sayed ahmed Alwadaei, Director of the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), shows a drawing made in 2020 of Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton's racing car by 11-year-old Ahmed, with an appeal for help in saving his father from execution. Hamilton, the seven-time F1 champion, said Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, that Formula One is “duty bound” to raise awareness of human rights issues as the series closes its season in the Middle East. (Ahmed/BIRD via AP, File)
            
              Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands talks to a reporter at the Losail International Circuit in Losail, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 ahead of the Qatar Formula One Grand Prix. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
            
              Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland adjusts his cap at the Losail International Circuit in Losail, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 ahead of the Qatar Formula One Grand Prix. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
            
              Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain speaks during a press conference ahead of the Qatar Formula One Grand Prix( in Lusail, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. (Andrej Isakovic, Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain speaks during a press conference ahead of the Qatar Formula One Grand Prix( in Lusail, Qatar, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. (Andrej Isakovic, Pool Photo via AP)
Hamilton: F1 ‘duty bound’ to raise awareness of human rights