Starting from Baku, a rainbow star will take its place on the Mercedes W13 challengers to celebrate Pride Month.
June marks Pride Month, an initiative designed to show support for the LGBTQ+ community.
And the Mercedes Formula 1 team will get involved by running the ‘Mercedes-Benz Pride Star’ on the nose of the W13s driven by Lewis Hamilton and George Russell.
This will start at the upcoming Azerbaijan Grand Prix, continuing for the Canadian and British grands prix.
In addition, Hamilton and Russell will also wear the Pride Star on their helmets across those three races.
“As part of our Accelerate 25 programme, displaying the Pride star represents a visual expression of our commitment to creating a more diverse and inclusive team,” read a statement from the Mercedes team.
“We firmly believe that promoting a culture in which our team members can freely express their personality and identity will result in a stronger and more performant team.”
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