Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has clarified comments he made about India being a “poor place”.
Mercedes defended their driver, saying his intended juxtaposition between rich and poor had been taken “grossly out of context”.
Briton Hamilton, 33, told BBC Sport this week that it was “strange” to race in India and he “felt very conflicted”.
“I noticed some people are upset with my comment on India,” he tweeted on Thursday.
“My reference was that a grand prix there felt strange to drive past homeless people, then arrive in a huge arena where money was not an issue. Read more