Labour peer Lord Hain accuses Christian Horner of giving ‘racists an excuse to let fly their vitriol’ after his scathing criticism of Lewis Hamilton… following the Brit’s crash with world championship leader Max Verstappen

Christian Horner has been accused of giving ‘racists an excuse to let fly their vitriol and evil’ at Lewis Hamilton following his criticism of the Mercedes driver after Sunday’s British Grand Prix. Seven-time world champion Hamilton, 36, was subjected to online racist abuse — during and after the race. But Hain, a Labour peer, told the PA news agency: ‘Racists had an excuse to let fly their vitriol and evil at Lewis after what I thought was a very ill-judged, intemperate and plain wrong attack on him by Christian Horner. ‘I am not suggesting that Christian was implying anything racist in what he said.

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