Lewis Hamilton faces racial abuse

Updated: 05 February 2008 08:16 IST

Lewis Hamilton faced some severe racial abuse from crowds watching testing at the Montmelo circuit in Barcelona.

Barcelona:

Hamilton is not too popular in Spain after he spent the last season sparring with the Spanish teammate Fernando Alonso at Mclaren.

On Saturday Hamilton faced some severe racial abuse from crowds watching testing at the Montmelo circuit in Barcelona.

Reports in the Spanish Daily the Marca has confirmed that Hamilton was booed and insulted while returning to the pits.

The driver himself and his Formula One team Mclaren have yet to comment on the matter.

Topics : Formula 1 Hamilton Masakadza
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