• F1 driver Sergio Perez joins anti-Donald Trump wall campaign

    AFPFeb 11, 2017, 10:00 IST


    Formula One driver Sergio Perez posted this picture on Instagram 

    Mexico City: Mexican Formula One driver Sergio “Checo” Perez joined yesterday a campaign by the Mexico Grand Prix opposing US President Donald Trump’s plan to build a border wall.

    The racetrack’s Twitter account shows a photo of the Force India driver under a banner that reads “#BridgesNotWalls” at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez speedway along with people holding the Mexican flag.

    Donald Trump
    Donald Trump

    “It represents many Mexican motorsport fans’ views currently, it’s a call to action inviting fans to build bridges, not barriers,” the Grand Prix organizers said in a statement that does not mention Trump’s name but is clearly directed at his wall plans.

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