Mercedes will use the new black livery from the first grand prix of the delayed 2020 season in Austria this weekend
Mercedes will run a new black livery in Formula 1 in 2020 as a signal of their commitment to greater diversity and inclusion in motorsport.
Silver had been the company's colour
Formula 1 has launched an equality and diversity task force to increase opportunity for minority groups.
The move is part of a wider commitment that will also see F1 support initiatives fighting the coronavirus pandemic and promote sustainability.
It coincides with the start of the delayed 2020 season in Austria in July.
Lewis Hamilton has saluted the "positive steps" taken in the fight against racism as a result of the global protests of the past two weeks.
The six-time F1 world champion said the death of George Floyd in police custody last month had seen "the world open its eyes to the realities
Lewis Hamilton, Formula One’s first black world champion, spends much of his time in America and spoke out on the issue in an Instagram story on Sunday.
Six times Formula One motor racing champion Lewis Hamilton has criticised his sport for its silence on the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed
While Simone Biles, who became the most decorated gymnast in World Championship history last year, won her third Sportswoman of the Year, the South African rugby team were crowned the Team of the Year
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi were declared
Lewis Hamilton says he feels "fitter than ever" as he targets a record-equalling seventh world championship in 2020.
A few days ago on Instagram, the newly 35-year-old Mercedes driver warned that he will be "a machine this year, on another level than ever before".
But he now tells GQ Hype that
The announcement on Tuesday leaves two of the top three teams with young driver talent secure for the long-term, with Ferrari announcing in December that Charles Leclerc was staying to 2024.
Max Verstappen has signed to stay at Red Bull until the end of 2023
The 22-year-old Charles Leclerc won two races this year, his first season with Ferrari, and took more pole positions than any other driver.
Ferrari have extended Charles Leclerc’s Formula One contract for five
more years and to the end of the 2024 season, the Italian team
announced on Monday.
Max Verstappen won a thrilling Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix for Red Bull on Sunday after the Ferraris collided and Mercedes' six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton was demoted from third to seventh.
Max Verstappen won a thrilling Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix for Red
The British driver now ranks second in F1 history behind German Michael Schumacher's record seven titles. Hamilton has won the last three season championships and secured this one with two races left.
Lewis Hamilton secured his sixth Formula One championship with a second-place finish Sunday at the