F1 driver Sergio Perez joins anti-Donald Trump wall campaign

Feb 11, 2017, 10:00 IST | AFP

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


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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