Vegan Race Car Driver Wins French Grand Prix

Formula One star Lewis Hamilton secured first place on a plant-based diet at one of the world’s oldest motor races in France.


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Vegan professional race car driver Lewis Hamilton won the French Grand Prix on Sunday. The British Formula One driver maintained his leading pole position and converted it into victory after what Formula One’s blog described as an “incident-packed” race where Hamilton was challenged to maneuver around debris left behind by a crash. “Hamilton was back to his brilliant best in qualifying and proceeded to dominate the race, crossing the line seven seconds ahead of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen with Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen completing the podium,” Formula One stated. “With Vettel finishing down in fifth, Hamilton convincingly reclaimed the lead in the drivers’ standings.” Hamilton adopted a plant-based diet last September after watching vegan documentary What the Health and has since credited his new lifestyle for helping him win numerous titles, including the 2017 Formula One World Championship.