Controversial? Three times Lewis Hamilton got political

Lewis Hamilton may be known for being one of the best F1 champions of all time, but he's also not afraid to take a stance when it comes to politics, controversial or not.

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Six-time world champion Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, is congratulated by his teammates after the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
AUSTIN, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 03: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP looks on, on the drivers parade before the F1 Grand Prix of USA at Circuit of The Americas on November 03, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 03: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP waves to the crowd on the drivers parade before the F1 Grand Prix of USA at Circuit of The Americas on November 03, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 03: Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes and Great Britain during the F1 Grand Prix of USA at Circuit of The Americas on November 03, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Peter J Fox/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 03: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP prepares to drive on the grid before the F1 Grand Prix of USA at Circuit of The Americas on November 03, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 03: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain driving the (44) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes W10 leads Valtteri Bottas driving the (77) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes W10 on track during the F1 Grand Prix of USA at Circuit of The Americas on November 03, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 03: 2019 Formula One World Drivers Champion Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates in parc ferme during the F1 Grand Prix of USA at Circuit of The Americas on November 03, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 03: 2019 Formula One World Drivers Champion Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates in parc ferme during the F1 Grand Prix of USA at Circuit of The Americas on November 03, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 03: Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes and Great Britain with Matthew McConaughey of USA during the F1 Grand Prix of USA at Circuit of The Americas on November 03, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Peter J Fox/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 03: Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes and Great Britain with Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Renault during the F1 Grand Prix of USA at Circuit of The Americas on November 03, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Peter J Fox/Getty Images)
File photo dated 28-10-2018 of Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Formula One drivers' championship.
File photo dated 29-10-2017 of Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Formula One drivers' championship.
File photo dated 25-10-2015 of Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton (centre) celebrates his victory and winning the 2015 Formula One World Championship.
File photo dated 25-10-2015 of Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton (bottom) celebrates his victory and winning the 2015 Formula One World Championship alongside Niki Lauda (centre left), Toto Wolff.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, races during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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Over the past year the racer, who turned 35 this week, has weighed in on issues including institutional racism in the US justice system, the resignation of Theresa May and the future of the planet's natural environment.

See what he had to say in the video above and react to his stances in the comment section below.

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