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pro driver and advocate Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix today – giving him a strong lead over opponent Sebastian Vettel.


In the
fifth victory of his campaign, the English Mercedes driver finished 24 points
ahead of Vettel – with a score of 213.

As a result,
Hamilton will enter the season re-launch in Belguim with a firm upper hand.


Hamilton is
a known advocate for plant-based eating and compassion for animals.

The racing
pro shared a video to Instagram made by animal rights organization Mercy for Animals,
telling his fans to ‘go plant-based’ – and has been very vocal about his own change in diet.

Feeling his

At 32, he
“I feel the best I’ve ever felt physically and mentally.

year I’ve felt very strong mentally, but I think physically I’m now taking also
a big step and that’s really the decision I made to change my diet.

best decision was obviously moving to this team; the second best was changing
my diet.”

Emily Court

Emily Court is a writer and content creator published in Plant Based News, Raise Vegan, Living Vegan and The Financial Diet. A self-described "recovering vegan hothead," she is now a pragmatic member of Vancouver's vibrant and growing plant-powered community. Hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia, she holds a BA in Spanish and certificate in Intercultural Communication from Dalhousie University, where her thesis focused on topics of cultural and gender-based discrimination. She aims to apply a privilege-conscious and culturally sensitive approach to her work in all fields.