Vegan Athlete Lewis Hamilton Wins Japan Grand Prix

The win has the F1 racer on track for his fifth world title
Lewis Hamilton
Hamilton says he's grateful to do the work that he does (Photo: Facebook)

Vegan athlete Lewis Hamilton has won the Japan Grand Prix.

The pro racer took today's win with 25 points - which puts his German rival Sebastian Vettel 67 points behind him.

Hamilton is set to compete in Austin, Texas in two weeks time and has the odds in his favor to win his fifth world title.


After today's win, Hamilton said: "I'm proud and grateful for the chance to do what I do."

He added that he's looking forward to the Austin race, and noted his team's strong performance.

Lewis Hamilton And Fans
Hamilton with fans in July of last year (Photo: Facebook)

Vegan athlete

Hamilton has been eating plant-based since 2017, and says he's feeling the best he's ever felt.

He's encouraged his fans to adopt a vegan diet and has developed an interest in environmental and animal welfare issues.

The star athlete has used his platform to discuss the mistreatment of farm animals, and recently took on a self-imposed beach clean up which he shared with his online followers.

Sign up for our newsletter to get the best of Plant Based News delivered to your inbox weekly.
PBN Academy launches with a selection of simple courses on health and wellness, how to rise a child vegan, reversing type-2 diabetes with diet and more. Join free today

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are prepared in the author's capacity and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Plant Based News itself. 

Reuse this content
PBN Contributor:

Emily Court is a passionate ethical vegan from Eastern Canada. She is a Challenge 22 Mentor, Digital Writer, and experienced animal advocate driven by issues of animal liberation and social justice. She studied at Dalhousie University, where her thesis highlighted intercultural and gender relations. She is an established public speaker, writer, and world traveller with a drive to provide a voice to those who might not otherwise have one. You can follow her on Instagram @emily.j.court or on Twitter @_EmilyJCourt_.

(c) 2019 Plant Based News LTD. All Rights Reserved. Content must not be copied without permission.

Join the conversation

Since you're here...
Plant Based News is a FREE service that receives millions of views each week. This takes a lot of our personal time, money and hard work. But we do it because we KNOW it makes a difference. If those following our reporting helped by contributing, we could do even more. Please consider supporting us so we can create further awareness about animal rights, environmentalism, ethical consumerism and the plant-based lifestyle. Not a false narrative - but information that empowers people to make better choices.

It's World Vegan Day