Here’s a cross-section of reaction from a range of blogs including sites about F1, Spain, general sport, black people and more, with a predictably broad spectrum of opinions. There were a few people talking about other things, but this was undoubtedly the talking point of the week.
Race taunts at the Barcelona testing track – Alchemy V blog.
Face up to it – Orange news blog.
True sportsmanship? – Interesting thoughts of an indusiastic utopian.
Lewis Hamilton racially abused by Spanish F1 fans – Formula 1 Australia.
Public display of racism – Tidor.
Racism in Spain – Lewis Hamilton and the F1 disgrace – Notes from Spain.
Black racer, Lewis Hamilton, faces racism in Spain – Black voices.
Spanish F1 fans jeopardise race – F1 underground.
My say on racism towards Hamilton @ Times Online – All talk and no trousers.
Media hypocrisy is making the F1 racism issue worse – Doctorvee.
Lewis sees the dark side – Tomas Tales.
More Lewis Hamilton abuse – The F1 pit box.
Lewis Hamilton – Black looks.
Go to hell Spain – The beatniks celebrity gossip.
The idiot fringe – Motorsport ramblings.
Lewis Hamilton vs F1 Prixs – Daily Telegraph.
Why, Spanish fans? – Absolutely Alex’s adventures, life and times.
Racist taunting at sporting events draws fines – Kalagenesis.
The knee-jerk reaction to racism in F1 – In the slipstream.
Spanish GPs threatened amid racial tension – Planet Earth.
Take a different angle on Spanish F1 fans – F1-togo.
Racism – F1 must stamp on it now – Motorsport.
Hamilton and racism – Turn one.
Their blackface should make F1 fans red-faced – The sports oasis.
F1 hooligans – Axis of Oversteer.
There’s a reason they call them fanatics – F1 blog.
Way to go Lewis – Fastmachines.
Motorsport or football? – Ferrariworld blog.
Lewis Hamilton racially abused – Force India F1.
Hamilton saddened at racial abuse in Spain – Formula 1 blog.
Leave Alonso and Spain alone – Linksheaven.
Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton, racism and Barcelona – Spanish football and sports.
Mierda – El nuevo pantano.
VJM01: Force India’s chariot through the 2008 F1 season unveiled – More Indian interest in F1’s new Indian team.
FIA threaten Spanish sanctions after Lewis Hamilton racially abused – Well, what d’ya know…
ING Renault F1 team blog – Renault have launched a new blog and social networking site, although I’ve made a few attempts to upload images to it and so far nothing has happened. Nonetheless you can find me there under the name F1Fanatic.
Melbourne Grand Prix in doubt – Australian Grand Prix organisers aren’t ready to set up a night race yet.
F1 and the French municipal elections – Could politics in France see the relocation of the French Grand Prix?
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