By Ben Church, CNN
Updated 1342 GMT (2142 HKT) July 19, 2021
(CNN)Lewis Hamilton was the target of online racist abuse after winning his eighth British Grand Prix on Sunday.
The seven-time world champion fought back from a 10-second penalty to clinch victory following a controversial collision with rival Max Verstappen, which left the Red Bull driver in hospital.
Facebook, which also owns Instagram, said it had removed a number of comments from its platform in relation to Hamilton, who has been a huge advocate for diversity and the Black Lives Matter movement, and called the abuse "unacceptable."
"In addition to our work to remove comments and accounts that repeate...