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F1 condemns Piquet’s racial slur towards Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton Formula 1 has reacted swiftly to the emergence of a racial slur Nelson Piquet made in reference to Lewis Hamilton. Reports have indicated Piquet’s remark was made on a Brazilian podcast recorded in November last year, with it only gaining traction of late. Piquet is a three-time Formula 1 world champion, and his daughter Kelly is dating Hamilton’s 2021 arch nemesis Max Verstappen. F1 released the following statement tonight in response to the matter: “Discriminatory or racist language is unacceptable in any form and has no part in society. “Lewis is an incredible ambassador for our sport and deserves respect. “His tireless efforts to increase diversity and...
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