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Verstappen’s girlfriend backs Piquet claim that his grandmother ‘called us all n******’ after Hamilton backlash

Rodrigo Piquet, a relative of three-time F1 world champion Nelson Piquet, has jumped to the Brazilian motorsport legend’s defence after he received backlash for using a racial slur against Sir Lewis Hamilton. Nelson called Hamilton the n-word while discussing the crash he had with Max Verstappen at the 2021 British Grand Prix. The former racing driver used the racist slur in November, but his comments only came to light this week, prompting widespread backlash. Hamilton on Tuesday took to Twitter to address the incident, saying that “these archaic mindsets need to change and have no place in our sport.” The Mercedes driver added that the “time has come for action” and said...
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