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Horner quizzed about lack of statement on Piquet slurs

Christian Horner has defended Red Bull’s decision not to issue a statement condemning Nelson Piquet’s racial abuse of Lewis Hamilton. The seven-time former World Champion was the victim of unacceptable comments from the Brazilian during an interview in a podcast that had recently been reported. Formula 1 teams and drivers have spoken out against Piquet’s remarks but there was nothing official from Red Bull, who contested an intense World Championship battle with Hamilton’s Mercedes squad last year. pic.twitter.com/74w0NWSLQF — Charles Leclerc (@Charles_Leclerc) June 28, 2022 However, Max Verstappen, who pipped Hamilton to the 2021 Drivers’ title and is the boyfriend of...
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