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Red Bull criticised for unusual reaction to Piquet calling Hamilton the n-word

Red Bull have been criticised for their reaction to Nelson Piquet racially abusing Sir Lewis Hamilton. The Milton Keynes side dropped junior driver Juri Vips from their programme after the Estonian used a racist slur during a livestream on Twitch, and comments made by Piquet back in November were uncovered ahead of this weekend’s British Grand Prix. Piquet was reviewing the incident between Hamilton and Max Verstappen last season, and he used a racist term to describe the seven-time world champion. Multiple teams and drivers came to the defence of Hamilton, but Red Bull did not issue a public statement. READ: Steiner comments on Schumacher’s future as he warns of ‘negative spiral’...
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