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F1 and Mercedes condemn Piquet after Hamilton racial slur

Formula 1 and Mercedes have released statements on Nelson Piquet's alleged racial slur against Lewis Hamilton. Piquet used the racial slur during an interview he gave towards the end of the 2021 Formula 1 season, as Max Verstappen and Hamilton battled for the title. In November 2021, Piquet was speaking to Motorsport Talk's Ricardo Oliveira when the conversation shifted to chatting about the 2021 British Grand Prix. This weekend marks a year since the highly controversial incident on the first lap of the race at Silverstone, when the two title protagonists collided at high speed at the Copse corner. Verstappen was flung into the tyre barriers and had to be taken to hospital for...
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