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Tension resurfaces in new F1 racism scandal

Jun.29 A new line of tension has opened up in Lewis Hamilton's relationship with 2021 championship rival Max Verstappen. Footage of triple world champion Nelson Piquet calling the seven time world champion 'neguinho' after Hamilton and Verstappen's Silverstone crash last year has emerged. Formula 1, the FIA and almost every F1 team came out in strong condemnation of the language. 'It's more than language,' Hamilton said. 'These archaic mindsets need to change and have no place in our sport. 'I've been surrounded by these attitudes and targeted my whole life. There has been plenty of time to learn. Time has come for action.' Brazilian Piquet, 69, said on a television program in Portuguese:...
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