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Piquet facing strong punishment from Formula 1 after using racial slur against Hamilton

Three-time world champion Nelson Piquet could find himself banned from the Formula 1 paddock unless he issues a public apology to Sir Lewis Hamilton. Several months ago, Piquet was analysing a collision between Hamilton and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen when he appeared to use a racial slur while talking about the seven-time champion. Those comments have now resurfaced, and several members of the Formula 1 community, including the majority of the teams and F1 itself, have expressed their support for Hamilton, who called for tangible action to be taken against those who express discriminatory behaviour. “It’s more than language. These archaic mindsets need to change and have no place in...
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