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Piquet issues statement over allegedly 'racist' remark aimed at Hamilton

Article To news overview Nelson Piquet Snr. has apologised to Lewis Hamilton for his use of the word 'neguinho' during a 2021 interview in his native Portuguese. The Brazilian motorsport legend used the term while blaming Hamilton for his 2021 British Grand Prix crash with Max Verstappen. Piquet has described his use of the word as "ill-thought-out" but says there was no racial motivation behind its use. He has instead claimed that the term is widely used in Brazilian-Portuguese to mean "guy" or "person". Piquet claims translation is not correct In a statement released on Wednesday afternoon, Piquet said: "I would like to clear up the stories circulating...
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