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Piquet apologises for Hamilton racial slur

Nelson Piquet has apologised for a racial slur he used to describe Lewis Hamilton and said the word he used has been taken out of the context he intended. The 69-year-old used a racist term about Hamilton while blaming him for his collision with Max Verstappen, boyfriend of Piquet's daughter Kelly, at last year's British Grand Prix. The comments were made in Portuguese on a podcast last November, but only came to light this week. Hamilton tweeted in response to it on Tuesday, saying "these archaic mindsets need to change", while F1, several teams and drivers all issued statements in support of the British driver and condemning racism. On Wednesday Piquet, a three-time F1...
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