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Piquet explains statements: 'Never intented to offend'

Nelson Piquet would have used the N-word in an earlier interview. Lewis Hamilton reacted angrily this week and he received a lot of support from others within the sport. Piquet made himself heard on social media on Wednesday. Article continues under ad "What I said was ill thought out, and I make no defence for it, but I will clarify that the term used is one that has widely and historically been used collequially in Brazilian Portuguese as a synonym for 'guy' or 'person' and was never intented to offend," he reveals. Read more Podium finish for Hamilton at Silverstone would set record He therefore does not recognise himself in the accusations he has heard in recent days. "I...
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