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Piquet's honorary membership of BRDC suspended

The British Racing Drivers' Club, the owner of Silverstone, has announced that Nelson Piquet's honorary membership has been temporarily suspended. The news comes in a brief statement issued by the BRDC in response to comments the three-time world champion made last November. 'The BRDC Board of Directors has noted that, in a Brazilian podcast last November, Nelson Piquet Senior, an Honorary Member of the BRDC, described Lewis Hamilton using a racially offensive expression in Portuguese,' reads the statement. 'The apology issued yesterday by Mr Piquet Sr has also been noted. 'In view of the BRDC's zero-tolerance policy towards any act involving or suggesting racism, the BRDC Board has...
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