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BRDC suspend Piquet's honorary member status

Following his controversial comments relating to Lewis Hamilton, Nelson Piquet has been suspended as a BRDC honorary member. Formula 1 has arrived at Silverstone for the British Grand Prix, the circuit which is owned by the British Racing Drivers' Club. And a major talking point in the lead up to the event has been the racial slur which Piquet used in reference to seven-time World Champion Hamilton, though Piquet has denied that this was his intent when using the term. Nonetheless, Piquet has been widely condemned throughout the Formula 1 community, and the BRDC has now taken action by suspending the three-time World Champion's status as an honorary member. Furthermore, the BRDC expects...
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