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Hamilton: Don't know why we give these older voices a platform

Lewis Hamilton that Formula 1 should ignore 'old voices' and reject racism to focus on becoming more inclusive in the wake of Nelson Piquet's racial slurs during an interview that surfaced this week. Hamilton, the seven-time F1 champion, was talking to reporters at Silverstone on Thursday, reacting to comments made last year (but came to light this week) by three-time F1 champion Nelson Piquet referring to the Briton by a racial term. The Brazilan slang word in question – neguinho – launched a deluge of headlines in recent days across the media spectrum that did F1 no favours. Deposed F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone defended Piquet on Thursday, said he was surprised Hamilton hadn't...
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