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Hamilton: We must stop giving 'older voices a platform'

Lewis Hamilton believes Formula 1 and the media must stop giving a platform to "older voices" of the sport who express "archaic" views following recent comments from Nelson Piquet and Bernie Ecclestone, among others. Piquet was condemned yesterday by F1 and the FIA for using a word in a 2021 podcast that surfaced earlier this week that was interpreted as a racial slur when describing Hamilton. The three-time F1 world champion apologized to Hamilton but insisted his comment, while perceived as derogatory, was void of any racial intent. Piquet's former team boss and close friend Bernie Ecclestone defended the Brazilian and insisted that Hamilton should have simply...
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