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Ecclestone, BRDC wade into Piquet controversy

Lewis Hamilton The controversy surrounding racial comments made by Formula 1 world champion Nelson Piquet has continued. Piquet made the remarks on a podcast recorded last November, but which only came to light in the last week. The comments, aimed at Lewis Hamilton, have met with an angry response from the industry which has universally condemned the 69-year-old, who has since offered an apology. However, that hasn’t been an end to it as Bernie Ecclestone, the sport’s former commercial boss and owner of the team Piquet won two of his three titles with, waded into the discussion. “I’ve known Nelson for an awful long time,” the 91-year-old told Good Morning Britain. “I was with...
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