• Piquet apologises for slur, banned from F1 paddock

    1 month ago - By ESPN

    Nelson Piquet has apologised for a racial slur he used to describe Lewis Hamilton and claimed the word he used has been taken out of the context he intended.
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  • Piquet apologizes to Hamilton over ‘ill thought out' racist comment

    Piquet apologizes to Hamilton over ‘ill thought out' racist comment

    1 month ago - By Sportsnet

    SAO PAULO - Former Formula One champion Nelson Piquet apologized to Lewis Hamilton on Wednesday, saying the racist term he used about the Mercedes driver was “ill thought out” but was not meant to be offensive.
    The 69-year-old Brazilian has faced heavy criticism this week over comments he made in Portuguese last November on a podcast where he referred to Hamilton as “neguinho,” which means “little Black guy.”
    “What I said was ill thought out, and I make no defence for it, but I will clarify that the term used is one that has widely and historically been used colloquially in Brazilian...
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  • Lewis Hamilton: Nelson Piquet apologises for 'ill-thought-out' racially abusive language about British driver

    Lewis Hamilton: Nelson Piquet apologises for 'ill-thought-out' racially abusive language about British driver

    1 month ago - By BBC

    Three-time F1 world champion Nelson Piquet says his racially abusive remark about Lewis Hamilton was "ill thought out".
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