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Piquet ordered to pay $950k for racist and homophobic comments

Article To news overview © XPB Nelson Piquet Snr. has been ordered to pay $953,050 (5 million Brazilian Reals) in moral damages for racist and homophobic comments made against Lewis Hamilton. The comments were made in an interview in 2021, when the three-time Brazilian F1 world champion used a racial slur commenting on Hamilton's British Grand Prix crash with Max Verstappen. Piquet apologised and said they had been mistranslated, issuing a statement last year claiming the words he used were "ill-thought-out." However another clip of him on a podcast emerged where he used homophobic language against Hamilton, when describing how the Briton missed out on the 2016 championship to...
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