Lewis Hamilton has hammered three-time Formula One title holder Nelson Piquet for involving a racially overly critical term about himself in a meeting.
The 69-year-old Brazilian involved the disparaging term in a webcast in Portuguese after last year's British Grand Prix, when title rivals Hamilton and Max Verstappen crashed on the principal lap at Silverstone. The web recording came out this week.
Piquet, who is the dad of Verstappen's sweetheart, Kelly, utilized a bigoted word about Hamilton while blaming him for wrongly driving his vehicle into the principal corner. Piquet said Hamilton was "fortunate" to remain in the race.
The seven-time best on the planet said on Twitter on Tuesday: "This is more than language. These antiquated mentalities need to change and have no bearing in our game. I'm encircled by these perspectives and I have carried on with for what seems like forever." designated."
"It's been too lengthy to even think about learning. Now is the right time to make a move."He likewise tweeted in Portuguese: "We should zero in on adjusting the mentality."
On Tuesday, F1 likewise censured the phrasing utilized by Piquet in an explanation, which read: "Prejudicial or bigoted language in any structure is unsatisfactory and has no part in the public eye. Lewis is an extraordinary expansion to our game." They are representatives and merit regard.
Hamilton's group, Mercedes, gave an assertion: "We unequivocally denounce any utilization of bigot or prejudicial language of any sort. Lewis has driven our wearing endeavors to battle prejudice, And he is a genuine boss of variety on and off course.