Nelson Piquet fined £780k for racist and homophobic comments about Lewis Hamilton

The three-times Condition One head honcho Nelson Piquet ought to pay 5m reals (£780k) in moral damages for dogmatist and homophobic comments about Lewis Hamilton, a Brazilian court controlled on Friday.

In a get-together in November 2021, Piquet consolidated a Portuguese racial slur concerning the seven-times champion while commenting on Hamilton’s debacle with Max Verstappen at the English Heavenly Prix.
Hamilton called for action to change old positions after a film of the social event surfaced last June. Piquet apologized and said his comments had been mistranslated.

In one more look that surfaced later, Piquet recalled devotee and homophobic language against Hamilton for a web recording interview while depicting how Hamilton missed the 2016 title to Nico Rosberg. Hamilton, who yielded leaned toward Brazilian citizenship last June, is the game’s fundamentally Dull driver.

The charges were brought by four normal open doors social affairs, including Brazil’s Public LGBT+ Association, which remained mindful that Piquet ought to pay 10m reals.

Judge Pedro Matos de Arruda said how much compensation was picked so that, as an overall people, we could at last at whatever point be freed from the compromising presentations that are inclination and homophobia.