During an interview, Nelson Piquet used a racial argument against Hamilton that Lewis Hamilton condemned.

During last year's British Grand Prix, when Mercedes and Max Verstappen collided on the first lap at Silverstone,

A Brazilian derogatory term was used in a Portuguese podcast this week.

Piquet, the father of Verstappen's girlfriend, used a racist term to describe Hamilton's car.

It was "lucky" for Hamilton to continue the race, according to Piquet.

"This is more than language. Our sport should not tolerate these archaic mindsets."

I've been surrounded by them.We have had plenty of time to learn. Now is the time to take action.

A statement from F1 also condemned the term used by Piquet in Portuguese.

A man like Lewis is an incredible ambassador for our sport and deserves respect.

In addition to his tireless efforts to increase diversity and inclusion, F1 is committed to this.

Lewis has spearheaded our sport's efforts to combat racism, as Mercedes stated in a statement.

This incident reinforces our vision of a diverse and inclusive motorsport, and we must continue striving.