Lewis Hamilton has taken the championship lead from Sebastian Vettel with the Mercedes driver emerging winner of a crash-laden Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday.
The British racing driver had made the comments about his young nephew dressed as a princess during Christmas.
The Formula One world champion’s team members were held up at gunpoint near the Brazilian Grand Prix circuit.
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Briton's Lewis Hamilton has gained his seventieth pole position in Formula One, driving for Mercedes in Malaysia.
The Mercedes drivers now has a three point lead over his closest rival, Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel
The Briton's fifth success in 12 races this season, and 58th of his career, came a day after he equalled Michael Schumacher's all-time record of 68 pole positions.