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Update | Vips reacts to Red Bull Racing suspension and apologizes

Update | Vips reacts to Red Bull Racing suspension and apologizes

21 June - 20:24 Last update: 21 June - 20:24
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Juri Vips has been suspended as a junior driver at Red Bull Racing with immediate effect. The team is quick to respond to the racist remarks the driver made during a live stream.

Vips suspended by Red Bull

During a live stream on Twitch where Vips was playing Call of Duty with Liam Lawson and others, the Formula 2 driver threw out the N-word. He was immediately told off by Lawson, but by then the damage had been done. For the time being, Vips does not have to return to the Red Bull garage. The team has launched an internal investigation into the incident.

Vips uses N-word during stream

Update | Vips responds to Red Bull suspension

Shortly after Red Bull Racing's announcement, a message appeared on Vips' social media, in which the driver expressed his "unreserved apologies" for his remarks. "This language is completely unacceptable and does not reflect my values," reads the statement. He adds that he is deeply sorry for his actions and will cooperate fully with Red Bull's investigation.

 
 
 
 
 
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