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Red Bull permanently expels Juri Vips for his racist comments

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Lor that initially it was a contract suspension is already a definitive expulsion. Yuri Vips has ceased to be, for all intents and purposes, a driver of the team Red Bull after his unfortunate racist comment broadcast to the world on a live broadcast of Twitch.

Vips leaves the Red Bull Junior Team

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The energy drink team has investigated what happened in that recording (in which Vips use the word ‘nigga’ -black, contemptuously- and expressions like ‘it’s a gay color’ during a game of online videogames), has listened to the pilot – who publicly apologized when the scandal jumped to the whole world – but his decision is firm and has expelled the Estonian of its structure.

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“After investigating the internet incident involving Juri Vips, Red Bull has decided terminate Juri’s contract as test and reserve pilot. The team does not condone any form of racism“. With this short and direct text the career of the Estonian promise in the team of Milton Keynes.

VIPs was one of the best placed among Red Bull promises to jump to the formula 1 in the next years. Although his trajectory in the formula 2 he was not stellar (his best year was 2021 with a sixth place finish and two victories included and this year he was seventh before the incident), he was already placed as reserve driver for Red Bull and Toro Rosso in F1. In fact, he rode the RB18 in free practice at the last Spanish Grand Prix.

The F2 team in which Vips ran, the Hitech GPhas not yet stated regarding the continuity of the Estonian, who this weekend should have played the seventh round of the championship on the british circuit Silverstone.

Troubled week in motorsports

The expulsion of vips arrives in full scandal over some comments by Nelson Piquet about Lewis Hamilton that have come to light in the preview of the British Grand Prixalthough they refer to just now a year ago, as a result of the clash between the seven-time champion and Max Verstappen at the 2021 GP.

picket too used the word “black” to define Hamilton when he gave his opinion on the accident that both pilots were involved in, a way of expressing himself that has aroused the indignation of the entire paddockfrom the FIA and her own formula 1 as organizations to peers (such as George Russell) and even rivals (such as Ferrari), who have not been slow to sympathize with the British.




Source: www.marca.com

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