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Red Bull terminate Vips' contract after racist comments

Article To news overview © RN365/Michael Potts Red Bull have terminated their contract with junior driver Juri Vips, after the Estonian allegedly made racist comments during an online game with fellow academy driver Liam Lawson. Vips appeared to use the phrase "bitch n***ger" on the Twitch stream, with the team reacting via a statement last Tuesday condemning his language and announcing that he had been "suspended from all team duties with immediate effect pending a full enquiry into the incident". Vips then issued a statement of apology that indicated he had used the phrase in question. "I wish to unreservedly apologise for the offensive language used during a...
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