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Red Bull sack driver for using racist slur

Red Bull have terminated the contract of Formula 2 driver Juri Vips after he used a racial slur during a livestream. Vips was gaming with Red Bull junior Liam Lawson when he used the term, leading the New Zealander to nervously laugh as he realised what his colleague had done. It came after the 21-year-old also allegedly used a derogatory term when offered a pink hat by Lawson, and he was immediately suspending by Red Bull, who started an investigation into his conduct. Shortly after, Vips took to Instagram to apologise for his actions. “I wish to unreservedly apologise for the offensive language used during a live gaming stream earlier today,” he posted. “This language is entirely...
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