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Formula 2 team make highly controversial decision after Red Bull driver uses n-word

Former Red Bull junior driver Juri Vips has been retained by Hitech Grand Prix after he was dropped from the Austrian team’s programme for using racist language. Vips was gaming with fellow Red Bull junior Liam Lawson when he used an offensive word, and he was immediately suspended by the team. The Estonian issued an apology, but this was not enough to keep him in his role, and he was dropped by the Milton Keynes outfit, leaving speculation as to whether he would be able to keep his Formula 2 seat. READ: ‘I want to protect her’: Norris opens up on horrifying death threats he and his girlfriend receive Hitech boss, Oliver Oakes, previously stated that he was “shocked and appalled”...
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