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Formula 2 team makes surprising decision amid Vips racism saga

Juri Vips' career has been thrown into huge doubt and controversy, after being caught saying a racial slur whilst streaming popular video-game Call of Duty on Twitch. Vips' comments have caused outrage, especially coming at a time where Sir Lewis Hamilton has once again been a victim of vile and inhumane racial abuse, this time from Nelson Piquet Sr. The Estonian driver who was Red Bull Racing's official test and reserve driver, was immediately dropped by the team in light of Vips comments, with the Austrian side terminating the F2 driver's contract. Vips recently drove for the team in FP1 at the Spanish Grand Prix, and was looking set for a great future with the side. However, Vips'...
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