Vips was heard utilizing racist language throughout a live stream of a video videogame on Tuesday, triggering Red Bull to take instant action.
The Formula 1 group released a declaration validating he hadactually been suspended from its group activities ahead of a complete examination.
“Red Bull Racing hasactually suspended junior motorist Juri Vips from all group responsibilities with instant impact, pending a complete examination into the occurrence,” the group stated.
“As an organisation we condemn abuse of any kind and have a zero-tolerance policy to racist language or behaviour within our organisation.”
Vips took to Instagram to “unreservedly apologise for the offensive language utilized throughout a live videogaming stream earlier today.”
“This language is totally undesirable and does not represent the worths and concepts that I hold,” Vips composed.
“I deeply remorse my actions and this is not the example I desire to set. I will worktogether with the examination completely.”
Vips endedupbeing a member of the Red Bull junior program towards the end of2018 He endedup 4th in the following year’s FIA F3 champion priorto finishing to F2, where he is presently completing in his 3rd season.
Juri Vips, Red Bull Racing RB18
Photo by: Mark Sutton / Motorsport Images
Alongside his F2 racing dedications, Vips has likewise served as a test and reserve motorist for Red Bull and its sis group, AlphaTauri, because the end of 2020, as well as endeavor routine simulator work for the groups.
The Estonian made his F1 race weekend launching earlier this year when he took part in opening practice for the Spanish Grand Prix with Red Bull, satisfying one of the group’s 2 needed young chauffeur practice looks for the season.
Vips is next due to race for Hitech Grand Prix in the F2 round at Silverstone next weekend in assistance of the British Grand Prix.
Hitech group employer and creator Oliver Oakes informed Motorsport.com he was “shocked and horrified to hear about this event”.
“The remarks made by Juri are offensive and entirely not reflective of Hitech’s inclusive worths,” he included. “Like everybody else, I discovered out about this an hour ago – the video and Red Bull’s suspension with an examination to follow.”
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