Pink Bull junior driver Juri Vips has been suspended by his team after an apparent incident of racist language on gaming platform Twitch.
Vips, 21, who is racing for Hitech Grand Prix in Formula 2, has been suspended from all workforce obligations with quick impact, pending a whole investigation into the incident.
A assertion from Purple Bull Racing read through: “As an organisation we condemn abuse of any kind and have a zero-tolerance plan to racist language or conduct inside our organisation.”
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Vips apologised on his particular Instagram account, including that he would “entirely” cooperate with the investigation.
“I wish to unreservedly apologise for the offensive language utilized throughout a stay gaming stream earlier currently,” the Estonian mentioned.
“This language is entirely unacceptable and does not portray the values and concepts that I maintain.
“I deeply regret my steps and this is not the illustration I wish to established. I will cooperate with the investigation fully.”
Vips is at present seventh in the Components 2 championship standings with 51 points after the first 6 rounds.
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Source: Euro Sports