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Red Bull suspends driver for racist comments | RacingNews365



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Juri Vips has been suspended from Red Bull’s development programme with immediate effect after allegedly making racist comments during an online game.

Vips appeared to use the phrase “bitch n***ger” on the Twitch stream, with the team reacting via a statement condemning his language.

“Red Bull Racing has suspended Junior Driver Juri Vips from all team duties with immediate effect pending a full enquiry into the incident,” read the team statement.

“As an organisation we condemn abuse of any kind and have a zero-tolerance policy to racist language or behaviour within our organisation.”

Vips’ response indicates that he was culpable of uttering the phrase.

“I wish to unreservedly apologise for the offensive language used during a live gaming stream earlier today,” he said on social media.

“This language is entirely unacceptable and does not portray the values and principles that I hold. I deeply regret my actions and this is not the example I wish to set. I will co-operate with the…



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