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Hitech retains Vips despite racial slur, Formula 2 ‘surprised’

Juri Vips Hitech Grand Prix has retained Juri Vips in its Formula 2 team despite his recent use of a racial slur, a decision which the championship has described as “surprising”. Red Bull initially suspended Vips from its junior programme, following the revelation of the offending comment during a Twitch live stream, before ultimately terminating his contract as its Formula 1 test and reserve driver. However, he will continue to compete in the FIA F2 Championship, Hitech has announced in a statement entitled, “Juri Vips to complete his F2 season with Hitech, providing him with the opportunity to redeem himself.” Team boss Oliver Oakes said the matter had been debated, but it was...
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