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Red Bull suspends F1 reserve Juri Vips over racial slur incident

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Red Bull Racing has suspended its reserve driver Juri Vips as it investigates his use of a racial slur in a stream with fellow Red Bull junior Liam Lawson.

Vips – who races in Formula 2 for Hitech GP – said the slur while playing a game with Lawson on Monday, which the pair were streaming online to their fans via Twitch.

In another moment with Lawson that they streamed he refused to wear a pink Red Bull hat because “it’s gay”, a use of the word which has homophobic connotations, which his Red Bull stablemate responded to by telling him “you can’t say that”.

The day after the stream, clips from it were shared online and attracted wider attention and in the evening Red Bull Racing put out a statement announcing its response to Vips’ actions.

“Red Bull Racing has suspended junior driver Juri Vips from all team duties with immediate effect, pending a full investigation into the…

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