Ex-Crimson Bull F1 reserve Juri Vips sacked for racial slur handed IndyCar debut | F1

Vips’ contract with Crimson Bull was terminated over a 12 months in the past after he made a racist touch upon social media.

On the time, Crimson Bull concluded: “Following its investigation into a web based incident involving Juri Vips, Oracle Crimson Bull Racing has terminated Juri’s contract as its check and reserve driver.

“The group don’t condone any type of racism.”

Consequently, Vips misplaced his affiliation with Crimson Bull, and his drive in F2 – F1’s feeder sequence.

Nonetheless, he’s set to make his return to full-time racing in IndyCar.

After Rahal Letterman Lanigan launched driver Jack Harvey, the group appears to guage Vips within the closing rounds of this season forward of subsequent 12 months.

Vips, 23, examined for them twice earlier within the 12 months.

“I haven’t been driving all 12 months so the anticipation for this chance has been immense however I’m actually wanting ahead to beginning once more,” Vips mentioned of the information.

“We examined collectively on the finish of 2022 in Sebring and it appeared like we simply gelled. I acquired together with everybody and I actually just like the environment on the group.

“Bobby’s additionally one to present second possibilities and I’m extraordinarily grateful that he’s giving me one and I actually hope to carry a superb consequence for him, Mike [Lanigan] and the entire group.”

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