While Hitech GP announce Juri Vips is staying with the team F2 themselves give a very surprised reaction.
Shortly after the Hitech GP statement and announcement Formula 2 themselves said they were surprised and shocked by the decision to keep the Estonian driver racing in the junior category.
F2 seemed very unhappy with the announcement in a statement they said “Following the recent incident involving Jüri Vips, F2 would like to reaffirm that the use of racist or discriminatory language cannot be tolerated in any environment,”
Hitech Grand Prix’s decision today is surprising and not one we would have taken. We will monitor the situation carefully with them to ensure that such behaviour is properly addressed.”
We will give more updates as we get them on the situation.