The Haas F1 Team have released the following statement condemning the actions of their new driver Nikita Mazepin after the Russian who is set to make his Formula One debut alongside Mick Schumacher in 2021 posted a video of himself on Instragram sitting in the back of a car reaching into the front and touching the female driver’s chest inappropriately while the driver pushes him away.
The video which was uploaded on Tuesday night has since been removed and the Haas F1 Team said:
Haas F1 Team does not condone the behavior of Nikita Mazepin in the video recently posted on his social media. Additionally, the very fact that the video
was posted on social media is also abhorrent to Haas F1 Team. The matter is being dealt with internally and no further comment shall be made at this time.
Mazepin tweeted on Wednesday: