“I’m not the type of person who gets kicked in the face of someone on their knees” – Gunther Steiner on the demand to sack Nikita Mazpin.
Nikita Mazepin was surrounded with a huge wave of outrage after a video posted by her on social media.
However, after the conclusion of its classified report, Haas decides to stay with Russian race driver, And team principal Gunther Steiner have listed their justification on the decision.
Steiner said that we need to work on him to give him the best chance to learn from him, focus on his racing and make sure he no longer does it. Sun.
“He knows that. He realizes that what was done was not right. I am not the type of guy who gets kicked in the face of someone who is on their knees – that’s not right ”, Steiner continued.
“This is a young man who needs to grow up, and of course we have dealt with it, and we will continue to deal with it. We are not saying it was okay and let him get away with it. We are educating him and will continue to educate him for his future ”, Steiner concluded.
Formula 1 teams succumb to financial needs
Analyzing Haas’s decision to give Mazepin “one more chance”, the amount of money he brought cannot be dismissed, because Mazepin’s father gave his son a huge sum of financial money in exchange for a set. Have invested.
And it is worth noting that this aid is critical to Haas’s survival, as it has taken the risk of going into administration. Therefore, it is undoubtedly an indication that Haas chose his existence in F1 rather than sacking a driver who has been accused of molestation.
On the other hand, even the FIA, which had a moral obligation in this situation, preferred to remain silent about it. Educating Mazepin already seems pointless.
The young Russian race driver has been involved in many crimes, but tends to repeat his mistakes and has already turned into a public enemy before his debut in F1.