‘I’m very disappointed’ Nikita Mazepin not to race in Formula 1 after Haas F1 terminated contract with Russian driver » FirstSportz

Haas' Russian driver Nikita Mazepin
Haas’ Russian driver Nikita Mazepin

Hass F1 cancel Nikita Mazepins Contract ahead of the 2022 Formula 1 season. The American team decided to sever ties with Mazepin after the FIA ​​​​and F1 recently terminated their contract with the Russian Grand Prix, saying they would no longer do so in the future will drive in Russia.

“Haas The F1 team has decided to end the title partnership with immediate effect ural alkaliand Nikita Mazepin’s driver’s contract.” The team said in a statement. It was decided to also cut ties with Dimitry Mazepin’s company.

Mazepin’s ban comes after the Russian was banned from racing at the 2022 British Grand Prix after Britain’s Motorsport Authority decided to ban Russian drivers from racing in Britain.

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Nikita Mazepin: “I will have more to say in the next few days”

Haas driver Nikita Mazepin
Haas driver Nikita Mazepin

The FIA ​​had decided to launch a ban on all motorsport events in Russia and Belarus. The ban also prohibits nationals and teams from the two countries from participating in international events. However, Russian drivers and teams were allowed to participate in their neutral capacity and among the “FIA Flag”subject to FIA approval.

“I am very disappointed to hear that my F1 contract has been terminated”, labyrinth expressed in his social media post. “While I understand the difficulties, the FIA’s decision and my continued willingness to accept the proposed terms in order to proceed have been completely ignored and no process followed in this unilateral move.”

“To those who tried to understand, my eternal thanks. I have treasured my time in Formula 1 and really hope we can all be together again in better times. I will have more to say in the coming days.” The Russian fertilizer giant ‘Uralkali’ is owned by Mazepin’s father Dimitry.

Pietro Fittipaldi would be the first option to replace Mazepin. The Brazilian has been linked to Haas as a back-up driver for the past 3 years. Haas will announce Mazepin’s replacement before the official preseason test begins March 10-12 in Bahrain.

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