‘Your Driver Line-Up Is Mick Schumacher. Period’: Fans Slam Haas As Nikita Mazepin Keeps Drive

The Haas F1 Team is being lambasted on social media after it reiterated that Nikita Mazepin will be driving for the team next year.

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In an attempt to end the controversy triggered after Nikita Mazepin groped an Instagram model earlier this month, the Haas F1 Team today confirmed that the Russian will be driving for the team next season.

In a statement, Haas said the matter has been dealt with internally and reiterated that its 2021 driver line-up will consist of Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin.

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However, many fans have taken to social media to insist that they refuse to recognise Mazepin as an F1 driver.

Reacting to Haas’ statement, one F1 fan wrote: “Your line-up is Mick Schumacher. Period.”

Dozens of others posted similar remarks and slammed the Haas F1 Team for not dropping Nikita Mazepin following the incident.

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