'Completely unacceptable': F1 on abusive behaviour of fans at Austrian GP

Associated PressUpdated: Sunday, July 10, 2022, 06:18 PM IST
article-image
Fans at the Austrian GP |

Formula One says it will discuss the "unacceptable" behaviour of some abusive fans at the Austrian Grand Prix with the race promoter.

F1 said prior to Sunday's race that it has received reports from other fans who said they were reportedly subjected to slurs and abusive comments.

"We have been made aware of reports that some fans have been subject to completely unacceptable comments by others at the Austrian Grand Prix," F1 said in a statement. "We take these matters very seriously, have raised them with the promoter and event security, and will be speaking to those who reported the incidents." The Red Bull Ring in Spielberg has been sold out with 300,000 fans attending over three days.

F1 said the abusive behaviour of some fans "is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

I may not be qualified enough: Pankaja Munde over missing out on cabinet berth in Maharashtra

I may not be qualified enough: Pankaja Munde over missing out on cabinet berth in Maharashtra

Mumbai Metro 3: Aarey depot speeding to April 2023 deadline

Mumbai Metro 3: Aarey depot speeding to April 2023 deadline

Malvani Building collapse: HC grants bail to owner who lost his nine family members

Malvani Building collapse: HC grants bail to owner who lost his nine family members

Mumbai: With no bidders for pothole tenders, BMC relaxes conditions to attract contractors

Mumbai: With no bidders for pothole tenders, BMC relaxes conditions to attract contractors

Mumbai: Private school chairman, principal get 15-days jail for not reinstating teacher

Mumbai: Private school chairman, principal get 15-days jail for not reinstating teacher