The now-deleted video was posted on his Instagram story on Tuesday, however is now being broadly shared on social media.
Mazepin’s face isn’t truly seen within the video, which is shot inside a shifting automobile.
An unidentified hand can then be seen grabbing the chest of a girl within the again seat.
The lady within the video pushes the hand away earlier than placing her center finger as much as the digicam.
“The matter is being handled internally and no additional remark shall be made at the moment,” the racing workforce added.
It was introduced final week that the 21-year-old Russian would be part of Haas F1 workforce forward of the brand new season. The rookie driver has promised to be taught from his mistake.
“I’ve to carry myself to the next normal as a Method 1 driver and I acknowledge I’ve let myself and many individuals down. I promise I’ll be taught from this.”