The staff member was dismissed after the texts recent emerged on social media.

It is understood the employee was not a high-profile member of Red Bull’s trackside team.

Red Bull confirmed to that the individual is no longer working for the company.

“We condemn racist abuse of any kind and have a zero-tolerance policy to racist behaviour within our organisation,” a spokesperson for Red Bull said.

“The person in question is no longer an employee of Red Bull Racing. We will not be commenting further at this stage.”

Following his collision with title rival Max Verstappen and controversial victory at the British Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was the target of online racist abuse.

Red Bull released a statement in support of Hamilton at the time, in which it condemned the abuse.

“While we may be fierce rivals on track, we are all united against racism,” the statement read. “We condemn racist abuse of any kind towards our team, our competitors and our fans.

“As a team we are disgusted and saddened to witness the racist abuse Lewis endured yesterday on social media after the collision with Max. There is never any excuse for it, there is certainly no place for it in our sport and those responsible should be held accountable.”