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British
15 February 1998 (23)
Graham Hill (15 February 1929)
Alexander Wurz (15 February 1974)
Charles Pic (15 February 1990)

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9th (2020 Sakhir Grand Prix)
2nd (2020 Sakhir Grand Prix)
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2019 Australian Grand Prix
2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

about George Russell

George Russell (born 15 February 1998) is a British racing driver who will compete in the 2019 Formula One World Championship for the Williams team. He is the reigning FIA Formula 2 Champion for ART and the 2017 GP3 Series Champion.


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seasons

2019, 2020, 2021,

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wins

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pole positions

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teams & teammates

season teammate
2019 Robert Kubica
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2020 Nicholas Latifi
Jack Aitken
Lewis Hamilton
Valtteri Bottas
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2021 Nicholas Latifi
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news

The Williams driver was left furious with Bottas after believing that the Mercedes driver had deliberately squeezed him off the track as they battled for position at Imola and came together in a 200mph accident.<br>In the wake of their incident, Russell angrily marched to Bottas' car to let his feelings be known. He later suggested that his Finnish rival had behaved differently to him because they ...

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Williams driver Russell retired from the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix after colliding with Bottas at high-speed on the approach to Turn 2 as they battled over ninth position.<br>Russell and Bottas blamed each other for causing the crash in the aftermath of the incident, which sparked a red flag and almost wrote off Bottas’s Mercedes car.<br>Russell said Bottas broke a gentleman’s agreement ...

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Bottas and Russell crashed out of Sunday's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix after colliding on the approach to Turn 2 when battling over ninth position.<br>Russell was gaining rapidly on Bottas down the main straight and moved to the right-hand side of the track to try and overtake, only to hit a wet patch and lose control of his car.<br>Russell's Williams speared to the left and into the Mercedes of ...

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Bottas and Russell crashed out of Sunday’s race at Imola after colliding on the approach to Turn 2 when battling over ninth position.<br>Russell was gaining rapidly on Bottas down the main straight and moved to the right-hand side of the track to try and overtake, only to hit a wet patch and lose control of his car.<br>Russell’s Williams speared to the left and into the Mercedes of Bottas ...

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Russell and Bottas crashed out while battling for ninth place halfway through Sunday's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, colliding at high-speed on the approach to Turn 2.<br>Russell gained on Bottas using DRS and moved to the right-hand side of the track to try and overtake, only for Bottas to make a slight move to the right.<br>It caused Russell to lose control of his car and spear into Bottas's ...

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Bottas and Russell collided on the run to the first chicane halfway through on Sunday at Imola, causing both cars to be eliminated from the race instantly.<br>The collision left debris strewn across the track and caused a red flag that suspended the race with 30 laps remaining.<br>Russell was gaining rapidly on Bottas down the main straight, and moved to the right-hand side of the track to try a ...

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Williams driver Russell collided with Bottas when trying to overtake for ninth place at high-speed during Sunday’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, resulting in a sizeable crash.<br>The incident left debris strewn across the track and caused the race to be red-flagged, and sparked angry reactions from both Russell and Bottas, who blamed each other.<br>Mercedes team principal Wolff said that while ...

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Russell and Bottas collided while battling for position on the run to the first chicane, causing a significant crash that left debris strewn across the track.<br>Race control took the decision at first to deploy the safety car before issuing a red flag on Lap 34 of the 63-lap race at Imola.<br>The crash was the latest in a string of incidents leading up to the red flag as drivers made the switch ...

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Russell explained after qualifying that he had been “just confused” why Latifi had “had the upper hand on me every single lap” throughout practice and Q1, with the Briton trailing in each session except FP3.<br>In Q2, however, Russell reversed the Williams’ drivers fortunes to maintain his 100% qualifying record against teammates at the team – his only F1 qualifying defeat to a ...

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The 23-year-old Briton, who will start 12th on the grid at Imola, was switching to his Mercedes power unit’s push mode in Q1 when he got sideways and ran across the gravel. He was trying to leave the change to the last possible moment in order to gain the maximum benefit over his flying lap.<br>Reflecting on the concentration lapse, he compared himself to former Williams driver Maldonado, who ...

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Hamilton was forced to miss last year’s Sakhir Grand Prix after testing positive for COVID-19, prompting Mercedes to draft in junior driver Russell from Williams for the weekend.<br>Russell produced a stunning display on debut for Mercedes despite minimal preparation, qualifying second and leading the majority of the race before finishing eighth due to a pit error and a late puncture.<br>The ...

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After a turbulent few seasons, the Williams family sold the team last year to American investment firm Dorilton Capital.<br>With fresh investment in place, Williams' new owners promoted Simon Roberts to the role of team principal, with former Volkswagen Motorsport chief Jost Capito coming in as CEO.<br>Capito brought in Francois-Xavier Demaison, whom he worked with at Volkswagen on the brand's ...

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The identity of Mercedes' future line-up remains the subject of intense speculation after only concluding a one-year contract extension with Hamilton in February, while teammate Bottas has been on one-year deals for several seasons.<br>That means Mercedes is free to swap drivers for 2022 when Mercedes protege Russell, who starred in last year's Sakhir Grand Prix when filling in for a COVID-hit ...

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The 23-year-old Briton announced earlier this week that he will replace Romain Grosjean as one of two directors in the drivers' body, following the Frenchman's departure for IndyCar.<br>Russell, who made his F1 debut in 2019, will join four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel as a fellow director.<br>Ex-F1 racer Alex Wurz, who retired in 2007, remains in place as chairman.<br>Only seven drivers ...

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Russell will work alongside fellow director Sebastian Vettel and chairman Alex Wurz on the body, which represents the interests of all F1 drivers on the grid.<br>Speaking about taking on the responsibility, Russell said he was proud that his fellow drivers had put faith in him.<br>“It is an honour and privilege to be nominated director of the GPDA,” he said.<br>“I appreciate the support of ...

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After a 2020 campaign where Alfa Romeo duo Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi struggled at times to make much of an impression in the midfield battle, the Swiss outfit was left more encouraged by its run in Bahrain.<br>The new C41 showed signs of being a step forward over its predecessor, and on the final day of the test Raikkonen was fourth quickest. With Williams set to be locked in ...

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Williams regular Russell was drafted in by parent team Mercedes for the second race in Bahrain last December after Lewis Hamilton was ruled out following a positive test for COVID-19.<br>Russell qualified second and dominated the majority of the race on the Bahrain International Circuit’s outer loop, only for a tyre mix-up by Mercedes and a late puncture to deny him a possible ...

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Russell is entering the final year of his Williams F1 contract in 2021, leading to suggestions that he could step up to join parent team Mercedes for next season.<br>Mercedes has supported Russell's racing career since the end of 2016, and opted to draft him in to race for its team when Lewis Hamilton tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the Sakhir Grand Prix.<br>Russell dominated the race and ...

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Russell is a contender for a 2022 race seat at Mercedes, having boosted his chances of a drive there on the back of a strong showing at last year’s Sakhir Grand Prix when he stood in for Lewis Hamilton.<br>But while some believed Russell had done enough to justify a seat with Mercedes immediately, Wolff is more cautious about things – and believes another year at Williams will be important for ...

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The Briton is an obvious candidate to move to Mercedes in 2022 following an impressive debut for the team as stand in for Lewis Hamilton at last year’s Sakhir Grand Prix.<br>But despite what is up for grabs if he impresses for Williams this year, he says the rollercoaster that he experienced last season to get his first Mercedes chance shows why there is little reason to get too carried away ...

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With Russell’s Williams team having made good progress, and Vettel struggling in a difficult Ferrari, the two drivers ended up next to each other on track quite a bit during 2020.<br>And Russell reckons that the experience of seeing how the four-time champion reacted in the heat of battle was a great learning experience – alongside the other tussles he had with Haas ...

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The Briton was drafted in by the German car manufacturer for the Sakhir Grand Prix, after regular Lewis Hamilton was struck down with coronavirus.<br>Russell impressed hugely over the weekend, and had a good chance of winning the race before a botched pitstop and a late race puncture scuppered his chances completely.<br>Having returned to Williams for the season finale in Abu ...

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With Red Bull having been open that it would look outside its current pool of drivers if Albon did not deliver what it wanted, Sergio Perez ultimately ended up landing the second Red Bull seat for 2021.<br>However, Russell would have been an obvious contender based on his pure speed after showing at the Sakhir Grand Prix that he had the pace to win when he stood in for Lewis ...

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Russell was drafted in by Mercedes for the Sakhir Grand Prix as replacement for world champion Lewis Hamilton, who had been sidelined by coronavirus.<br>A botched pitstop and late puncture cost Russell the chance of a maiden F1 win, before he returned to Williams for the season finale in Abu Dhabi.<br>While Russell will not be allowed to reveal any of Mercedes' direct secrets, his knowledge of how ...

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Russell's car was accidentally fitted with the front two mediums from a set of Bottas's tyres at the Sakhir Grand Prix earlier this month during his stand-in appearance for Mercedes.<br>Mercedes brought Russell in on the next lap to move him back onto a set of his own tyres, but sparked a stewards' investigation for mixing up tyre sets.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>The F1 sanity that left Russell with ...

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