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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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2nd (2021 Belgian Grand Prix)
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19 (0.3 points per race avg)
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9 (15.8%)
2019 Australian Grand Prix
2021 São Paulo 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.


source: Wikipedia

seasons

2019, 2020, 2021,

finishing positions

grid positions

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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Since he earned 10th place at the Russian GP, Russell has finished the last five races in 15th, 14th, 16th, 13th and 17th positions.<br>He’s also struggled of late to match his early season pace in qualifying, having previously been guaranteed to at least make Q2.<br>Despite failing to score in recent races Williams still looks set to beat Alfa Romeo to eighth in the World Championship, as it ...

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The Briton was edged out by teammate Nicholas Latifi for the first time at Interlagos, on a day when the duo struggled for form and were both knocked out in Q1.<br>Russell says the lack of speed from the car was of greater concern to him than Latifi having done a better job.<br>"It just didn't come together for me," Russell told Sky. "I think Nicholas did a really good job, so well done to ...

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After being loaned out by Mercedes to Williams for three seasons Russell will finally move up to the Brackley outfit in 2022, replacing Valtteri Bottas as Lewis Hamilton's teammate at the works team.<br>Ever since the deal was announced in September, Russell has received plenty of questions on his impending move, but the Briton says it would be "unprofessional" to be thinking ...

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Russell missed most of second practice on Friday afternoon after a transmission problem developed early in the one-hour session.<br>But he was already running the gearbox he had been set use in Sunday’s race at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, after his usual high-mileage ‘practice’ gearbox had developed its own problem during FP1 and had been swapped out.<br>The problem on Russell’s race ...

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After the first qualifying segment at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez had been suspended following Lance Stroll’s heavy crash at the Peraltada midway through Q1, the remaining cars began to queue at the end of the pitlane when the near-half hour stoppage was about to end.<br>The queue featured the two Haas cars stopped in the fast lane in front of the Williams garage, with Russell and Latifi ...

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Russell began the day with a high-mileage ‘Friday gearbox’ but after he experienced a problem with that in Free Practice 1, the team opted to fit his race unit, which normally would not be used until Saturday.<br>However, that too suffered an issue early in FP2, forcing Russell to miss most of the session after he crawled back to the pits on his out lap. The team quickly determined that it ...

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After his second place in the Belgian GP moved Williams well ahead of Alfa Romeo in the points table, Russell suggested that he would no longer be wary of taking risks and losing potential scoring opportunities.<br>He’s now confirmed that the cushion has given him the confidence to try different things, especially on first laps.<br>At the start in Austin last weekend he jumped from last spot on ...

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The British driver will move to his fourth power unit of the 2021 season and is set to drop to the rear of the field from wherever he qualifies.<br>Russell entered the Austin weekend at the maximum season allocation limit for internal combustion engines, turbochargers, MGU-H, energy store and control electronics, which means the accrued penalties for taking a whole new Mercedes engine would leave ...

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Russell moves to the works Mercedes team next season, and will be replaced at the Grove outfit by former Red Bull Racing driver Alex Albon.<br>Latifi, who has spent two seasons alongside former F2 rival Russell, has bolstered his reputation with some strong recent showings relative to his highly-rated teammate.<br>The Canadian says that Russell has been a great benchmark to measure himself against ...

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Russell, who has scored points in three of the last four races for the team that had previously not had a top 10 result since the 2019 German GP, grabbed third place on the grid in Sochi behind Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz.<br>His recent form, including a front row slot in Belgium, has earned him huge plaudits and comes ahead of a switch to Mercedes next year.<br>But reflecting on what potential ...

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After qualifying second at Spa last month, Williams driver Russell put in another impressive display in damp conditions to secure P3 in qualifying at the Sochi Autodrom on Saturday.<br>The performance only added to the buzz around Russell ahead of his move to Mercedes for 2022, when he will partner seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton.<br>Russell and Hamilton will start side-by-side on the ...

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Russell led the top 10 shootout runners in moving from the intermediates all drivers had used in Q1 and Q2 to the soft slick compound with six minutes of Q3 remaining.<br>He explained how the rest of his fourth Q3 appearance of 2021 had gone in the post-qualifying press conference at Sochi, where he finished behind pole winner Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz.<br>Russell said: "I came on the radio to ...

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The Briton made the most of a switch to slick tyres in Q3 at Sochi to grab third spot on the grid for tomorrow’s race behind Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz.<br>And, while he is aware that there are some super fast cars behind him – including Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas, plus the Red Bull of Sergio Perez – he thinks the potential is there to cause a further upset.<br>Having ...

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Russell has been Williams's leading driver since he joined the team in 2019, and has outqualified Latifi in every grand prix since the Canadian made his F1 racing debut at the start of the 2020 season.<br>The British driver will leave Williams for Mercedes next year, leading to suggestions that the team will not be as strong. Russell will be replaced by Alex Albon alongside Latifi next ...

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Red Bull reserve driver Albon will make a racing return to F1 next year after signing for Williams, having dropped off the grid at the end of the 2020 season.<br>Albon will partner Nicholas Latifi next year, replacing the Mercedes-bound Russell, who is a close friend of the Anglo-Thai driver.<br>Albon and Russell raced against each other through much of their careers, stretching back to go ...

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Mercedes announced on Tuesday that Russell would be joining the team for the 2021 season, replacing Valtteri Bottas as a teammate for seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton.<br>Russell has been a member of Mercedes' junior programme since 2017, and has impressed during his time at Williams in F1 over the past three seasons.<br>The announcement led to pictures emerging on social media of a ...

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Mercedes endured some difficult spells when Hamilton and then-teammate Nico Rosberg raced alongside each other from 2013 to 2016.<br>As well as having a difficult relationship behind the scenes, Mercedes found itself having to manage an increasingly fraught situation between the two drivers, especially as there were a number of collisions between them.<br>Things have been much better inside the ...

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Mercedes put an end to months of speculation by announcing on Tuesday that Russell would be joining its works F1 team next year, replacing Valtteri Bottas after spending three seasons with Williams.<br>Russell has been a member of Mercedes’ young driver programme since 2017, and deputised for Hamilton at last year’s Sakhir Grand Prix after the seven-time world champion was ruled out by ...

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Russell has been given the nod to step up to Mercedes for 2022 after three seasons with the Williams outfit. He will replace Valtteri Bottas, who has driven for the German car manufacturer since 2017.<br>With Bottas having played his part in a clean sweep of constructors' championships for Mercedes since then, Russell needs no reminding about the contribution that will be expected from ...

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Just 24 hours after its current driver Valtteri Bottas announced that he was switching to Alfa Romeo next year, Mercedes went public with its plans to bring in Russell.<br>After three strong seasons for Williams where he has earned high praise, Mercedes says it has signed the 23-year-old on a long term deal.<br>Speaking about the opportunity he has been given, Russell said: “I’d be lying if I ...

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Q2 was ended prematurely as a result of two red flag interruptions, caused by Williams drivers Russell and teammate Nicholas Latifi shunting into the barriers.<br>Russell, running in 11th, caused the first stoppage when he suffered a spike of oversteer on the entry to the final corner. As he caught the slide, he spun into the gravel and lightly kissed the outside Tecpro barrier.<br>Speculation ran ...

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Russell is widely expected to be announced as a Mercedes F1 driver in the near future as a replacement for Valtteri Bottas, who has served as Hamilton’s team-mate since 2017.<br>Hamilton and Bottas have struck a cordial relationship during their time together, winning the constructors’ title for Mercedes in all four seasons, with Hamilton taking the drivers’ championship each year.<br>The ...

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But the Briton still has “no news” to announce regarding Mercedes’ decision on whether to promote him to its works team as a new team-mate to Lewis Hamilton in place of Valtteri Bottas, or keep him at Williams for a fourth successive season.<br>Speculation continues to mount over the F1 futures of Russell and Bottas, with Kimi Raikkonen’s announcement that he will retire from a grand prix ...

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Mercedes is expected to make an announcement in the near future revealing who will partner Hamilton at the team next year, having spent the past few months deciding between Russell and Hamilton's current teammate, Valtteri Bottas.<br>Russell is widely expected to get the seat, having been part of Mercedes' junior programme since 2017 and starred during his time with Williams in F1 since debuting ...

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Mercedes is set to announce in the coming weeks who out of Russell and Valtteri Bottas will race for its senior squad next year, with Russell widely expected to land the seat.<br>Mercedes has raced with an unchanged line-up since Bottas joined the team in 2017, replacing Rosberg after his immediate retirement in the wake of his world championship victory.<br>Tensions ran high between Hamilton and ...

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