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British
15 February 1998 (22)
Graham Hill (15 February 1929)
Alexander Wurz (15 February 1974)
Charles Pic (15 February 1990)

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2019 Australian Grand Prix
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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,

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wins

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teams & teammates

season teammate
2019 Robert Kubica
Williams compare 2019
2020 Nicholas Latifi
Jack Aitken
Lewis Hamilton
Valtteri Bottas
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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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The Briton had been loaned out to Mercedes as replacement for Lewis Hamilton for the Sakhir Grand Prix, and looked all set to grab his maiden F1 victory before a botched pitstop and a late puncture wrecked his hopes.<br>With Hamilton able to return for last weekend's F1 season finale in Abu Dhabi, Russell returned to the Williams team where he has been racing since 2019.<br>Reflecting on switching ...

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Russell’s superb performance in last weekend’s Sakhir GP led to suggestions that Mercedes might try to engineer a swap that would see Bottas return to Williams next year and the British driver make a permanent step up.<br>However, Wolff stressed that he remains loyal to Bottas, and made it clear that Russell’s time will come.<br>“He's going to be in our car,” said Wolff. “I'm hereby ...

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Russell raced for Mercedes at the Sakhir Grand Prix after seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton tested positive for COVID-19, and came close to scoring his maiden F1 victory before eventually finishing ninth.<br>As Mercedes waited to learn whether Hamilton could race in Abu Dhabi, Russell took part in Thursday's media duties for the team, only for it to be confirmed later in the day that he ...

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Russell was loaned out to Mercedes for last weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix, as a temporary replacement for Lewis Hamilton who was struck down with coronavirus.<br>Despite not having driven the car before, Russell put in a starring performance and looked on course for the win before a botched pitstop and a late puncture wrecked his hopes.<br>Hamilton’s return to F1 this weekend means that Russell ...

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After Russell's starring drive in the second Bahrain race, where he was making his Mercedes race debut following Lewis Hamilton's positive COVID-19 test, he said "from Toto [Wolff's] perspective, hopefully I have given him a headache, not just for 2022, maybe sooner".<br>This referred to the expected seat alongside Hamilton should Mercedes not retain Valtteri Bottas in the future after signing the ...

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Russell is waiting on the results of Lewis Hamilton's latest COVID-19 test to find out whether he will get a second race weekend appearance alongside Valtteri Bottas after his starring performance over the Sakhir Grand Prix weekend, or if he will see out the 2020 season back at Williams.<br>The British driver came close to taking pole and then winning the second event in Bahrain, despite having an ...

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Wolff insisted that Lewis Hamilton remains the benchmark, and stressed the role that the seven-times world champion had played in lifting the team and developing its cars since he joined in 2013.<br>Russell’s charging performance, which saw him lose a likely race win to a pit stop mix-up and later a puncture, has inevitably led observers to suggest that Mercedes might not need Hamilton in the ...

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Russell was loaned out by Williams to Mercedes for last weekend’s race, with the Briton being chosen as the replacement for Lewis Hamilton who was absent because of coronavirus.<br>After qualifying on the front row, Russell led away at the start and looked on course for the victory before a botched pitstop by Mercedes and a late puncture cost him a shot at the win.<br>Russell’s move to ...

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Russell only had Wednesday and Thursday to prepare before driving Lewis Hamilton's car in Friday practice on Sakhir's outer circuit.<br>He topped both sessions, qualified second to team mate Valtteri Bottas, and then lost victory in the race after a pitstop mix-up and subsequent puncture.<br>Shovlin said that the team knew that Russell would be fast, but was impressed by the way he attacked when a ...

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After being called up to race for parent team Mercedes following Lewis Hamilton's positive test for COVID-19, Russell qualified second in Bahrain and was on course to win the race before a pitstop blunder dropped him to fifth.<br>Russell fought his way back to second and was quickly catching race leader Sergio Perez, only to suffer a puncture with 10 laps to go that forced him to pit ...

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Russell was drafted in to parent team Mercedes for the Sakhir Grand Prix after Hamilton tested positive for COVID-19, stepping up from his regular seat at Williams.<br>Russell qualified second and dominated the majority of the race in Bahrain, leading a grand prix for the first time in his career, and looked on course for victory before a pit stop mix-up caused by a radio failure.<br>Russell ...

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Russell had looked on course to take a sensational victory for Mercedes in the Sakhir Grand Prix, after taking the lead at the start and appearing to have everything under control at the front.<br>But the race was turned on its head when Aitken, who had taken Russell's place at Williams, spun at the last corner and clouted the barriers – dislodging his front wing.<br>With the safety car called ...

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Williams regular Russell was drafted in by parent team Mercedes for last weekend's race after seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton tested positive for COVID-19.<br>Russell qualified second behind Mercedes teammate Bottas, but seized the lead off the line and opened up an eight-second lead shortly after the first round of pit stops.<br>But a mistake in the pits by Mercedes followed by a late ...

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In his first appearance for Mercedes as Lewis Hamilton's stand-in, Williams regular Russell dominated the majority of the race at the Bahrain International Circuit, taking the lead at the start.<br>Russell built up a lead of almost three seconds over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas through the opening stint before pitting, and ran over five seconds clear after gaining more time though the pit ...

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In his first appearance standing in for Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes, Russell dominated the majority of the race after taking the lead from teammate Valtteri Bottas at Turn 1.<br>Russell sat over five seconds clear of Bottas following their sole planned pitstops, only for a safety car period to be called and neutralise the race.<br>Mercedes tried to double-stack its cars in the pits, only to mix up ...

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Russell and Bottas were running one-two when a crash for Jack Aitken left debris on the track at the exit of the last corner, and triggered a safety car.<br>Both Mercedes drivers were called into the pits to give them fresh tyres for the restart, thus protecting them from any cars behind that pitted and fitted new rubber.<br>Russell had a normal pitstop and exited safely, but after the stacked ...

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Russell is having to squeeze into the W11 that has been optimised around Hamilton, who is four inches shorter, and is wearing race boots that are one size too small to help the situation. <br>He is also having issues with the clutch paddles on the Mercedes steering wheel being too small for his hands – although the team is understood to have made some modifications to help with ...

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In his first Mercedes appearance deputising for Lewis Hamilton following his positive test for COVID-19, Russell managed to qualify second for the Sakhir Grand Prix on Saturday, narrowly missing out on pole to teammate Bottas.<br>The 22-year-old said he felt “gutted” to have lost pole by just 0.026 seconds, but exceeded Mercedes’ expectations after the team told him ahead of qualifying it ...

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Aitken was drafted in by Williams as replacement for George Russell, who has been loaned out to Mercedes to stand in for Lewis Hamilton.<br>Having instantly got up to speed in Sakhir Grand Prix practice, Aitken was faster than teammate Nicholas Latifi in the first two runs in qualifying, before being pipped by less than one tenth of a second on their last effort.<br>Williams has seen enough ...

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