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Elmer George, F1 driver


15 July 1928
31 May 1976 (47)
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about Elmer George

Elmer George (July 15, 1928 – May 31, 1976) was an American race car driver.

Born in Hockerville, Oklahoma, George died in Terre Haute, Indiana. He drove in the AAA and USAC Championship Car series, racing in the 1956–1963 seasons with 64 starts, including the Indianapolis 500 races in 1957, 1962, and 1963.

He finished in the top ten 36 times, with one victory, in 1957 at Syracuse.

George was also the 1957 USAC Sprint Car Series champion.

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1957 Paul Russo
Andy Linden
Johnny Boyd
Marshall Teague
Pat O'Connor
Jack Turner
Bob Christie
Tony Bettenhausen
Johnnie Parsons
Don Freeland
Jimmy Reece
Don Edmunds
Johnnie Tolan
Fred Agabashian
Mike Magill
Eddie Johnson
Bill Cheesbourg
Al Keller
Jimmy Daywalt
Ed Elisian
Eddie Russo
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In the FIA's International Sporting Code, the governing body has increased the maximum fine an F1 competitor can be handed from €250,000 to €1m.The update was made because the maximum fine had been left untouched in the regulations for the past 12 years and according to the FIA "does not reflect the current needs of motorsport".Mercedes driver and GPDA director Russell felt the quadrupling of ...

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Lewis Hamilton and Rusell qualified fifth and sixth for the season finale, with Russell claiming fifth in the race after his teammate's late retirement.
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Russell led for the majority of the race, while his teammate Lewis Hamilton was hit by his old Red Bull nemesis Max Verstappen following a restart, which forced Verstappen to pit for a new nose.
Hamilton dropped to eighth but recovered back to second, finishing ahead of both Ferraris. Verstappen recovered to finish sixth.
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Russell prevailed in an epic battle for victory with Red Bull?s Max Verstappen, who had hit the front at the start of Lap 3 after passing Kevin Magnussen, who started on a shock pole position for Haas.
Ferrari?s Carlos Sainz finished second, after clashing with Verstappen, who dropped back to fourth. Magnussen fell down the order to finish eighth.
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Ferrari?s Carlos Sainz was fastest in FP1 before Russell topped FP2, which doubled as a 2023 Pirelli prototype tyre test and so was unrepresentative in the main.
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Russell will start ahead of the Ferraris of Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc after the one-hour qualifying session, which is split into three segments with five cars each being knocked out in Q1 and Q2 before the top-10 shootout of Q3.
World Championship leader Max Verstappen, who topped Q2, suffered a disastrous Q3 and will start 10th for Red Bull.
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Ferrari?s Charles Leclerc was fastest in FP1 but he was a tenth slower than Russell in the faster FP2 as the track rubbered-in.
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Russell will race full-time for the senior Mercedes team in 2022 after impressing during his three seasons with Williams, during which he was a member of the Mercedes junior programme.
Russell will link up with seven-time F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton and race in the Mercedes W13 car that will be unveiled on Friday at Silverstone.
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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.
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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.
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De Vries won the Formula 2 title in 2019 before joining Mercedes? factory team in Formula E. He went on to become the all-electric series? first world champion, clinching the 2020-21 crown in Berlin last month.
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Russell made it through to Q3 for the third time in four races in the wet conditions, and was forced to pit to switch to intermediates early in the final session after starting on wets.
But Russell opted to save up his engine power and modes for his final lap in Q3, and lit up the timesheets to take provisional pole by 0.013 seconds from Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton.
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Russell finished Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix in eighth place to score his first points for Williams since making his F1 debut for the team in 2019.
Russell and teammate Nicholas Latifi both vaulted up the order after the Turn 1 collisions, but clung on to their points-paying positions to give Williams its best result since Brazil 2017. It also marked Latifi's first F1 points finish.
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The two came together on lap one at Brooklands after Russell locked up at the sweeping left-hander and ran into the side of the Ferrari, which was forced off.
The Williams driver finished ninth ahead of Esteban Ocon, but Sainz dropped to 18th before recovering back to 11th.
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He's only had one season in Formula 1, but George Russell's junior career has been peppered with outstanding performances.
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