13 May 2022

Russell’s F1 approach feels like has been here “forever”

As a Mercedes junior Russell was farmed out to Williams for three seasons, where he gained experience and showed the promise that convinced Wolff to promote him to a Mercedes race seat at the expense of long-time servant Valtteri Bottas.

Russell has been around the Brackley team for a long time, and even deputised for an ill Lewis Hamilton at the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix, and according to Wolff that gradual integration has massively helped the British youngster to be ready to…

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