George Russell convinced honesty is the best policy | Planet F1

George Russell believes being “honest with myself” is the best way to progress as a driver and continue his rise towards the pinnacle of Formula 1. The 22-year-old Briton is not afraid to hold his hands up following a mistake, as he did after crashing out of last year’s Emilia

George Russell learned 'ruthless' side of F1 at Mercedes

George Russell has described how being groomed by Mercedes helped to prepare him for the “ruthless” side of F1 – and avoid being “chewed up and spat out”. The 22-year-old Briton, a rising Formula 1 star, was taken on by Mercedes in his formative motorsport years and spent a season

Russell insists he will drive for Williams in F1 2021

George Russell has emphasised that he will drive for Williams in the 2021 Formula 1 season, calling his post-Sakhir-race comments about potentially joining Mercedes full time a “throwaway remark”. After Russell’s starring drive in the second Bahrain race, where he was making his Mercedes race debut following Lewis Hamilton’s positive

Has George Russell made Lewis Hamilton keener to rush back?

Will Lewis Hamilton’s determination to return for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix be even greater after George Russell’s impressive performance as his substitute? Obviously it all depends on whether the seven-time World Champion returns a negative COVID-19 test early enough, but PlanetF1 readers have been airing their views on what

Mercedes: Bottas and Russell free to race in F1 Sakhir GP

Mercedes Formula 1 chief Toto Wolff has no concerns about a rivalry emerging between Valtteri Bottas and George Russell in Bahrain, saying they are free to race as normal. In his first Mercedes appearance deputising for Lewis Hamilton following his positive test for COVID-19, Russell managed to qualify second for

Sakhir GP: Russell stays on top in FP2; Bottas 11th

George Russell topped FP2 for Formula 1’s Sakhir Grand Prix, while his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas had a succession of flying lap efforts deleted for track limits abuse. Max Verstappen finished second for Red Bull ahead of Sergio Perez, with Bottas ending up down in 11th as none of his

'Russell has take pole and the Sakhir GP win' | F1 News by PlanetF1

Stepping into Lewis Hamilton’s W11 for the Sakhir Grand Prix, Lando Norris reckons George Russell can achieve both pole position and the race win. Mercedes announced on Tuesday that Hamilton would not be on the starting grid for the second of the two Bahrain races having tested positive for the

Russell set for back-of-grid start after engine penalty

George Russell is set to take a power unit grid penalty at the Turkish GP, becoming the first Formula 1 driver to earn one in 2020. The Williams man will take a new Mercedes V6, turbocharger and MGU-H. All are his fourth examples of the year, thus triggering a penalty

George Russell encouraged by Williams 'breakthroughs' | Planet F1

George Russell is counting on Williams maintaining the “breakthroughs” they have made of late to force their way up the order in the season’s remaining races. The Briton’s last outing, at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, was overshadowed by his crash into the wall behind the Safety Car, after which