George Russell

It’s a good thing that George Russell didn’t win his first race with the team in 2020

November 2 2021 , 9:57 am

Mercedes’ driver program advisor, Gwen Lagrue, feels The 23-year-old will be joining Mercedes next year, replacing Valtteri Bottas, but the 2022 season opener won’t be his first Formula 1 race for the team. That came towards the end of the 2020 campaign when he was called up to replace Lewis Hamilton, who was ruled out […]

Following Valtteri Bottas’ departure to Alfa Romeo Racing, George Russell will be team-mate to Lewis Hamilton from 2022

September 7 2021 , 10:51 am

The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team today confirmed that George Russell will become team-mate to reigning seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, beginning from the 2022 Formula One season as the sport enters a new era of technical regulations. This confirmation follows the news that Valtteri Bottas will join Alfa Romeo Racing next year, after five highly […]

Max Verstappen declared winner of aborted rain-hit Belgian Grand Prix

August 30 2021 , 10:52 pm

Red Bull's Max Verstappen was declared the winner of a Belgian Grand Prix that lasted two laps behind the safety car. Heavy rain prevented any competitive racing at the Spa-Francorchamps track. The start was delayed by half an hour before two attempts were made to start the race - with a gap of nearly three […]