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Williams' Russell under the weather but fit to drive

Williams' George Russell was fit enough to drive on Friday after becoming unwell in the run-up to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend. Russel's condition had his team scrambling for a potential replacement in the event that the 21-year-old would not be up to the task of driving. Williams reserve driver Nicholas Latifi could not be drafted in because the Canadian is not yet in possession of a superlicence, not to mention the fact that Latifi is also committed to this weekend's F2 finale in Abu Dhabi. Esteban Ocon - contracted to Mercedes, Williams' engine partner, until next week - was seen as the next best option, but the Frenchman lanky stature didn't fit properly into Russell's FW42. Kubica...
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