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Russell not testing for Mercedes to "prove" anything, says Wolff

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff insists George Russell is not testing with the team this week because he has anything to prove, and remains confident the young driver has the talent to race for the Silver Arrows in the future. Russell is coming off a difficult debut season in Formula 1, as although he has outperformed veteran team-mate Robert Kubica in every single round of qualifying, his Williams has simply not been competitive enough to consistently race against the rest of the grid. Article continues under video He remains a Mercedes junior driver, and as such has had and will get more opportunities to test for the team, like this week in Abu Dhabi. Wolff says there is no “benchmark” to...
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