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Russell: Esports pressure kept me sharp

George Russell said that the pressure he faced competing in virtual racing during the F1 break has kept him 'sharp'. The Briton ended Formula 1's Virtual Series with four consecutive victories, but now he switches his attention back to the real-life racing. Just how easily the skills can be transferred between virtual and real life racing is a hot topic for debate, but what Russell did say is that the pressure of it kept his racing mind sharp, and he expects that to benefit him this season. Speaking on an F1 Vodcast, as quoted by Motorsport.com, he said: “I first started out as a bit of fun with my mates, then I soon learned they are pretty damn fast and pretty competitive. I was,...
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