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Button wants to see Russell alongside a competitive teammate

Jenson Button doesn't doubt George Russell's outstanding talent, but the 2009 F1 world champion would like to see the young Briton race alongside a "competitive" teammate in a midfield outfit before eventually moving to Mercedes in the future. Russell embarked last month on his second season of Formula 1 with Williams. The 22-year-old is seen as a future star and a prime candidate for a seat at Mercedes in 2022, perhaps alongside Lewis Hamilton. While Williams' performance has improved this year, the team remains in the third tier of F1's field, at least on race day. Button argues that a season with a top midfield squad would benefit Russell before moving on to the next big...
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