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Russell issues Bottas apology: 'Not my proudest day'

George Russell has issued a statement apologising to Valtteri Bottas and admitted he should have "handled the whole situation better" over their race-ending collision in the Emilia Romagna GP. Posting a message on his social media accounts on Monday evening, Russell said he had "to take responsibility" for the "risk" of overtaking Bottas on lap 32 not paying off and that, having been heavily critical of the Mercedes driver afterwards, his emotions "got the better of me". "Yesterday wasn't my proudest day," he wrote. "I knew it would be one of our best opportunities to score points this season and, when those points matter as much as...
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