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‘Difficult' for Williams to keep Russell – boss

May 17 Williams boss Jost Capito admits it will be 'difficult' for the British team to hold onto George Russell. New to the top job at Oxfordshire and in Formula 1, the former McLaren and Volkswagen official says British driver Russell is 'absolutely' a future world champion. Indeed, the 23-year-old is also a Mercedes junior driver and strongly linked with a move to the works team for 2022. 'When Mercedes makes an offer to a driver, it's difficult for anyone to keep him. No matter which driver in which team,' Capito told Auto Motor und Sport. However, he said it's 'still too early' to start thinking about who would replace Russell. 'Various contracts are running out so at some point the...
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