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Mercedes should put Russell in race seat – Schumacher

May 18 Mercedes should put George Russell in a race seat 'in the medium term', according to former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher. However, the German said he did not believe rumours that Toto Wolff was seriously considering ousting Valtteri Bottas before the 2021 season is out. 'For that, he would have to drive extremely badly, and he doesn't,' Schumacher told Sky Deutschland. 'We've seen with Ricciardo at McLaren and Perez at Red Bull that it is very difficult to quickly adapt to a new car. 'But in the medium term, I would put George Russell in a Mercedes,' he added, referring to the impressive 23-year-old Williams driver, who is the most prominent Mercedes junior. 'I do think he would do a...
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