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‘He Deserves More’: Verstappen & Leclerc Praise Russell As Mercedes Mull Driver Line-Up

Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen have praised George Russell, saying he deserves to land the second Mercedes seat next year. The Silver Arrows have already confirmed Sir Lewis Hamilton for 2022, with them inking a two-year contract extension earlier this season. However, Bottas’ future at Mercedes is very much up in the air, and the team is actively considering dropping him for Russell. “Did you say it’s race week?” pic.twitter.com/UlwLPVOZhN — George Russell (@GeorgeRussell63) August 24, 2021 Speaking ahead of this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix, Leclerc said the young Brit “definitely deserves” a Mercedes seat. “It’s great if George gets that seat because he...
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