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Inside Line: Of a World Champion and a Young Gun

The much-deserved signing by Mercedes of George Russell to partner Lewis Hamilton in Formula 1's most dominant team, invariably conjures historical comparisons with similar situations, when a World Champion welcomed a Young Gun to a big team. Looking back on F1 history, Alain Prost welcoming Ayrton Senna to McLaren in 1988 has interesting parallels and lessons the two Mercedes drivers will consider ahead of next year. In 1987, Senna was toiling away at Lotus as McLaren and Williams dominated F1 in almost the Merc-style of today; teams everyone wanted to drive for at the time, serial winners. At McLaren, Prost was the lead driver with Stefan Johansson in the other car. By the end of that...
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