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Williams ‘had to ignore’ Russell’s Albon pitch

Alex Albon revealed that board members at Williams had to ignore George Russell's push to get him to the team, such was his enthusiasm for the move. Albon was confirmed alongside Nicholas Latifi to drive for the team next season, with Russell heading to Mercedes to partner Lewis Hamilton next season. When it came to Russell's involvement in the decision making process at Williams, the Briton had been singing the praises of his friend and rival to the senior members of the team, to the point where they had to blank out Russell's words to ensure their opinion was not swayed when they were weighing up their options. “Yeah, I was speaking to a couple of board members over at Williams and...
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