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Are Mercedes Making A Big Mistake Partnering ‘Young Lion’ Russell With Hamilton?

Partnering Sir Lewis Hamilton and George Russell at Mercedes could be a costly mistake, former F1 racer John Watson has warned. Russell has been strongly linked with a move to the Silver Arrows for 2022, and it has been speculated that Bottas could effectively switch seats with him and return to Williams. READ: Wolff Confident Bottas & Russell Will Have Strong Options ‘Whatever We Decide’ However, Watson believes that Hamilton would prefer having a “compliant” Bottas as his team-mate instead of Russell. He also said that running a “young lion” like Russell alongside Hamilton could open the door to another team, even if Mercedes have the strongest car on the grid next year....
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