News Details

Russell: Sakhir convinced outsiders more than Wolff

George Russell thinks his strong Sakhir Grand Prix showing offered confirmation to outsiders that he was ready for Mercedes more than it did Toto Wolff. The Briton will be a fully-fledged Mercedes driver for 2022 onwards after serving a three-year Formula 1 apprenticeship with Williams, mostly towards the back of the grid. But when he was afforded a ‘guest’ opportunity due to Lewis Hamilton’s illness at the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain, Russell grabbed it with both hands by shining in the Mercedes. He put the car on the front row of the grid, only 0.026sec slower than his temporary team-mate Valtteri Bottas, and outperformed the Finn in the race, leading for much of it and only...
Full Story »
1w ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

French Grand Prix is set to feature French Historic...

Historic Racing will return in force this summer with HVM Racing and the...
2w ago from F1Technical.net

Vote now: Was the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix rigged against...

Controversy ensued at the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, as Max Verstappen...
2w ago from Formula1News.co.uk

Dakar attack sounds alarm bells for Saudi Grand Prix

The explosion that went off under a French vehicle involved in the Dakar...
2w ago from GrandPrix247.com

F1 CEO suggests Hamilton's wish for race in...

Formula 1 chief executive officer Stefano Domenicali has not ruled out a...
2w ago from Formula1News.co.uk

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Darryn Binder: I'd love to get 'top Binder' bragging...

Despite Valentino Rossi's retirement there will still be three pairs of...
17h ago from Crash.net

Honda confirm Marquez return in opening MotoGP...

Marc Marquez will make his MotoGP return at the opening pre-season test of...
22h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Marc Marquez officially confirmed for Sepang MotoGP...

Marc Marquez has been officially cleared to make his MotoGP return at the...
22h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar continues to lead the way in female...

This past week it was announced that Tatiana Calderon will be racing with...
16h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Grosjean sets seven-podium target for 2022

'On paper I've got all the ingredients that we need to be able to fight at...
10h ago from SpeedCafe.com

New team, new colours for IndyCar veteran Sato

Forthcoming campaign marks 13th year in IndyCar Series for Sato
1d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Kenya and WRC agree contract extension through 2026

Safari Rally Kenya will remain a fixture of the FIA World Rally...
22h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Ogier ‘Still Smiling' Despite Puncture Costing...

Sébastien Ogier and Benjamin Veillas lost out on victory in the Rallye...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Dubai : Pepe's role : Arthur loan set to fail

Arsenal head for Dubai today for some warm weather training, recuperation,...
43m ago from Arseblog.com

Arsenal reach difficult transfer decision but look to...

Arsenal reportedly seem to have decided they don't want to agree to...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Ajax star issues come and get me plea to Arsenal but...

ARSENAL are yet to make a signing in the January transfer window.
3h ago from Express.co.uk

Newcastle chase £60m striker but face competition...

Newcastle are in the midst of an audacious chase for Napoli star Victor...
1h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.