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Russell: ‘Not correct' to be bringing drivers in for FP1

George Russell believes that the rule forcing teams to run junior drivers for two practice sessions during the season is of little benefit for driver or team. George Russell has said that it's slightly unfair that drivers are being put in a position where they could be judged on their talents based on short outings in first practice for a Grand Prix. The British driver was speaking over the Spanish Grand Prix weekend, where Red Bull fielded Juri Vips in place of Sergio Perez for FP1 on Friday, while Formula E Champion Nyck de Vries was set loose in the Williams. This happened because of a new rule for 2022, in which the FIA have decreed two FP1 sessions must be set aside by the teams to...
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