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‘We can't keep on relying on others' misfortune': Russell praises Mercedes' reliability but calls for more pace

Mercedes driver George Russell has rallied the troops after his third podium of the season in Baku last weekend. The 24-year-old qualified fifth after Ferrari and Red Bull locked out the front two rows for the sixth time this season, but he capitalised on reliability woes for the Ferrari pair of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz to finish the race third ahead of team-mate Sir Lewis Hamilton. However, while it is all well and good scoring points off the back of misfortune for others, Russell would like to start scoring podiums and winning races on merit, so that is the next step. READ: Hamilton admits he thought about retiring as he reveals ‘experimental’ upgrade 'You've got to keep on...
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