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Russell on GPDA directorship: 'It's opened my eyes'

George Russell says his directorship in the past year with the Grand Prix Drivers Association has opened his eyes to the significant role played by institution. The GPDA was founded in the early sixties with the aim of improving safety standards in motorsport for both competitors and spectators. Initially chaired by Stirling Moss, the association later evolved under the stewardship of its president, Swedish driver Jo Bonnier. But Formula 1's commercial development eventually led to the organsiation being disbanded. However, the GPDA was revived in 1994 following the dramatic events that had marked the San Marino Grand Prix, where Roland Ratzenberger and Ayrton Senna had lost their life. In...
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