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Video: Russell at Mercedes – New no.2 or threat to Hamilton?

by Matt Beer
1 min read

It’s the big question of the 2022 Formula 1 driver line-up: Is George Russell going to slot into a Valtteri Bottas style back-up role to Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes, or will he challenge the seven-time world champion?

Though Russell starred for Williams, many drivers who excelled in less competitive machinery failed to make the most of their biggest F1 chances.

In this video we take a look at the evidence from Russell’s career so far to consider how he might fare at Mercedes and against Hamilton.


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