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Formula 1. George Russell does not try to copy Hamilton

United Kingdom, Great Britain.- George Russell He has shown that he can be a worthy companion and driver for the team Mercedes. He has already be


United Kingdom, Great Britain.- George Russell He has shown that he can be a worthy companion and driver for the team Mercedes. He has already been on the podium three times as third place in this 2022 Formula 1 season and those results motivate him to be in the fight against the leaders of Ferrari (Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz Jr.) and Red Bull Racing (Max Verstappen and Sergio ‘Checo’ Pérez).

The teammate of expressed his enthusiasm after becoming the new partner of the seven-time world champion, and at the same time asserted that it is not necessary to emulate the management of other competitors to be up to the greats, emphasizing what happens in tennis pointing out a Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

“I am the only driver on the grid who can share information with the greatest driver of all time and before the season started I thought about tennis. I saw Nadal win the Australian Open against him, I watched him play and I also thought about Federer and Djokovic”, mentioned the British.

“The three best white sports in history have three totally different ways of playing,” added George Russell on the podcast of the Formula 1 ‘Beyond The Grid’. He also indicated that Hamilton is the best thing about motorsport; competing on the same team was the best thing for his career.

George Russell and Lewis Hamilton
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“To be the best, you don’t have to copy the best, you have to get the best out of yourself. Lewis is the best because he gets the most out of you. In tennis you have them (Federer, Nadal and Djokovic), but in the motor world is only Lewis for now, so it made me think what was best for me,” he added.

George Russell will participate in his tenth chapter with the in this periodization. He arrived home being ready to run in the British Grand Prixwhere he will try to be the biggest surprise and thus celebrate his first title of the year in his country.

George Russell achieved third place in Azerbaijan
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