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George Russell compares his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to Rafa Nadal

At 24 years old, George Russell delivered good results in the team Williamsnow in Mercedesis one of the revelations in Formula 1 could replace Val


At 24 years old, George Russell delivered good results in the team Williamsnow in Mercedesis one of the revelations in Formula 1 could replace Valtteri Bottaswhen located in the fourth place of world of pilots with 111 points, where he even surpasses his teammate by two steps Lewis Hamiltonwho he admires.

It is precisely the multiple monarch of the highest category of the sports car racing to whom the young English pilot has enormous appreciation. In an interview for official podcast of the Formula 1, Beyond The GrindGeorge Russell said he is the only one on the grid who can share information with the “greatest driver of all time”.

The young competitor even compared Lewis Hamilton with tennis players of the stature of Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. “To be the best, you don’t have to copy the best, you have to make the best of yourself. Lewis is the best because of the fact that he makes the most of everything he has. tennis you have Nadal, Federer and Djokovic, but in the motor world there is only Lewis for now, so it made me think what was best for me, as these three tennis players already did, “he said.

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“Being behind the greatest driver of all time was not important to me, just like being on par or being ahead. The only thing I was going to do was focus on myself and get the most out of the car”, he insisted in his praise for the seven-time world champion, who is equal in titles of Formula 1 with Michael Schumacher.