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George Russell, having joined Mercedes this yr, has completed within the high 5 in each race to this point and above team-mate Lewis Hamilton within the final 4; Spanish GP reside on Sky Sports activities F1 this weekend – qualifying at 3pm on Saturday, race at 2pm on Sunday

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George Russell has got the better of seven-time F1 champion Lewis Hamilton in four races so far this season

George Russell has acquired the higher of seven-time F1 champion Lewis Hamilton in 4 races to this point this season

Toto Wolff says it’s no shock to see George Russell star at Mercedes, because the younger Brit bids to proceed his streak over Lewis Hamilton on the Spanish GP amid claims he’s “coping higher” than his team-mate in 2022.

Russell, having joined Mercedes this yr, has settled in fantastically in silver, ending within the high 5 in each race to this point regardless of the crew’s lack of tempo whereas he’s additionally comfortably forward of Hamilton within the drivers’ standings.

The 24-year-old has impressively crushed F1’s seven-time champion within the final 4 races, too, resulting in Sky Sports activities F1’s Martin Brundle writing in his newest column that Russell was thriving in comparison with Hamilton.

Lewis Hamilton was left frustrated after finishing sixth in the Miami GP and admits he was confused why he was asked to make the decision to pit during the safety car.

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Lewis Hamilton was left pissed off after ending sixth within the Miami GP and admits he was confused why he was requested to make the choice to pit in the course of the security automobile.

Lewis Hamilton was left pissed off after ending sixth within the Miami GP and admits he was confused why he was requested to make the choice to pit in the course of the security automobile.

“It is a powerful time [for Lewis] and keen George, with most of his profession nonetheless forward of him, is coping higher with the scenario than Lewis judging by radio transmissions,” acknowledged Brundle.

Wolff, talking on the Miami GP, stated Russell’s robust begin hadn’t stunned him.

George Russell says Mercedes are still trying to 'unlock performance' but enjoyed his battle with Lewis Hamilton to finish fifth.

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George Russell says Mercedes are nonetheless making an attempt to ‘unlock efficiency’ however loved his battle with Lewis Hamilton to complete fifth.

George Russell says Mercedes are nonetheless making an attempt to ‘unlock efficiency’ however loved his battle with Lewis Hamilton to complete fifth.

“Whenever you have a look at George’s observe report in profitable the title in F3, in his rookie yr, after which an F2, we knew that he was superb,” defined the Mercedes crew boss.

“After which clearly the Williams college added it is half, so we have been by no means in any doubt that he could be superb. And you may see that it is materialising on the observe.”

Wolff added: “I like his method very a lot. He is very rational, whether or not he’s quickest in P2, or whether or not he is eleventh, it is nearly making use of the science and making an attempt to make the automobile sooner.

George Russell sympathizes with teammate Lewis Hamilton and says things 'haven't gone his way' this year.

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George Russell sympathizes with teammate Lewis Hamilton and says issues ‘have not gone his manner’ this yr.

George Russell sympathizes with teammate Lewis Hamilton and says issues ‘have not gone his manner’ this yr.

“He is built-in very properly, it is virtually like he is been right here eternally.”

Russell hasn’t simply been quick, however respectful alongside Hamilton. After changing Valtteri Bottas, many thought Russell vs Hamilton could be a feisty rivalry – akin to Nico Rosberg’s time at Mercedes – though to this point the pair have gotten on properly and battled pretty on-track.

In accordance with Wolff, he “could not want for any higher pairing”.

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff backs driver Lewis Hamilton after the Englishman has struggled to  get up to speed early in the F1 season.

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Mercedes crew boss Toto Wolff backs driver Lewis Hamilton after the Englishman has struggled to stand up to hurry early within the F1 season.

Mercedes crew boss Toto Wolff backs driver Lewis Hamilton after the Englishman has struggled to stand up to hurry early within the F1 season.

“I take pleasure in seeing them working collectively, the extent is excessive from each of them,” stated Wolff. “And that has put us in an honest scenario within the Constructors’ Championship.

“I am actually completely happy concerning the two of them, how they work together, how respectful they’re with one another.”

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