Lando Norris (Picture Credit score: @LandoNorris) George Russell has but to open his tally after 24 grands prix with Williams whereas fellow-Briton Norris celebrated his first F1 podium look this month. Reuters Silverstone Final Up to date: July […]
George Russell has but to open his tally after 24 grands prix with Williams whereas fellow-Briton Norris celebrated his first F1 podium look this month.
- Reuters Silverstone
- Final Up to date: July 30, 2020, 11:57 PM IST
England George Russell says he’s completely happy to see previous rivals Lando Norris and Alex Albon shine in Components One this season, whilst he struggles to attain, as a result of their success provides to his personal lustre.
Russell has but to open his tally after 24 grands prix with Williams whereas fellow-Briton Norris celebrated his first F1 podium look with third place for McLaren in Austria this month.
Norris, 20, is fourth within the standings going into his residence race at Silverstone this Sunday, with one other the weekend after – each run with out spectators as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.
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British-born Thai racer Albon, Max Verstappen’s group mate at Crimson Bull, is fifth within the championship after three races and pushing laborious.
Russell beat Norris and Albon to the Components Two title in 2018, with all three debuting in Components One final yr, however is at present final.
With a long-term Mercedes contract, and seen as a future prospect for the reigning world champions, Russell can really feel assured his time will come.
“In the end the individuals who will make a distinction in my profession – Williams, Claire (Williams), (Mercedes group boss) Toto (Wolff), everybody at Mercedes – all of them know effectively and good what I did in 2018,” Russell mentioned on Thursday.
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“It appears higher on me, the higher Lando and Alex are doing,” added the 22-year-old.
“Some can be bitter seeing their rivals as such on the entrance and also you on the again however really I need them to do effectively,” he mentioned. “It comes throughout even higher for me each time they carry out effectively, due to what occurred in 2018.”
Williams scored just one level in 2019 with now-departed Pole Robert Kubica, however are making some progress.
Russell certified 12th in Hungary two weeks in the past, forward of Albon who ended up fifth on the end.