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George Russell believes being “honest with myself” is the best way to progress as a driver and continue his rise towards the pinnacle of Formula 1.
George Russell has described how being groomed by Mercedes helped to prepare him for the “ruthless” side of F1 – and avoid being “chewed up and spat out”.
George Russell says he has been given no specific targets of how to secure a Mercedes seat for 2022 – and insists nothing is guaranteed about his future.
George Russell thinks that Williams overachieved in qualifying rather than underachieved on race-days in 2020.
George Russell has indicated his chance to deputise for Lewis Hamilton in the Sakhir Grand Prix would have been vetoed before the Williams team was sold.
Williams team principal Simon Roberts said he “assumes” that Mercedes junior George Russell will one day move on.
Toto Wolff has described the time George Russell convinced him he was a Mercedes driver of the future – when he walked into his office aged 15.
If George Russell had been told before the 2020 season began that Sebastian Vettel would be a regular close rival in races, he would have considered the notion “crazy”.
George Russell has opened up on the behind-the-scenes difficulties Formula 1 drivers faced during the 2020 season.
Nicholas Latifi joked that he felt short-changed by being left out of Formula 1’s group of streamers the ‘Twitch Quartet’.
George Russell believes it is a case of ‘keep calm and carry on’ with the way his career is developing as he aims to secure a permanent seat at Mercedes.
Red Bull driver programme boss Helmut Marko said Valtteri Bottas was too “crap” at the Sakhir GP to make a true comparison to George Russell.
Charles Leclerc has revealed his knowledge of George Russell’s talent from their karting days meant he “would have bet” on the Mercedes stand-in winning the Sakhir Grand Prix.
Daniel Ricciardo thinks George Russell “proved he’s the real deal” with his performance for Mercedes in the Sakhir Grand Prix.
George Russell says that a driver can get everything they desire from a racing car in the Mercedes, but not the Williams.
George Russell returned from his Mercedes experience with a few suggestions for Williams to lift them up the Formula 1 ladder.
The FIA have moved to update the rules surrounding tyre usage after George Russell’s unprecedented incident at the Sakhir GP.
George Russell found it more difficult reverting to the Williams for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix than making his competitive Mercedes debut a week earlier.
Ralf Schumacher believes Valtteri Bottas’ career is on the line and that a poor showing in the Abu Dhabi GP could end not only his time at Mercedes but also in F1.
Ex-F1 driver turned pundit Martin Brundle has urged George Russell not to let the heartache of the Sakhir GP “eat him up”.
From the top three in Sakhir to the bottom three in Abu Dhabi, that is the “sad reality” of F1 says George Russell.
Red Bull have denied the Sakhir Grand Prix has made any difference to their interest in signing Sergio Perez – or, for that matter, George Russell.
George Russell said the late news that he would be back with the Williams team in Abu Dhabi was a “strange feeling”.
Williams boss Simon Roberts said it was a shame that George Russell missed out on another Mercedes drive, but welcomed him back to the team.
With George Russell banging on Toto Wolff’s door, Valtteri Bottas is determined to “try to prevent” a driver change at Mercedes.
Max Verstappen thinks George Russell will eventually be able to look back and laugh about being robbed of a Sakhir Grand Prix victory on his Mercedes debut.
George Russell has played down his ‘Toto Wolff headache’ comment by dismissing it as a “throwaway remark in the heat of the moment”.
Mercedes has pinpointed a misbehaving sensor as the reason for George Russell experiencing power drop-outs at the Sakhir Grand Prix.
Mercedes have reacted amusingly to news that Valtteri Bottas and George Russell had removed their Formula 1 teams from their respective Instagram profiles.
George Russell has paid tribute to the “work of art” that is the Mercedes W11 – and the team personnel behind his impressive Sakhir Grand Prix debut.