2021 - Race Driver for Williams Racing 2020 - Race Driver for Williams Racing, 18th overall: 0 wins, 0 podiums 2019 - Race Driver for Williams Racing, 20th overall: 0 wins, 0 podiums 2018 - Reserve Driver, Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport CAREER HIGHLIGHTS. George Russell/Team Atlas MMA. [60] Russell was praised by the media and the Mercedes team for his Sakhir performance. Russell was born in King's Lynn, Norfolk,[3] to father Steve and mother Alison,[4] the youngest alongside two siblings: a sister, Cara, and an older brother, Benjy. As always, ‘Russell the Rocket’ will be going flat out. Like his father, he is a fan of Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club. George Russell is bezig aan zijn derde F1-seizoen. He then retired again from the following race in Russia after suffering a wheel nut issue. Free and simple registration required to view this content, © 2003-2021 Formula One World Championship Limited. 2018  A. Hubert, 2017  C. Leclerc The next race at the Red Bull Ring saw him take his maiden pole position and victory in the GP3 Series. He narrowly missed out on scoring his maiden point in Formula One, having been overtaken by Kubica in the closing laps. Russell finished in ninth place and earned his first three World Championship points, two points for ninth and one for the fastest lap. 2018  G. Russell George Russell. Ondanks een tegenvallend seizoen in zowel 2019 als 2020 is de Britse coureur mentaal sterker … Dat heeft hij aan de Britse krant The i laten weten. [32] Russell won a titanic tussle with his ART Grand Prix teammates Jack Aitken and Anthoine Hubert to seal his fourth victory of the season. [19], Russell graduated to Formula Three in 2015, racing in the FIA European Formula 3 Championship with Carlin. [46] In November the same year it was announced that Russell would make his Formula One practice debut at the Brazilian Grand Prix driving in the first practice session for Force India. 2015  E. Ocon [63], Russell returned to Williams in time for practice at the 2020 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. By Thomas Bristow. Het Oostenrijkse team zit in dubio met de stoel van Alexander Albon.De Thaise Brit presteert totaal niet naar behoren, al vindt hij zelf van wel, en de druk vanuit de Thaise eigenaren van Red Bull is … The Official Website of George Russell. Dat jaar werd hij ook kampioen in de GP3 Series. Toto Wolff explains why he didn't make George Russell Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team-mate George Russell has been touted to replace Valtteri Bottas at Mercedes. Williams Racing Formula 1 Driver | 2018 F2 Champion | 2017 GP3 Champion | Mercedes F1 Team Junior Driver De coureur heeft een lange termijn-verbintenis met Mercedes en Williams is een Brits team dat een goede relatie heeft met de Duitse motorleverancier. Hoofdpagina Nieuws Foto's Video's. He ran in ninth place prior to the second red flag period, but suffered a poor restart, dropping back to 12th and last. An apologetic George Russell said he was "so sorry" to his Williams team for crashing out of a points place under the Safety Car. † As Russell was a guest driver, he was ineligible for championship points. George Russell was misschien wel dé verrassing van de kwalificatie. Despite passing Romain Grosjean, he was ultimately unable to progress further up the order, finishing 11th. In Q1 kon ik alleen bijna niks zien, dus mijn engineers moesten me continu vertellen waar de andere auto's z Thank you for all you've done for me, the team and the sport. In the bottom of the George Russel driver kit bag were the package of the team shirts worn by George Russell. [20] He took his first race victory in the opening round of the season at Silverstone, finishing ahead of fellow debutant Charles Leclerc and Antonio Giovinazzi in the second race of the weekend. Lewis Hamilton werd afgelopen maandag positief getest op het coronavirus en dus moest Mercedes op zoek gaan … [13], In 2014, Russell also competed in the BRDC Formula 4 Championship with defending champions Lanan Racing. [52] For the Styrian Grand Prix Russell started the race in 11th after a wet qualifying, beating his previous best qualifying position of 14th. Russell continued driving for Williams in 2020, partnered by former competitor and 2019 Formula 2 runner-up Nicholas Latifi. Mercedes-talent George Russell rijdt dit jaar zijn tweede seizoen in de Formule 1 bij Williams en ziet een verandering bij de topteams. Ook George Russell, die als Mercedes-protegé het laatste jaar Ontvang nieuwsmeldingen. [25] Russell was also scheduled to compete in the Macau Grand Prix with Carlin, but was replaced by Japanese Euroformula Open Championship driver Yu Kanamaru shortly before the event.[26]. [28], Russell made a solid start to the season at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, where he finished the weekend with 4th and 5th position finishes. Williams-coureur George Russell neemt een gereserveerde houding aan na de F1-wintertest in Barcelona. 2011  V. Bottas George Russell heeft zelfde probleem als Lewis Hamilton. [5][6] Russell took up karting at the age of 7, having spent much of his time around karting tracks and his brother Benjy, who was also involved in competitive karting. That brilliant baseline speed served Russell well as he totted up titles on his way to Formula 1. 63. 114 likes. George is a 22-year-old British Rising Star from Kings Lynn, who is aiming to achieve the ultimate goal of becoming Formula 1 World Champion. De coureur erkent dat het legendarische team uit Grove er beter voor staat dan een jaar geleden, maar denkt dat de FW43 realistisch gezien nog altijd de langzaamste auto van het veld is. [30], A dominant performance at Spa-Francorchamps soon followed which saw Russell build his championship lead advantage, after taking a victory and a 2nd position in the two races, alongside Pole Position and Fastest Lap in both races. In his final year of … George Russell has lived by it in his F1 career to date, out-qualifying seasoned team mate Robert Kubica at all 21 Grands Prix in his rookie season, and repeating the feat against Nicolas Latifi in 2020 - and proving Williams right in identifying him as a hard worker and a tenacious talent. Alfa Romeo heeft een dermate goede indruk gemaakt op George Russell tijdens de wintertest dat hij vermoedt dat het team de verrassing van het seizoen kan worden. Russell took early control from the race start and led most of the race, but with 20 laps remaining, Mercedes team mechanics fitted Bottas' front tyres on Russell's car, causing him to have to re-pit on the next lap to correct the error. The Briton stormed to the 2017 GP3 championship and delivered the 2018 Formula 2 crown under immense pressure. 2017  G. Russell Russell crashed out of the 2020 Belgian Grand Prix after a stray wheel from Antonio Giovinazzi's car hit his Williams. Growing up in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, Russell was educated at the Wisbech Grammar School,[7] before moving to Milton Keynes at the age of 18 to be closer to his racing teams.[5]. He retired from the opening race in Austria from a loss of fuel pressure. And though he’s yet to score a point with Williams, he wants to put that right in 2021 – all the while keeping his eye on the bigger prize of a top-team drive in the future. [57] Russell stated in the pre-event press conference he felt "no pressure", following Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff's expectation that the car would finish in the top five. Mad respects for his professionalism. [64] For the event Russell wore a special helmet as a tribute to Frank Williams and Claire Williams, both of which left F1 after the 2020 Italian Grand Prix. [27] He had previously driven for the team at the post-season test at Yas Marina in November 2016. He would later go on to win the title with victory in the feature race at Abu Dhabi after a season-long fight with fellow Brit Lando Norris. Â. An early trip to the gravel effectively ended Russell's chances at points, and he finished 16th with both Williams drivers struggling for race pace.[53]. Can we just appreciate how consistently impressive George has been this entire weekend? Listen in to the team radio between George Russell and his engineer Bono during the first safety car of the 2020 Sakhir GP. Hij zegt dat zoeken naar professionele hulp hem heeft geholpen in zijn ontwikkeling als coureur. [58][59] Russell qualified for second position on the front row for the race start, narrowly missing out on pole to teammate Valtteri Bottas by 26 milliseconds. Onder andere Sebastian Vettel, Carlos Sainz en Daniel Ricciardo zullen verhuizen naar een ander team. In 2018 stapte hij over naar de Formule 2, waar hij eveneens kampioen werd. He took part in the Moscow round with Koiranen GP before switching to Tech 1 Racing for the final round of the season at Jerez. Following Friday practice, Russell said returning to Williams for this event was a "strange feeling", having competed in the faster Mercedes the week before. George Russell werd in 2017 kampioen in de GP3 en won een jaar later direct de Formule 2 titel. [18], In February 2015, Russell was announced as one of the twelve drivers selected to join the British Racing Drivers' Club SuperStars programme, the youngest-ever recruit to the scheme. [61][62]Hamilton returned to Mercedes and Russell to Williams from the Friday. Russell verwacht sterker Mercedes in komende F1-races . 2021 Williams Racing F1 Driver, Mercedes-AMG F1 Junior Driver and 2018 FIA Formula 2 Champion. Bekijk meer. 2013  D. Kvyat In gesprek met SkySports blikt hij terug op zijn twaalfde plek en alle chaos die de regen veroorzaakte. [37], Russell qualified in 2nd position on debut at Bahrain, finishing 5th in the opening round of the championship. Russell was on the back foot, qualifying in 16th position and endured two races outside of the points. Russell graduated to the KF3 class in 2011, winning the SKUSA Supernationals title and becoming CIK-FIA European Championship, a title he successfully defended in 2012. George Russell vervangt de op corona positief geteste Lewis Hamilton tijdens de Sakhir GP, zo heeft het team van Mercedes laten weten. Formule 1 / Nieuws. De invaller bij Mercedes kreeg de voorbanden van teamgenoot Valtteri Bottas bij zijn tweede stop onder de auto. [23], In September 2015, Russell took part in the Masters of Formula 3 non-championship event held at Zandvoort. [17] In December 2014, Russell became the youngest-ever winner of the prestigious McLaren Autosport BRDC Award, beating fellow finalists Alexander Albon, Ben Barnicoat, Sennan Fielding, Seb Morris and Harrison Scott to earn himself a £100,000 cash prize, British Racing Drivers' Club membership and a Formula One test with McLaren. Racing as a guest entrant, he won the final race of the season after starting from pole position. Biografie. The chaotic Brazilian Grand Prix provided one of the few opportunities of Russell's debut season to race other cars, where a late safety car allowed him to finish in 12th place, just 1.5 seconds behind a points-scoring position. ... Het Mercedes-team is al jaar en dag de dominante kracht in de Formule 1. On 13 October 2018, it was announced that Russell had signed a multi-year deal to drive for the Williams team, being partnered with Robert Kubica for the 2019 season. [29] Russell scored back to back pole positions at his 'home race' at Silverstone, before converting this into another victory in the first race of the weekend and taking 4th position in the second race, on his way to taking the championship lead.