“I am a driver managed by Mercedes and this means that in 2022 I will be in a Mercedes-powered car. So in 2022 I will be racing with McLaren ”. So George Russell during the press conference for the presentation of the British Grand Prix, he made fun of his future.
Bottas: “Without Mercedes I will need a new mentality”
The 1998-class driver should finally land in Mercedes alongside Lewis Hamilton in 2022 in place of Valtteri Bottas. Toto Wolff said the final decision will be made during the summer break as it actually happened in 2019 when the Finn was confirmed by beating Esteban Ocon’s competition. George Russell’s candidacy, however, seems decidedly more consistent than that of the transalpine driver. The Englishman would thus become the first driver to grow up inacademy Mercedes to land in the official team.
Leclerc: “The 2022 prototype looks really aggressive”
“I don’t care what my car will be in 2022, just be quick – Russell added – I really want to win and give my best at the wheel of a competitive car ”.