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Although it was a bit late for the vast majority of the ring, Next season, George Russell will participate in a garage with Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes, which is a huge challenge that also entails a lot of pressure on the British driver, and is one of the main keys that he will have to learn to drive.
The spotlight will be on Russell
While it is true that it is not quite the same, Charles Leclerc He came to Scuderia Ferrari in the 2019 season to share the garage with him Sebastian Vettel, a driver who has never won more or less than four titles in Formula 1. Now, after overcoming this challenge, he wanted to send a tip to his friend. George Russell.
First of all, the Monegasque rider at no time doubted that George Russell was one of the drivers destined to be on top of the grid in the future of this class and that, in addition, he had the talent and mentality needed to face a challenge like the one you will face in 2022 with Mercedes And Lewis Hamilton: “George knows what he’s doing“.
Having said that, Charles Leclerc explained what it means for them (young drivers) to have an opportunity of this level: “It is a great opportunity for him and he is in a very good position, It will be somewhat similar to what you experienced with Sebastian VettelI came to Ferrari alongside multiple world champions, and of course, For us young people, it’s a great opportunity to show what we can do“.
Finally, Charles Leclerc wanted to send some advice to his grid partner and pointed out pressure, one of the most difficult aspects to manage in Formula 1: “On the other hand, sharing the garage with drivers like this allows us to learn from the best. So, yes, The only advice is that you just need to enjoy your time there and also not to stress yourself too much“.
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