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George Russell

Born: February 15, 1998 (age 26)

Height: 6' 0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: King's Lynn, England
Nationality: Great Britain British

Team: Mercedes
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Sports Mole has 725 articles about George Russell. Articles 1 to 40:
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 2, 2024
Mercedes 'desperate' amid performance 'catastrophe'
Frederic Vasseur sounded impatient when asked if he's made a mistake by choosing Lewis Hamilton over the on-form Carlos Sainz for 2025 and beyond.
Apr 10, 08:29
Max Verstappen celebrates winning the Japanese Grand Prix on April 7, 2024.
Max Verstappen back on top at Japanese Grand Prix
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen returns to the winners' circle with victory in Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix.
Apr 7, 09:18
Sebastian Vettel pictured on October 20, 2022
No F1 return with Mercedes for Vettel - source
Sebastian Vettel will not be launching a return to Formula 1 with Mercedes.
Apr 7, 05:51
Charles Leclerc at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 25, 2023
Vasseur not worried 'at all' about Leclerc slump
Frederic Vasseur insists he's not worried "at all" about Charles Leclerc's currently flagging form.
Apr 7, 05:50
Red Bull's Max Verstappen after winning the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 2, 2024
Max Verstappen secures pole for Japanese Grand Prix
Max Verstappen secures pole position for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix ahead of Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez.
Apr 6, 08:04
Aston Martin's Fernando Alonso ahead of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on March 7, 2024
Alonso faces tense pre-race meeting with peers at Suzuka
At the official drivers' briefing at Suzuka, a number of Fernando Alonso's competitors are orchestrating an uncomfortable situation for the double world champion.
Apr 5, 07:36
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 2, 2024
Wolff and Hamilton: Awkward discussion looms over 2025 plans
Lewis Hamilton is gearing up for what promises to be an uncomfortable "conversation" with his current Formula 1 leader, Toto Wolff. The illustrious seven-time world champion is setting his sights on departing Mercedes by year-end, yet Hamilton is already keen to initiate talks about his 2025 stint with his next team, Ferrari. "At some stage I will have to start the conversation with Toto," the 39-year-old acknowledged at Suzuka, revealing, "I've never been in this position at this time of the year. So I'm not quite sure how to navigate it but right now I want to finish on a high here so all my energy is going into this. Of course, there's excitement for the future."
Apr 5, 07:29
Toto Wolff at the Hungarian GP on July 21, 2023
Toto Wolff reverses decision to miss Japan GP
Toto Wolff has reversed his decision to bypass the upcoming Japanese GP.
Apr 3, 08:42
Toto Wolff at the United States GP on October 20, 2023
Wolff cancels plans to sit out Japanese GP
Toto Wolff has cancelled his plans to skip this weekend's Japanese GP.
Apr 3, 08:09
Fernando Alonso at the Brazil GP on November 2, 2023
Spanish FIA official slams Alonso 'brake test' penalty
A prominent Spanish motor racing official has vocally criticized the contentious penalty assigned to Fernando Alonso after the Melbourne Grand Prix. The penalty came after some speculated that George Russell experienced his severe crash in the event's final moments due to being 'brake-tested' by Alonso, a move considered highly perilous and occasionally deadly.
Mar 27, 08:16
Aston Martin's Fernando Alonso ahead of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on March 7, 2024
Max successor?: Fresh rumours over Alonso's Red Bull switch
In the latest buzz amongst Formula 1 insiders, "completely new rumours" involving Fernando Alonso and Red Bull are making the rounds, as per insights from ex-F1 competitor Ralf Schumacher.
Mar 26, 08:43
Aston Martin's Fernando Alonso ahead of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on March 7, 2024
Critics and FIA slam Alonso for dangerous driving
Fernando Alonso's aggressive manoeuvre during the final stages of the Australian GP has sparked significant controversy. Critics, including seasoned commentators and the FIA itself, believe Alonso's action of "using his elbows" exceeded acceptable limits.
Mar 25, 08:09
Toto Wolff at the United States GP on October 20, 2023
Wolff confronts rumours over his F1 future amid Mercedes struggle
Toto Wolff, the team principal and part-owner of Mercedes, acknowledges that media inquiries regarding his continuity in Formula 1 are justified as the team's prior dominance seems increasingly distant.
Mar 25, 08:07
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 2, 2024
Hamilton's patience wears thin with Mercedes troubles
Lewis Hamilton has reached the limits of his patience with Mercedes, as stated by ex-Red Bull racer Robert Doornbos.
Mar 24, 13:06
Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz Jr celebrates victory at the Australian Grand Prix on March 24, 2024.
Carlos Sainz Jr wins Australian Grand Prix after early Max Verstappen retirement
Carlos Sainz Jr wins the Australian Grand Prix - just 16 days after appendix surgery - after Max Verstappen suffers an early retirement in his Red Bull.
Mar 24, 08:06
Max Verstappen at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 25, 2023
Max Verstappen edges out Carlos Sainz Jr for Australian Grand Prix pole
Max Verstappen again qualifies on pole for the Australian Grand Prix, sealing first place on the grid for the third time this season.
Mar 23, 09:17
Toto Wolff at the United States GP on October 20, 2023
Wolff keeping close eye on future star Antonelli
Kimi Antonelli, who at 17 cannot yet even test a Formula 1 car, is nonetheless a top favourite to replace the Ferrari-bound Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes next year.
Mar 15, 07:14
Red Bull's Max Verstappen celebrates with a trophy on the podium after winning the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on March 9, 2024
Max Verstappen seals comfortable win in Saudi Arabia Grand Prix
Max Verstappen eases to victory in Saturday's Saudi Arabia Grand Prix, while 18-year-old British driver Oliver Bearman comes home seventh in the Ferrari.
Mar 9, 18:25
Lewis Hamilton at the Las Vegas GP on November 15, 2023
Mercedes 'bouncing' is back for third consecutive season
For the third consecutive season, Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes has still failed to eliminate the "bouncing" of its Formula 1 cars amid the new ground-effect era.
Mar 9, 05:37
Max Verstappen at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 25, 2023
Max Verstappen claims pole for Saudi Arabia Grand Prix
Defending world champion Max Verstappen cruises to pole for Saturday's Saudi Arabia Grand Prix.
Mar 8, 18:06
Fernando Alonso at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 24, 2023
'Not exciting' F1 has triggered wave of scandals - Alonso
Leading Formula 1 figures are watching on in horror as their sport becomes engulfed in scandal upon scandal.
Mar 7, 07:30
Max Verstappen leads into first corner of Bahrain Grand Prix on March 2, 2024.
Max Verstappen coasts to win in Bahrain Grand Prix
Defending champion Max Verstappen coasts to victory in Saturday's Bahrain Grand Prix.
Mar 2, 16:36
Max Verstappen at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 25, 2023
Verstappen rivals all 'racing for second' in Bahrain
George Russell admits the entire Formula 1 field, except for Max Verstappen, will be "racing for second" as the 2024 season begins in Bahrain on Saturday.
Mar 2, 07:09
Max Verstappen at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 25, 2023
Max Verstappen starts season with pole for Bahrain Grand Prix
Defending champion Max Verstappen to start Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix on pole position.
Mar 1, 17:03
Lewis Hamilton at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 26, 2023
'Something else' behind Hamilton-Wolff split - Kovalainen
Yet another well-known F1 name has questioned why Lewis Hamilton triggered an exit clause to get out of Mercedes at the end of 2024 in order to move to Ferrari.
Feb 29, 07:46
Fernando Alonso at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 24, 2023
Alonso's wild claim about Red Bull dominance 'realistic'
Dr Helmut Marko had to smile in Bahrain when asked about Fernando Alonso's prediction of another sure-fire title for Max Verstappen this year.
Feb 29, 07:42
Lewis Hamilton at the Las Vegas GP on November 15, 2023
Hamilton visited Maranello 'more than once' - Ferrari
The jury is out as to whether Lewis Hamilton has ever visited Ferrari's Maranello headquarters or not.
Feb 27, 08:47
George Russell at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 26, 2023
Russell defends F1's Netflix 'fakery'
George Russell has leapt to the defence of the official Formula 1 Netflix series Drive To Survive, as the newly-released season 6 continues to divide opinions.
Feb 27, 08:44
Pedro de la Rosa pictured in March 2013
'More talk' about 2025 than 2024 season - De la Rosa
The 2024 season has not even begun, and yet one of the biggest talking points in Formula 1 at present is 2025.
Feb 27, 08:42
Ralf Schumacher pictured in January 2014
Vettel eyeing Hamilton's Mercedes seat - Schumacher
Sebastian Vettel really might be contemplating a sensational return to Formula 1, according to fellow German Ralf Schumacher.
Feb 26, 07:38
Sebastian Vettel pictured on September 21, 2023
Brother plays down talk of Vettel's F1 comeback
Sebastian Vettel's brother has played down suggestions the retired quadruple world champion might be eyeing a return to Formula 1.
Feb 23, 07:17
Fernando Alonso at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 24, 2023
Rivals back Alonso over 'ridiculous' F1 test rules
Two more Formula 1 drivers have backed Fernando Alonso's claim that a mere three days of pre-season testing with a single car per two-driver team is "ridiculous".
Feb 23, 07:14
Toto Wolff at the United States GP on October 20, 2023
Wolff to decide Hamilton successor 'around May'
Toto Wolff had to put a brave face on the fact that Red Bull appears to have pulled off making the scrapped Mercedes-like car concept of 2022-2023 work.
Feb 22, 07:03
Helmut Marko at the Brazil GP on November 3, 2023
Marko plays down Red Bull's 'enormous' early pace advantage
Even embattled team boss Christian Horner was all smiles in Bahrain on Wednesday as Red Bull's new and radical car for 2024 stunned every other Formula 1 rival on the opening day of pre-season testing.
Feb 22, 07:01
Helmut Marko at the Brazil GP on November 3, 2023
Marko worried about F1 rival discovering 'special trick'
Dr Helmut Marko admits it's possible one of Red Bull's closest rivals could beat the dominant Formula 1 team this year with a "special trick".
Feb 15, 05:42
Max Verstappen at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 25, 2023
Mercedes must try to sign Verstappen for 2025 - Danner
Mercedes should make the boldest possible step after losing Lewis Hamilton for 2025 and try to woo Max Verstappen away from Red Bull.
Feb 8, 06:33
Alex Albon at the Italian GP on August 31, 2023
Insiders doubt Albon should secure top F1 seat
Two F1 insiders are not so sure Alex Albon is really a worthy candidate for one of the top seats on the grid.
Feb 7, 07:07
Toto Wolff at the United States GP on October 20, 2023
Wolff plays down 2025 Vettel comeback rumours
Toto Wolff is already fending off the early and wild rumours about who will replace Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes in 2025.
Feb 5, 07:10
Flavio Briatore at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 26, 2023
Even Batman may not win in a 2025 Ferrari - Briatore
Many of the most well-known names in the Formula 1 paddock are already chewing over Lewis Hamilton's shock decision to scrap his Mercedes deal for 2025 in order to move to Ferrari.
Feb 2, 06:20
Lewis Hamilton at the Abu Dhabi GP on November 26, 2023
Hamilton 'turns F1 world upside down' with Ferrari switch
The Formula 1 media is in a spin as the pre-season 'silly season' goes into overdrive, with Lewis Hamilton sensationally switching to Ferrari for 2025.
Feb 2, 06:18
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