The last weekend was the worst of the sports career of George Russell. The pilot of Williams had a hard accident while the safety car was neutralized. Russell was heating up tires and his car lost control causing him to abandon. However, the painful thing is that he lost the opportunity to score his first point in the Formula 1.
Through social media, George Russell made public the pain of quitting while marching in 10th place. Team Williams scored no points on the season and this was the only opportunity to do so. After the accident, Russell threw himself on the ground, in a clear sign of regret and asked the commissioners to leave his side, to have a moment alone.
After the race, Russell posted a photo on his Instagram account while lamenting the accident. I will never forget this day, this mistake. I will learn from it, I will be stronger for it. I am very sorry for the whole team. There are no excuses, ”says the caption. In addition, he said to the media that: “I probably made the worst mistake of my sports career.”
Lewis Hamilton and Romain Grosjean
Surprising, both Lewis hamilton as Romain Grosjean They responded to Russell’s posted image by showing great camaraderie. Man, I know how you feel. It will take you some time to forget, but what you are doing is brutal. Keep it up, ”Grosjean told him that a year ago he had a very similar accident in Baku.
For his part, Lewis Hamilton had a slightly longer response and praised Russell despite the accident. George, you were giving it your all. It is positive to make mistakes and feel the pain. I’ve done it more than I can remember. You’re great, mate. Keep your head up and keep it up, for the next race! ”He commented.