The last week of George Russell it was a roller coaster. After arriving at the Bahrain circuit with the team clothes Williams, he had to quickly change suitcase. Lewis Hamilton He had tested positive for coronavirus and his presence at the Sakhir Grand Prix was ruled out. However, Russell took the lead and did not disappoint Mercedes with his performance, despite not obtaining the victory.
Many media outlets praised the performance of the young British driver. However, the seven-time World Champion quickly recovered from the virus and is already in Abu Dhabi for the final round of the year. This caused the opposite image to the last week. Russell had arrived with Mercedes’ clothes, and on Thursday afternoon he had to change bubbles, to go back to Williams.
Although the return of Hamilton brought Russell back to his usual work team, the latter could not hide his regret that he could not fight for a victory again this Sunday. “It was a strange feeling, to be honest. Before Bahrain, I really wanted to have the two weeks in the car, simply because I hoped to learn everything I needed to in Bahrain and could have come here without excuses, “he said.
In addition, the Williams driver pointed out that he was very hopeless for not being able to take the victory last Sunday. “As Bahrain was so good from a performance point of view, part of me was like you know what, I think it was a good weekend, obviously I really wanted to win and I would have had a great opportunity this weekend,” he added.
“But these guys at Williams gave me that opportunity, they’ve been working really hard for me for the last two years. It is my duty to finish the season at the top, and for that I am here, “said Russell to finish. In the 2020 season, the Briton could only score points in the race alongside Mercedes, taking three points (two from ninth place and one from the fastest lap).
The post Did not want to return? George Russell is back with Williams: “It’s a strange feeling” appeared first on The Intra Sports.