One of the great figures of the paddock of the Formula 1 it is Fernando Alonso. The Spaniard reached the top flight and was the only driver to stand up to the almighty Ferrari and above all to Michael Schumacher, who won all the races of the different years. In a humble RenaultWith a speed rarely seen, Alonso made his way, winning two world titles. Today, several years later, the Asturian already has his “Future champion.”
Alonso spoke several times about the figure of some young drivers, who are beginning to form an image in the Formula 1 paddock. However, he always emphasized the possibility that George Russell be the man to follow. The Briton has already shown that with a car up to the task, he can beat any driver who crosses his path.
After the Monaco Grand Prix, the Spanish driver gave a great gift to the young driver of Williams. Together with Russell they made a change of autographed helmets. In the one that the British received, Alonso wrote a phrase that exalts him. George, you are the best. Future World Champion ». “This means a lot, thank you legend,” replied Russell.
Although Alonso returned to Formula 1 after two years of absence, the Spaniard expected another start in the 2021 championship. After five races, his best result was in the Grand Prix of Portugal, with an eighth place. The last weekend, in the Monaco Grand Prix, could only finish in 13th position.
For his part, the British driver could not improve much on the results obtained in 2020 either. The best result in the 2021 season for Russell was not better at 14th place, so he could not obtain units. However, rumors that it will happen to the team Mercedes mid-season they continue to grow day by day.
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