News Details

Lowe tips Russell to follow Leclerc's rapid rise

Williams chief technical officer Paddy Lowe says that the team's new signing George Russell has the potential to match Charles Leclerc's rapid rise to the top. Leclerc was Formula 2 champion in 2017 and made his F1 début with Sauber in 2018. Rapidly winning praise and plaudits, he was snapped up by Ferrari to replace Kimi Raikkonen at Maranello next year. Russell succeeded Leclerc as this year's Formula 2 champion and now has his own shot in F1 with Williams, where he will be partnered with the experienced Robert Kubica. Lowe felt that the new driver line-up would be much stronger than this year's pairing of Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin, and that it had the potential to allow Russell...
Full Story »
1y ago from F1i.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Russell ready to do the business: 'This is my time!'

Williams rookie George Russell isn't underestimating his move into the...
1y ago from F1i.com

The rapid rise and quick descent of Super Aguri

Super Aguri's application to join Formula 1 became a reality on this day...
1y ago from F1i.com

Russell 'really wanted' a team mate like Kubica

Williams rookie George Russell believes F1 returnee Robert Kubica will...
1y ago from F1i.com

Russell: ‘I'm ready to do the business'

George Russell will make his debut in Formula 1 in 2019 with Williams,...
1y ago from PlanetF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

2020 MotoGP Czech Republic Grand Prix session timings...

After a brief pause for breath, the reshuffled 2020 MotoGP season resumes...
16h ago from AutoSport.com

Binder: The speed is there

MotoGP rookie Brad Binder may have left Jerez with just three points to...
15h ago from Crash.net

Vinales 'excited and curious' for Brno

A pair of second places at Jerez marked Maverick Vinales' best start to a...
19h ago from Crash.net

Podcast: Previewing MotoGP's Czech Grand Prix

This weekend's MotoGP Czech Grand Prix will be notable for the absence of...
20h ago from AutoSport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Accomplished race engineer Gary Grossenbacher dies at...

Gary Grossenbacher, one of the pivotal team members who led Holbert Racing...
12h ago from Racer.com

No spectators for Indianapolis 500

The Indianapolis 500 will proceed without spectators this month, Brickyard...
1d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Robin Miller's Mailbag for August 5, presented by...

Welcome to the Robin Miller Mailbag presented by Honda Racing / HPD. You...
21h ago from Racer.com

New Laguna Seca operator aiming to build new volunteer...

New WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca track manager John Narigi hopes to...
18h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Rally Turkey agrees date change on 2020 WRC schedule

Rally Turkey will take place a week earlier than scheduled to facilitate...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Coutinho edging close to Arsenal but Barcelona must do...

With Arsenal expected to shortly seal a deal for Chelsea’s Brazilian...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal legend worried Willian transfer could be bad...

Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas has expressed his concern about the...
2h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Rumour Has It: Coutinho close to Arsenal move,...

Omnisport FOLLOW NEWS Modified 06 Aug 2020, 11:58 IST News SHARE Philippe...
1h ago from SportsKeeda.com

KSE run a business, but we support a football club

Given everything that has gone on in the last 4 or 5 months, I think most...
1h ago from Arseblog.com

Comments

Hottest News

Mercedes takes no risk: "Keep Hamilton and Bottas away...

Toto Wolff has explained how Mercedes wants to... Read More »
1h ago from GPBlog.com

Leclerc: Ferrari has a general package problem

Ferrari's Formula 1 struggles in 2020 cannot be... Read More »
3h ago from GrandPrix247.com

Why Red Bull should sign up Sergio Perez

Has the time come for Red Bull to do something... Read More »
1h ago from PlanetF1.com

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.