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George Russell on his Formula 1 début: “I am going to make sure that I enjoy it”

2018 FIA Formula 2 champion George Russell has admitted that he is ‘extremely excited’ ahead of his Formula 1 race début with Williams Racing, which takes place this weekend around the Albert Park circuit in Australia. Russell says it is a ‘dream come true’ for him to be joining the Formula 1 grid in 2019 alongside Robert Kubica in an all-new line-up for Williams, replacing the Racing Point F1 Team-bound Lance Stroll and new Renault F1 Team reserve driver Sergey Sirotkin, and the twenty-one-year-old says he is going to make the most of the whole experience. “I am extremely excited for Melbourne,” said Russell, who is one of three Formula 2 graduates from 2018 to be on the grid...
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