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Hungary Performance Unlikely to Sway Mercedes’ 2020 Decision – Russell

George Russell does not believe his performance during the recent Hungarian Grand Prix will sway the Mercedes AMG Motorsport team in anyway when it comes to choosing who will be Lewis Hamilton’s team-mate in 2020. Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has previously said it would be too early to promote Russell to the multiple championship winning outfit in 2020, feeling it would risk ‘burning’ the 2018 FIA Formula 2 champion, with the decision likely to come down to either current driver Valtteri Bottas and current reserve driver Esteban Ocon. The Williams Racing driver enjoyed his most competitive weekend of the year at the Hungaroring, qualifying and finishing sixteenth, the first time in 2019...
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