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Portimão turn-one choice could harm racing - Russell

Williams driver George Russell has expressed concern for the layout Formula 1 has opted to use for the inaugural race at Portimão, believing the alternative would have provided "better racing". The circuit will stage the first Portuguese Grand Prix in 24 years since Estoril last served as host in 1996. Article continues under video Portimão has several track configurations at certain corners, with turn one able to take the form of a switch-back hairpin or a right-hand sweeper. The sweeper has been elected for the race, a choice Russell - who performed a demo lap at the circuit with Mercedes in 2017 - is disappointed with. "We may have some track limits issues which I hope...
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