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Russell felt like 'Maldonado' during Portuguese GP charge

Williams' George Russell says his hounding of other drivers and overtaking attempts in the Portuguese GP made him "feel like Pastor Maldonado". From 14th on the grid, Russell's charge during his first stint on the medium tyre pushed the Briton all the way up to an impressive P7, the Williams driver battling in the wake of Renault's Esteban Ocon and Red Bull's Alex Albon. But his attempts to hang on to his rivals or gain an upper hand led to a few hairy moments that reminded him of a 2015 battle in Austria between Maldonado and Max Verstappen, when the former hung out the rear of his Lotus while snapping at the heels of the Dutchman. "It was a good race," Russell said...
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