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Russell had ‘Maldonado-like’ moments during Portuguese GP

Williams’ George Russell says he had moments akin to Pastor Maldonado’s infamous tankslapper spectacle at Austria in 2015 during Sunday’s Portuguese Grand Prix. Russell was in the midst of battles throughout the race at Portimao, which saw him temporarily lose control of the car on a number of occasions amid low-grip conditions. The Briton likened his driving to Maldonado’s save along the Austria start/finish straight five years ago, when the Venezuelan was fighting then-rookie Max Verstappen. “It was a good race,” Russell reflected. “The car felt great, pace was good, had some massive moments when I was trying to overtake [Ocon], Alex [Albon], and another behind Giovinazzi...
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