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Russell: I'll focus on myself and not badger Mercedes

George Russell is said to be the heir to Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes Formula 1 throne, but the Williams driver has put that out of his mind as he embarks on his third season in the top flight. The 23-year-old stated his case for a seat with the F1 World Champions, who back his career, with a stellar performance Sakhir Grand Prix, showing the world he had the goods on a weekend in which he made Valtteri Bottas look ordinary. Russell jumped into Hamilton's car with short notice, and after a mere four hours in it he matched and then bettered Bottas in a car he had been driving all season. That day it became a question of ‘when' Russell will get the call-up, and not ‘if' he gets it....
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