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Russell sees benefit to not winning on Mercedes debut

Article To news overview © Mercedes George Russell says he took the positives away from the heartbreaking end to his debut F1 race with Mercedes. Russell, who steps up to the team full-time as a replacement for Valtteri Bottas this season, stood in for the ill Lewis Hamilton at the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix. Having had no preparation time, and barely fitting into the W11, Russell stuck the car on the front row and was a strong contender for victory until a late puncture resulted in him finishing outside of the points. Reflecting on that race weekend, Russell believes he took away some valuable lessons from the disappointment. "I want to be the most complete driver possible and I want to...
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