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Russell: 'Not correct' to submit young drivers to FP1 pressures

George Russell believes it's not "correct" for young drivers to be thrown in at the deep end and be submitted to the pressures and judgement of a Friday practice session in Formula 1. This year, F1's sporting regulations include a rule that mandates that teams run a rookie driver - a driver that may not have participated in more than two F1 world championship races during his career - in at least two FP1 sessions over the course of the season. In Spain, Red Bull Racing assigned junior racer Juri Vips to FP1 in place of Sergio Perez while Williams handed its first Friday session to reigning Formula E champion, Nyck de Vries. The sessions provide an opportunity for teams to provide...
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