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George Russell pins blame on Mercedes for using him as Lewis Hamilton's guinea pig

George Russell endured what ended up being a miserable Singapore Grand Prix, despite having looked strong on the opening day at the Marina Bay Circuit. Both Russell and Sir Lewis Hamilton looked 'capable of winning' across Free Practice; however, a shock Q2 elimination for the former Williams driver saw Mercedes fit Russell with a new power unit, resulting in a pitlane start. With the conditions being treacherous, Russell failed to make any progress in the opening stages of the race, resulting in the Brit being the 'hero' and fitting the Medium tyres on what was still a very damp circuit. Russell openly admits it was the 'wrong decision' to make the change so early; however,...
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