EXCLUSIVE: George Russell’s emotional final day with Williams
“He has all the characteristics necessary to achieve the greatest success in our sport and we are therefore delighted… to see him rewarded with the opportunity to test himself at Mercedes.”
Those were Williams Team Principal Jost Capito’s touching parting words for George Russell after it was revealed that the Briton would be leaving Williams to head to Mercedes for 2022.
It’s an incredible opportunity for Russell, a chance to join the team who have won the last eight constructors’ titles in a row. But Russell clearly has plenty of feels for the Williams squad who gave him his debut in the sport in 2019 – and with whom he claimed a sensational P2 on the grid at Spa-Francorchamps this year.
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Hit play on the video above, as we take an exclusive look at Russell’s final day as a Williams driver, before he donned black overalls and went testing for his new Mercedes team in Abu Dhabi.