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Sakhir GP not a Mercedes shootout between Bottas and Russell, says Wolff

Dec 04 2020

MANAMA Formula One champions Mercedes are not treating this weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix as a shootout between team regular Valtteri Bottas and super-sub George Russell, team principal Toto Wolff said on Friday.

Hamilton stand-in Russell sets practice pace on Mercedes debut

Dec 04 2020

MANAMA Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton's late stand-in George Russell ended his first day atop the timesheets with the fastest time for Mercedes in Friday practice for the Sakhir Grand Prix.

Sakhir GP not a Mercedes shootout between Bottas and Russell, says Wolff

Dec 04 2020

MANAMA Formula One champions Mercedes are not treating this weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix as a shootout between team regular Valtteri Bottas and super-sub George Russell, team principal Toto Wolff said on Friday.

Hamilton contract talks delayed after COVID-19 diagnosis, says Wolff

Dec 04 2020

MANAMA Lewis Hamilton’s contract talks with Mercedes will have to wait until the seven-times world champion recovers from COVID-19, his team boss Toto Wolff said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Motor racing-Super-sub Russell sets practice pace on Mercedes debut

Dec 04 2020

MANAMA, Dec 4 George Russell looked perfectly at home in Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes during Friday's opening practice session for the Sakhir Grand Prix by going fastest on his debut as the seven-times Formula One champion's stand-in.

Missing Abu Dhabi comeback not end of the world for Grosjean

Dec 04 2020

MANAMA Frenchman Romain Grosjean said it would not be the end of the world if he could not make his Formula One comeback at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, after escaping relatively unscathed from an horrific fiery crash last week.

F1 rookie Mick Schumacher can count on Vettel for advice

Dec 03 2020

MANAMA Sebastian Vettel said he will be on hand to offer advice to Mick Schumacher, son of his boyhood idol and seven-times world champion Michael, when he makes his Formula One debut next year.

Grosjean crash a wake-up call for Haas team mate Magnussen

Dec 03 2020

MANAMA Romain Grosjean’s fiery Bahrain Grand Prix crash came as a wake-up call that drove home the reality of Formula One’s dangers, his Haas team mate Kevin Magnussen said on Thursday.

No targets for Russell though he's too big for his boots

Dec 03 2020

MANAMA Lewis Hamilton’s boots are too small for George Russell’s size-11 feet, but the young Briton will still have big shoes to fill as he prepares to stand in for the seven-times Formula One world champion at the Sakhir Grand Prix.

Alonso 'young driver' test is unfair, says Norris

Dec 03 2020

MANAMA Fernando Alonso should not be allowed to take part in a Formula One 'young driver' test at the age of 39, McLaren's Lando Norris said on Thursday after Renault confirmed the two-times world champion's involvement.

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