One of the great attractions that the 2022 season of the F1In addition to the arrival of the new vehicles, it will be in the Mercedes box. Is that english Lewis Hamilton, star of the team, will have a new partner: his rising compatriot George Russell, today in Williams.
“He is a very talented young man and he is already appreciated as he should be”, stated Hamilton when asked about the substitute for the Finn Valtteri Bottas (Will compete for Alfa Romeo Racing).
“He's going to want to be quick, he's going to want to show up and win, everything that happens when you get to a new team. When I faced Fernando Alonso I wanted to beat him in the first race ”, he remembered.
Some claim Russell's arrival could be a headache for the multiple champion. However, Hamilton himself affirms that he already has enough experience to deal with this situation.
“I'm in a different place, I want to see you succeed. There will be a time when I will not continue in this sport, and he is my partner, and I want to see him win the World Cup ”, Lewis confessed.
"I think I can have a good influence on him and on his behavior with the team, be it because of the time he spends with the engineers, the way he reads the data or even the way he drives."said Hamilton.
“I really wish that, but while we will compete on the track; I want to beat him ”, closed the British, who seems not to hesitate to become the mentor of his new young teammate.