July 23, 2024

BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - JUNE 12: George Russell of Great Britain and Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes talk to the media ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Azerbaijan at Baku City Circuit on June 12, 2022 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

George Russell and Mercedes were extremely fast in Singapore and will hope to continue that form in the final weeks of the season with upcoming improvements helping their cause.

George Russell admits “there are a few more things to come” as Mercedes prepares for the final part of the F1 season.

The Silver Arrows claimed another podium in Singapore on Sunday when Lewis Hamilton finished third due to his teammate crashing on the final lap. Mercedes was competitive at the Marina Bay Street track and may be upset at not getting more points. Toto Wolff and his colleagues are looking to secure second place in the Constructors’ Championship with seven races remaining and hope to further improve the Mercedes package ahead of the race as Suzuka and Russell reveal Several improvements are underway.

He say:
“Honestly, there will be a few more things at the end of the season that will help us learn going into next season.”

Mercedes, while yet to win a race, still has a slight advantage over Ferrari and hopes to see that continue, although the Scuderia won for the first time this season in Singapore, ending Red Bull’s dominance then Carlos Sainz took over. Tic-tac-toe.

Russell, who has just one podium this year, is 71 points behind teammate Hamilton but is the only Mercedes driver to win a race since joining the team. The Silver Arrows remain winless this season, but last year they won the double in Brazil with Russell’s first win.

The British driver, who recently signed an extension, along with Hamilton, is part of a team that has struggled to replicate the success of the last decade. No longer able to challenge Red Bull on a regular basis, Russell hopes the trials and tribulations of the past two years can serve him well in the future.

He say:
“Yes, I think we’ve progressed well this season. I think it’s clear we made mistakes ahead of the 2022 season and again this winter, but I believe these mistakes will help beneficial for us and help us a lot in the future.” future.

“And, you know, you need those failures, and you need those mistakes to get you going in the right direction. And I think as a team, we’re incredibly motivated to get back to the top. And like I said, I think the lessons we learned over the last two years will only help us in the years to come. »

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