Mercedes protégé George Russell spoke about his future plans after winning the GP3 championship.
Last weekend in Jerez, the Briton ahead of schedule won the title, repeating the success of Valtteri Bottas, Daniil Kvyat and Esteban aukon. Russell is already working on the simulator Mercedes, and in August in Hungary, spent two days test driving cars W08 at the Hungaroring. However, 19-year-old driver realizes that next season, all vacancies are occupied.
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“This year I worked a lot with Mercedes and tested in the middle of the season, – quotes the Russell Sky Sports F1. – I believe that he was ready for performances in Formula 1, but at the same time remain realistic. Unfortunately, next year this would not be possible, so my goal is debut in 2019. the Next step is F2”.
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