Lewis Hamilton opens up about “stressful” 1st year with George Russell: “For sure I felt it..” | F1

Russell was promoted to Mercedes after three impressive years at Williams in place of Valtteri Bottas, who often served as Hamilton’s wingman.The 25-year-old enjoyed an impressive first season with Mercedes, winning at the Sao Paulo Grand Prix, and finishing ahead of Hamilton in the drivers’ championship.Hamilton struggled with the W13, while the events of Abu Dhabi 2021 likely played a role in the early part of the season.In an interview with M4 Sport, Hamilton opened up on his struggles last year, likening it to his year being teammates with Alonso, when he was in Russell’s position of being the young…

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