Russell’s stark admission over Verstappen threat in Saudi GP

George Russell has admitted that he expects Max Verstappen to progress "pretty comfortably" in the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix after his Formula 1 qualifying failure. Verstappen suffered a driveshaft failure in Q2 in Jeddah, leaving him 15th on the grid on a weekend where he had lead every practice session and topped Q1 by nearly 0.5s over teammate Sergio Perez. In the end, Perez took pole ahead of Charles Leclerc, Fernando Alonso and Russell - although the latter two will shuffle forward one spot after Leclerc's 10 place grid drop is applied for new engine parts. When asked about what…

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