George Russell takes his first F1 victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix
SAO PAULO — chased to the end by teammates Lewis Hamilton, mercedes Driver George Russell won his first race in F1 on Sunday in Brazil Grand Prix.
It was also Mercedes’ first GP victory in a disappointing season with Hamilton, an impressive 1-2 win for the team and its intentions for next season.
Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz Jr. on the podium at Interlagos.
The 24-year-old Russell dominated the race in São Paulo from the start, taking pole position on the grid. He scored his seven podium finishes before Sunday’s win.
Hamilton, who started second, dropped to eighth after contact with Max Verstappen’s car. red bull on the 7th lap. The Dutchman was given his five-second penalty and finished sixth.
Verstappen and his Red Bull team already crowned F1 champion.
The Brazilian Grand Prix was the penultimate race of the season ahead of Abu Dhabi on 20 November.
https://www.autoblog.com/2022/11/13/george-russell-wins-f1-brazilian-grand-prix/ George Russell takes his first F1 victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix