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Wolff pleased with how Russell has settled in at Mercedes!

Wolff pleased with how Russell has settled in at Mercedes!

05-12-2020 18:58
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Toto Wolff says he is happy with the job George Russell did in qualifying for the Sakhir Grand Prix as Mercedes secured yet another front row lock-out, with Valtteri Bottas ahead of Russell.

Ever since Lewis Hamilton's positive COVID-19 test result and the subsequent announcement of Russell's promotion, there has been lots of talk about how the young Brit would fare.

Wolff told Sky Sports after qualifying: "It is a good result for the team. 1 and 2, the front row lock out. This circuit with less than a minute lap time was always going to produce very close gaps, we could see tenths between P1 and P3 and maybe less than a tenth.

"It's interesting because they are very different characters. Lewis has been there for so long time and has experience and George is more chatty. 

"He didn't fit in the car. I think he has settled in well considering the circumstances, so I am happy with him," Wolff added.

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