The Williams team sees George Russell partnered by Robert Kubica for the 2019 F1 season. George has spoken of his desire to not only compete against Robert but also to return the Williams team to higher up the championship after a 2018 season that saw them finish last. George has the belief that both he and Robert can become a very strong driver pairing and as a result he will be able to be able to compare his talents against his more experienced team-mate, even if the last time that Robert raced was many years ago.
keen to compete against Kubica
Williams team having made their choices in regard to their 2019 driver
line-up George Russell
now partnered by Robert Kubica the rookie has spoken of his desire to not
only compete against Robert but also to return the Williams team to higher
up the championship after a 2018 season that saw them finish last.
after achieving the 2018 F2 championship title and been highly regarded he
is still coming up against Robert with his wealth of Formula One experience
consisting of seventy six race
starts. George has the belief that both he and Robert can become a very strong
driver pairing and as a result he will be able to be able to compare his
talents against his more experienced team-mate, even if the last time that
Robert raced was many years ago.
Russell spoke of his feelings going into the 2019 season. He said:
“I’m really excited to be teammates with Robert. I think obviously there is
no doubt about his natural talent. He’s extremely motivated
and has huge knowledge about the car on the technical side, and I think
obviously it’s no secret of a tough year for Williams in 2018.
“I think with his experience and my knowledge of my experience at Mercedes,
I think we have a huge amount to bring to the team.
“He’s a fantastic guy off the circuit. He’s extremely knowledgeable on the
engineering side, and his speed and talent is unquestionable. I really
wanted a teammate like Robert to go up against and show what I am capable
But even with his feelings that he and Robert can become a very good driver
pairing it still will come down to whether or not the Williams team can
produce a competitive 2019 car.
“I think our targets next season are very clear, and that’s to get Williams
back to fighting into the points and the top of the midfield. I
think we want to be recognised, we want to be putting in good results.
“If I’m beating my teammate but it’s for last position, there’s no joy or
glory for anybody. Myself and Robert will be working really hard together,
firstly to get the team to where they deserve to be, and then we’ll see how
the results are after that.””
Russell keen to compete against Kubica
Posted by: Williams F1 (IP Logged)
Date: 26/12/2018 01:57
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