Alan Jones was the world champion of the Grove team in 1980, and the Mercedes boss was upset when he hinted to Russell about his future in the brand
askIt is nothing new to see George Russell as one of their favorite young drivers from the UK. At the end of the 2020 season, the Williams driver won an opinion poll by Lewis Hamilton himself. The subject of the survey was whether Mercedes should renew the seven-time champion or put it on its own wheels. His performance on Sakhir GP replaced No. 44 after the positive evaluation of Covid-19, which aroused the interest of many car fans, because he blocked Bottas in the bay and is about to win the race, which can only avoid the match with Mercedes The game steering wheel confuses the box.
Australian Alan Jones (Alan Jones), but since becoming the first world champion of Sir Frank Williams in 1980, he has been closely related to British motorsports. He was threatened by Toto Wolff’s mistake at Imola and the Mercedes who destroyed Bottas on the 34th lap. race.
Specifically, Toto Wolff’s words are: “This operation involves risk and does not take into account that the car in front of him is a Mercedes. All academy drivers (Russell is still a Mercedes The driver) should never ignore this vision of global things. I think he learned a lot from what happened,” he warned after the test.
Jones didn’t like that sentence at all: “Look, I know he is the driver of the Mercedes reserve team. Mercedes provides the engine for Williams, but if I were George Russell, I would say,’forward Look, I drive for Williams, not for you. “, Comment on Peter Windsor’s YouTube channel.
Jones accused the Austrian: “There are too many external influences in all directions. Toto Wolff leads the Mercedes team. He has the right to criticize George and express disappointment, but in my opinion, this It’s kind of stupid to say,” in the same conversation.