This 12 months, George Russell changed the ailing Lewis Hamilton in Mercedes over the weekend in Sakhir, and after returning to Williams, he offered engineers with helpful info on the variations within the automobile, together with the beginning process, which Williams now desires to finalize.
Dave Robson, Chief Engineer, Williams: “George instructed us one thing – and we use his expertise. He began nicely behind the wheel of a Mercedes, and we did not have such begins. It in all probability has extra to do with the automobile than the driving force. After that we acquired some concepts, specifically – in regards to the form and ergonomics of the clutch lever – and within the winter we’ll maintain this.
In truth, the entire system is totally different – from getting ready the tires to releasing the clutch lever initially. We’ve got so much to study. Clearly, Mercedes has a a lot sooner automobile, and simply with George’s recommendation, we won’t make it the identical, however after discussing the scenario with him, we’ll barely change the priorities. “