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George Russell, Mercedes-AMG
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Formula 1 British GP
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The key Silverstone moments that shaped Russell into an F1 star

From firing up his passion to become a racing driver in the first place, through a tense evaluation for the McLaren Autosport BRDC Award and to finally racing in Formula 1. OLEG KARPOV discovers that the home of the British Grand Prix has been a pivotal location in the career of George Russell

This weekend's British Grand Prix won't be the first time that George Russell has raced in front of his home fans.

Quite the contrary, as the Mercedes F1 driver has competed on the Silverstone circuit for almost a decade as he forged his way up the career ladder and to the pinnacle of the sport via various junior categories.

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