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Top 50 racing drivers of 2018: 10-1

Top 50 racing drivers of 2018: 10-1
Dec 20, 2018, 11:20 AM's sister publication Autosport continues its countdown of the top 50 racing drivers of 2018. In the final part, the top 10 drivers are revealed.

10 George Russell

Formula 2 champion

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Race winner George Russell, ART Grand Prix

Photo by: FIA Formula 2

George Russell joined a few elite clubs this year. Seven wins in a Formula 2 season, equalling Charles Leclerc and Stoffel Vandoorne as the all-time GP2/F2 leaders. Winning F2 in his rookie season, joining Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg and Nico Hulkenberg. And now he's joining all of his joint record holders but Vandoorne in Formula 1, taking a rightful spot at Williams next year.

But that fairytale link-up with a true British stalwart F1 team wouldn't have been possible without a brilliant 2018 F2 campaign, in which he had tremendous rivals in Lando Norris and Alexander Albon - who are also both headed for F1.

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