Why did Mercedes pick George Russell over Valtteri Bottas to partner Lewis Hamilton in Formula 1’s 2022 season? With new machinery on the way, Russell will drive for Mercedes while Bottas has signed a multi-year deal with Alfa Romeo. But why? And what does it mean for Williams? Or Alfa Romeo’s 2nd seat? What about Alex Albon or Nyck De Vries? We sit down to discuss all this and more with Jake Boxall-Legge, Luke Smith and Jon Noble.
0:00 Bottas and Russell’s Signings
0:33 The Worst Kept Secret In F1?
1:21 The Best Decision For Everyone
2:37 Why Did Bottas Sign For Alfa Romeo?
4:16 How Can Bottas Improve Alfa Romeo
6:11 Russell’s Mercedes Move A No Brainer?
7:36 A Big Decision For Toto Wolff
8:12 Hamilton And Russell As Teammates
9:43 Mercedes’ Future
10:33 Williams To Pick Albon Or De Vries?
12:10 Red Bull’s Options For Albon
12:50 Williams Holds All The Power
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