Lewis Hamilton assures that he has not planned to block George Russell’s move to Mercedes.
Why it matters: There were rumors that Hamilton might not approve of Russell’s promotion.
- Hamilton confirms that he has shared his opinion to Mercedes regarding the future of the team’s second seat.
- The 7-time world champion has had no impact on Mercedes’ decision.
He [Toto Wolff, team principal] asked me what I thought about George and I gave positive feedback. He asked me how I felt about Valtteri and I did the same, but at the end of the day, it is his and the board’s decision.Lewis Hamilton