F1 World Feat. Lewis Hamilton Pull Off Savage Reactions to George Russell’s Shirtless Picture

Published 06/23/2022, 2:10 AM EDT
BAHRAIN, BAHRAIN – MARCH 10: George Russell of Great Britain and Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes walk in the Paddock during Day One of F1 Testing at Bahrain International Circuit on March 10, 2022 in Bahrain, Bahrain. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Besides being ‘Mr. Consistency’, George Russell is widely known for posing shirtless often! Many widely regard Russell as one of the most good-looking drivers on the current grid; consequently, these pictures always garner attention. This time around, even Lewis Hamilton reacted to his new shirtless picture on the Mercedes F1 account.

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The Briton has been having the best year of his Formula 1 career yet. Since entering the Silver Arrows camp, he has been unstoppable from the go. The driver could be starting P11 on the grid but will somehow manage to lock in a top 5 position. Undoubtedly, the 24-year-old has been the center of attention at the paddocks owing to his looks, pictures, and performances.

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The new picture of Russell from the Mercedes account received funny reactions from Hamilton and Alex Albon. Further Twitter fans also had distinct things to say about the picture, including laughing emojis and fascinating comments. Albon, an old pal to Russell, even wrote, “How much did George pay you to post this admin?” while Hamilton asked, “George out of the sim?”.

Paddock friends often tease Russell about his pictures on Instagram. In an interview, a question was even posed to Charles Leclerc, Lando Norris, and Albon: “How many topless pictures has George posted on Instagram?”. 

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Norris kept buzzing and even replied, “Too many” while Leclerc replied with the spot-on answer of “13”. While the answer perplexed Russell himself, everyone quickly reminded him that he was wrong.

George Russell has surprised many with better performances than Lewis Hamilton

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Russell has surprised many with his stellar performances this season. While many could judge his talent based on performances at Williams, what he has done at Mercedes is worth noting. The driver has not made a single mistake since his arrival, has been sharp as a tack, and exploits the most out of rivals’ mistakes.

Formula One F1 – Spanish Grand Prix – Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain – May 22, 2022 Third placed George Russell of Mercedes celebrates with his trophy on the podium after the race REUTERS/Albert Gea

He has consistently contended for podiums, keeping himself ahead of teammate and seven-time world champion Hamilton. Despite severe porpoising and possibly a first bad season for Mercedes in many years, Russell has remained positive and professional.

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He has driven the car as if he has been with the Silver Arrows for years now. Many fans believe that he is not that far away from a first win, maybe this season or the next one. So, what do you think, when will he win his first race with the Silver Arrows?

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Khyati Yadav

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Khyati Yadav is an F1 writer at EssentiallySports. She is a Hospitality Graduate and a huge fan of Lando Norris. She believes that F1 as a sport deserves a lot more attention and is intrigued by the process that goes behind the making of a car and the hard work that goes into the setting up of any Grand Prix.

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