George Russell Celebrates Lewis Hamilton’s Morale-Boosting Montreal F1 Podium Over Special Social Media Post

Published 06/20/2022, 6:07 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Spanish Grand Prix – Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain – May 21, 2022 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and George Russell ahead of qualifying REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Lewis Hamilton is finally getting results that will give him some confidence. The world champion started the season extremely poorly according to his high standards. The aim for this season would’ve been another charge for the championship, but that ship might have sailed.

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However, after struggling with the bouncing of the W13 most of the season, the races in Baku, Barcelona and now Montreal will bring back some positivity in Hamilton’s life. And the result from these races will definitely help the team understand their strengths. The result of the Canadian GP is a motivating one for the entire Mercedes paddock.

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After the race, George Russell showcased that motivation through his Twitter post as well. The young Mercedes Brit shared a photo with the caption, “Good weekend that! Closer to the front on pace and another podium for the team. Congrats to LH on the P3. Home race up next.”

Russell has been impressive so far as a Mercedes driver by putting up consistent performances and being a team player. Russell showcased exactly that while congratulating Hamilton and celebrating a podium for the team.

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Now, the first home race for his new team is an exciting prospect for Russell. And hopefully, both Hamilton and Russell can get excellent results with a much-improved W13. Hamilton has an exceptional record at Silverstone and the world champion would want to build on that record at the coming British GP.

How Lewis Hamilton has fared at the British GPs so far?

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The British seven-time world champion loves racing on his home ground. The previous sentence does not just convey Hamilton’s preference, but is also backed by stats.

Formula One F1 – British Grand Prix – Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Britain – July 18, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the race REUTERS/Peter Cziborra

The 37-year-old has won the British Grand Prix on eight separate occasions in his fifteen attempts so far. Only Michael Schumacher shares this record with Hamilton as the German has won eight French GPs.

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This will be Hamilton’s sixteenth British Grand Prix and even though he would like to win, it will be a complex task. But we can never count the world champion out as every race offers a lot of twists and Silverstone could offer up a surprise.

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Mahim Suhalka

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Mahim Suhalka is an F1 Author at EssentiallySports. This Sports Management post-graduate is an ardent supporter of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team and their lead driver, Lewis Hamilton. The fact that Lewis dominated one of the most expensive sports in the world for all these years, despite his humble beginnings, has been a huge inspiration for Mahim and has made him a tenured fan of the competitive sport itself.

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