George Russell raises Williams worry as target set for last two races before Mercedes move

Soon-to-be Mercedes driver George Russell says he has some concerns about Williams’ speed, after struggling for pace over the past few races as the season draws to a close. 

After scoring his first points in Hungary, Russell went on a stunning run of form qualifying on the front row in an uncompetitive car at the rain-hit Belgian Grand Prix, just a week after receiving the call from boss Toto Wolff that he would be stepping up to partner Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes.

Russell was also impressive in Russia after qualifying third in Sochi, knowing his fate was now set at Mercedes next season.

However, over the past few races, Williams have found themselves at the back of the grid again, struggling alongside Haas.

The Briton, who is known for excelling on a Saturday in qualifying, has also fallen behind, failing to make it out of the first part of qualifying in Brazil and struggling at the bottom of the timing sheets in Q2 at Qatar.

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