According to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff, George Russell's mistake on the last lap of the Singapore Grand Prix will be etched in the British driver's mind. In this article, we will examine the excitement and events at the Singapore Grand Prix in detail.
Singapore Grand Prix: Russell's Big Goals
The Singapore Grand Prix is one of the most exciting races on the Formula 1 calendar. George Russell entered this race with great hope on fresh medium compounds. He was aiming to win the race by passing Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris in the final stages of the race. However, he made a critical mistake in the last round he had to take to achieve this goal.
Russell's Critical Error
On the final lap, George Russell crashed into the barriers at Turn 10 and lost his podium position. Despite the mistake, Toto Wolff was optimistic and saw it as a 'huge learning opportunity' for Russell's future moves. However, it seems that the effect of this error will not last for a long time.
Wolff told Russell after the mistake: 'I'd rather it happen now than when we're racing for a victory or a championship.' This mistake he made could be an important turning point in Russell's career.
Hamilton's Victory and Wolff's Satisfaction
Russell's mistake earned Lewis Hamilton his first podium finish since the British GP. Hamilton, a seven-time World Champion, achieved the top three places for the fifth time this year. Toto Wolff said he was pleased that Hamilton managed to recover after a difficult qualifying session, despite not winning the race.
Wolff said: “Lewis had a tough Saturday and has bounced back. He was so fast in the end, he deserved the podium. "Overall I'm happy with the performance, I'm happy with how the car was all weekend and I think we did the best we could."
Singapore Grand Prix witnessed exciting moments. George Russell's critical mistake affected the outcome of the race and brought victory to Lewis Hamilton. Toto Wolff saw Russell's mistake as a learning opportunity, but it is certain that this incident will not be forgotten for a long time. The Formula 1 world once again remembered how valuable every moment of every race is.