‘George is very quick and he can’t stay where he is forever’: Max Verstappen backs Russell to replace Valtteri Bottas at Mercedes for 2022 as young Brit continues to shine at Williams

Max Verstappen has revealed he rates George Russell ‘very highly’ and backs the British driver to line up alongside Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes next season. While the duo fight out this season’s title the 2022 Mercedes line-up remains under the spotlight. If he were Mercedes boss Toto Wolff, Verstappen knows who he’d pick. ‘At the end of the day, it is up to Mercedes to make the call, so not really from my side but, for sure, I rate him very highly as a driver. ‘I think it is great if George gets that seat because he deserves it,’ the Monegasque star said. ‘So he definitely deserves that spot and I think it will be great to have such a talented driver in that seat.

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