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Wow! What a race....gutted for George Russell to have the race taken from him twice and in the words of Toto Wolff what a **** up....a well deserved win for Perez anyway surely he’ll be in a Red Bull next year now.
 

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Delighted for Checo to get the win but gutted for George. He drove a perfect race getting ahead of Bottas twice and even with all the ****-ups by Mercedes was hunting Checo down for the win only to get a slow puncture 😟. It won't be much consolation but at least he got back into the points for the first time and got fastest lap. He was even closing down Bottas again. It just shows that although the Merc isn't the best in traffic, overtaking for Lewis and George seems a lot easier than it is for Bottas. George's reputation is definitely enhanced.
 

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Looks like George might get disqualified for using too many sets of tyres because they fitted two of Bottas' tyres on by mistake even though it was only for one safety car lap.
 

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Looks like George might get disqualified for using too many sets of tyres because they fitted two of Bottas' tyres on by mistake even though it was only for one safety car lap.
€20k fine for Mercedes and George keeps his points. Final insult avoided for George. Small consolation maybe but at least he can't be trolled as still having scored no championship points as he has had.
 

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€20k fine for Mercedes and George keeps his points. Final insult avoided for George. Small consolation maybe but at least he can't be trolled as still having scored no championship points as he has had.
As disappointing as the result was for George his stock has gone through the roof after his very impressive drive...like Toto Wolff said “a star is born” I’d amazed if he’s not in Mercedes in 2022 after listening to everything Toto had to say.
 

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Two interesting races at the circuit, that I had expected to produce dull races.

What a mess by the Mercedes garage, but delighted for Perez getting his first win.
 

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Hamilton back this weekend in Abu Dhabi after testing negative in a number of Covid tests. Would have liked to have seen George Russell get another chance in the Mercedes personally but al least Lewis is back fit and well again.
 

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Very close qualifying session today with only 3/10 of a second separating the top five, Verstappen on pole, Bottas second with Lando Norris only 2/10 back in fourth...George Russell 18 place for Williams 🙁
 

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Great lap by Verstappen. Could be a decent race tomorrow. Mega lap by Lando for fourth only two and a bit tenths off the aliens. At least George kept up his quali dominance over Latifi. Fairy tale looks unlikely for Seb in his last Ferrari drive.
 
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