George Russell in shock over incident in Guanyu Zhou

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George Russell’s words

George Russell spoke hot on the incident that occurred at the start of the Silverstone Grand Prix.

The Mercedes driver, touched by Pierre Gasly’s AlphaTauri, ended up unintentionally ramming poor Guanyu Zhou. “I’m glad to know he’s okay after this horrible accident. We gambled by starting on hard tires, but there was no grip and I was swallowed by all the cars right after the start. I was touched from behind, I saw the on board and it’s very difficult that scenario because a lot of things happen all at the same time. Seeing Zhou’s car fly away was scary, I immediately went to see if he was okay. When he flew into the crowd it was scary.”

“We know the dangers of motorsport and they were highlighted today. Shocked? Yes. I have so many emotions on me. It was my home race. I was really excited to race at Silverstone,” concluded Lewis Hamilton’s teammate.

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