George Russell F1 2023


George Russell


  • King's Lynn, England Place of Birth
  • 15 February 1998 Date of Birth
  • 2019 Australian Grand Prix F1 Debut
  • Mercedes Current/Last Team


British racing driver, George Russell, has had a successful career in Formula One, currently competing for Mercedes after previously racing for Williams from 2019 to 2021.

Russell’s journey began with winning various karting championships, including the CIK-FIA European Karting Championship in 2012, before becoming the 2017 GP3 Series champion and 2018 Formula 2 champion, a rare achievement for a rookie driver.

After winning the Formula 2 championship, Russell signed with Williams in 2019, debuting at the Australian Grand Prix.

While still racing full-time for Williams, he later filled in for Lewis Hamilton at the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix to drive for Mercedes, but narrowly missed out on a victory due to a series of strategic team errors.

In 2022, Russell made a switch to the Mercedes team, with whom he won his first F1 race at the 2022 São Paulo Grand Prix.

Sincince joining Mercedes, Russell has since achieved pole positions, fastest laps, and podium finishes with the team to add to accolades.


Driver Nationality Current/Last Team F1 Debut Status
Polish Alfa Romeo 2006 Hungarian Grand Prix Retired
Canadian Williams 2020 Austrian Grand Prix Retired
Finnish Sauber 2013 Australian Grand Prix Current
British Mercedes 2007 Australian Grand Prix Current


Team Nationality Debut Season Status
Williams British 1978 Current
Mercedes German 1954 Current