George Russell
  • George Russell

  • Nationality British
  • Born15th February 1998
  • Job DescriptionRace Driver
  • Height1.86m
  • Weight72kg

George Russell

Career highlights

2021 - Race Driver for Williams Racing

2020 - Race Driver for Williams Racing, 18th overall: 0 wins, 0 podiums

2019 - Race Driver for Williams Racing, 20th overall: 0 wins, 0 podiums

2018 - Reserve Driver, Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport

2018 - FIA Formula 2 Championship, 1st overall: 6 wins, 10 podiums

2017 - GP3 Series, 1st overall: 4 wins, 7 podiums

2016 - FIA Formula 3 European Championship, 3rd overall: 2 wins, 9 podiums

2016 - Macau Grand Prix, 5th overall

2016 - Junior Programme, Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport

2015 - FIA Formula 3 European Championship, 6th overall: 1 win, 4 podiums

2015 - Masters of Formula 3, 2nd overall

2014 - BRDC Formula 4 Championship, 1st overall: 6 wins, 13 podiums

2008 - 2012 - Karting: multiple title winner

George’s passion and love for motorsport started on the karting track in 2006. He had a talent from a young age and went on to win the MSA British Cadet Championship and the British Open in 2009. George graduated to single seaters in 2014 and in his first year of car racing, won the BRDC Formula 4 Championship and the prestigious McLaren Autosport BRDC Award.

In 2015, George stepped up to the FIA Formula 3 European Championship for two seasons. Driving a car powered by the Mercedes-AMG Formula 3 engine, George finished the 2016 season in third position, after two victories and ten podium appearances.

In 2017, George switched to Formula One’s support series, GP3, and won the championship in his rookie year with two races to spare. George achieved further success that year when he was signed to the Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport Junior Programme.

In 2018, George made the step up to the FIA Formula 2 Championship with ART Grand Prix whilst taking the role of Reserve Driver for Mercedes.

George made his Formula One debut with Williams Racing as official Race Driver in 2019 and will start his third season with the team for the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship.