Russell: Mercedes "had to try something" with Singapore F1 slick tyre gamble


Russell had started from the pitlane after taking a new power unit under parc ferme, and during his attempt to regain ground he went up an escape road after making contact with Valtteri Bottas and dropped back.Given that he was at the back of the field Russell agreed with the team’s suggestion that he try slicks, but it was evident straight away that it was too early as he almost went off at ...Keep reading