Russell made call that led to Williams F1 drive

Formula 2 championship leader Russell was announced as a 2019 Williams F1 driver on Friday, a deal he started pushing for back in July. Mercedes junior Russell and Lowe briefly worked together before Lowe left the manufacturer to join Williams for 2017 and Russell used that link to lobby for an F1 seat. Russell told Motorsport.com: "My first contact with them was about two weeks before the ... Keep reading