Russell: Standard cockpit size “the next step” for F1

The Williams rookie is one of the tallest drivers on the F1 grid and has revealed that after weighing 66kg in his Formula 2 title-winning season last year, he is now up to "72, 73kg".
That is because Russell has taken advantage of a new, independent minimum driver weight of 80kg being introduced for the 2019 season. 
Even smaller, lighter drivers have noted the benefits the new rule has had ...Keep reading