Russell to drive for Mercedes in Bahrain F1 test

Though Russell is a full-time Williams driver on what was announced as a "multi-year" deal starting this season, he was a Mercedes junior before that and remains closely watched by the title-winning team.
Russell will reprise his 2017 and 2018 testing role with Mercedes when he gets behind the wheel of its 2019 car on Wednesday.
The reigning Formula 2 champion will take over from Lewis ...Keep reading