On the choice between Valtteri bottas and George Russell for the second Mercedes 2022 guide there are those who have quite clear ideas and tend to prefer the British. Those who give the Finn a chance admit that the judgment will be at least difficult. Nico Rosberg, who knows Mercedes decision-making well, does not have the same certainties as the majority of observers, who would like Russell to replace the ‘lumberjack’ next year.
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“It is a complicated decision. Bottas is doing a good job and deserves to continue his adventure in the team. But Russell also deserves to drive the Mercedes. IS a difficult choice for the team, and I believe they haven’t taken it yet“Rosberg told al Daily Express. The German driver, therefore, believes his former team principal Toto Wolff when he talks about the future Mercedes driver still on conditionality. “Russell is a rising star, with a great future ahead of it. He is achieving incredibly high performance on a machine that on paper does not have the pace to enter Q3“.