Karun Chandhok

Russell suggests Bottas can only blame himself for ending up as Hamilton’s wingman

George Russell has testified that his Mercedes team-mate Sir Lewis Hamilton has been nothing but supportive since the 24-year-old’s arrival at Mercedes, and said he will work as hard as possible to avoid becoming a number two driver. Russell replaced Valtteri Bottas at Mercedes after the Finn helped the Silver Arrows claim the Constructors’ Championship

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Mercedes warned Hamilton-Russell partnership could ‘implode’

Former Formula 1 driver Karun Chandhok is enthused by the prospect of the partnership of Sir Lewis Hamilton and George Russell at Mercedes, but suggests that Toto Wolff will want to avoid a repeat of Hamilton’s rivalry with Nico Rosberg. Russell was signed to Mercedes to replace Valtteri Bottas after the Finn spent five years

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Ex-F1 driver reveals why Masi didn’t red flag 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Former Formula 1 driver Karun Chandhok has highlighted a potential reason as to why race director Michael Masi was left in such a precarious position late on in the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Sir Lewis Hamilton was leading title rival Max Verstappen by a comfortable margin heading into the latter stages of the race

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Hamilton won’t retire if FIA can address ‘injustice towards him’

Former Formula 1 driver Karun Chandhok is not entirely convinced by the idea that Sir Lewis Hamilton will retire after his heart-breaking championship defeat in 2021, but admits that the FIA need to provide him with certain reassurances. Mercedes were left fuming when a controversial Safety Car restart at the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

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