Rookie George Russell bags a victory on his FIA Formula Three European Championship bow

George Russell is already making a name for himself in F3 circles. Picture: JAMES GASPEROTTI/JGP IMA

George Russell is already making a name for himself in F3 circles. Picture: JAMES GASPEROTTI/JGP IMAGES/Carlin Racing - Credit: James Gasperotti/JGP Images/Carl

George Russell showed why he is tipped for a bright future by making a hugely impressive FIA Formula Three European Championship debut.

The 17-year-old finished eighth, fifth and first – bagging a sensational win during only his second F3 race – to pick up 39 points during the campaign's opening round at Silverstone.

The King's Lynn-based hot-shot sits third in the standings, 11 behind leader Antonio Giovinazzi.


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