BRITISH F1 racer George Russell has outshone his extra illustrious workforce mate at Mercedes.
The rising star, 24, has obtained off to a blistering star this season – and presently sits in fourth place within the Drivers Championship.
He moved to the reigning F1 constructors champions in the summertime – incomes a bumper £5MILLION payday.
That helps the proficient racer proceed to fund his enviable life-style… regardless that he is nonetheless a way in need of new team-mate Hamilton‘s mega £40m pay-grade.
Russell presently rents a flat in an prosperous space of London, however he has plans to affix many F1 colleagues in millionaires’ playground Monaco.
Away from the racing circuit, the Norfolk-born star drives a £140,000 automotive – fittingly a Mercedes AMG GT.
He additionally manages to take pleasure in luxurious breaks away to beautiful locations like St Barts and Santorini, and is joined by glam girlfriend Carmen Montero Mundt.
Russell already leads a playboy life-style, regardless of his tender years.
KING’S LYNN TO A KING’S RANSOM
Rising star Russell was born in King’s Lynn to father Steve and mom Alison.
The youngest of three youngsters, he has a sister, Cara and older brother, Benjy.
He caught the racing bug when he began go karting on the age of seven alongside Benjy, who was concerned in aggressive karting.
However by 18, he moved to Milton Keynes to be nearer to British Formulation 3 Championship racing workforce, Hitech.
In early 2017, he joined Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport as part of their junior driver programme.
A 12 months later, Williams introduced that Russell had signed a multi-year deal to drive for his or her workforce.
As quickly as he was thrust into the highlight, Russell’s love life was positioned below the microscope.
He met beautiful Seychelle de Vries, who was as soon as linked to Max Verstappen, when he raced in Formulation 2 in 2017.
They reportedly dated for 3 years, earlier than calling it quits.
Now, Russell has been seen with beautiful Carmen Montero Mundt.
Again in February, the pair had been noticed on vacation in St Barts collectively kissing on a sunlounger and frolicking within the sea.
Whereas in August, Russell was noticed having fun with a break in Santorini.
Most just lately, they shared some beloved up snaps having fun with the nation facet.
Name it destiny, however Russell has at all times had a penchant for Mercedes.
On high of his present swanky Mercedes AMG GT, he has at all times favoured the automotive producer as his experience.
He is been noticed with TWO AMG C 63 motors that value within the area of £80,000.
Russell proudly shows his vehicles on social media to over two million followers.
In regards to the AMG GT, that is able to reaching 0-60mph in simply three seconds, he wrote on Instagram: “Love my little rocket!”
HE’S A STUDENT OF THE SPORT
Certainly one of Russell’s many heroes is the late, great Niki Lauda.
In 2017, the up-and-comer obtained the chance to fulfill his hero in Baku after a race.
Lauda even took the scholar to a Black Eyed Peas live performance, after assembly him at a resort.
Russell turned mates with the three-time F1 champ, and would typically lean on him for recommendation.
Throughout lockdown final 12 months, Russell shared an image of himself studying Lauda’s autobiography.
Whereas he was caught at residence when the coronavirus pandemic was at its peak, he made positive he continued to exercise and keep in form.
He additionally fitted an F1 simulator to shine up on his driving expertise in his bed room.
Essential to Russell’s is his food regimen plan.
Recurrently, he shares snaps on social media of what he eats – and it is by no means unhealthy.
From poke bowls to recent salads, the athlete makes positive he is placing the suitable meals in his physique.
Coupled with going to the gymnasium, it is what retains Russell in peak situation and lean for a race automotive.
Other than driving, and understanding seven days per week, Russell additionally likes to play squash and get out on his mountain bike.
Taking part in and competing in sport simply is not sufficient for Russell.
When he has some downtime, he is glad to sit down in entrance of the TV and watch a reside occasion.
Throughout the Euros, he shared a picture on-line cheering on England. The soccer fan is a faithful Wolves supporter, like his dad.
Whereas final 12 months, he inspired his followers to remark who they felt would win the Indy 500, which he was tuned into.
And in 2019, he was within the stands at Twickenham to cheer on England towards France within the Six Nations.
This 12 months, it is Russell who’s getting all of the cheers within the Mercedes automotive.
They may simply have the following British F1 champ on their fingers too.