Why Russell was right to be wrong about Bottas after Imola F1 clash
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Why Russell was right to be wrong about Bottas after Imola F1 clash

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George Russell and Valtteri Bottas' collision at Imola on Sunday prompted fury in the Formula 1 paddock. But Russell's carefully-worded heartfelt statement later, acknowledging that his initial response was wrong, proved the right move

Formula 1's appeal isn't just built around the action and drama on track. It's a living, breathing soap opera with a paddock and pitlane full of personalities, driven individuals and clashes all fuelled by a common catalyst of everyone there wanting to be the best.

What happens off track can sometimes be as big a selling point in drawing people in than anything that takes place when the lights go out and the bullshit stops for two hours on a Sunday afternoon.

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