Lewis Hamilton has proven his true colors by backing Mercedes team-mate George Russell after the previous Williams driver crashed out of Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix on the ultimate lap.
And Hamilton has vowed to assist the 25-year-old, who joined the Silver Arrows forward of final season.
“We’re all making an attempt to be millimetre good on the market and it’s extremely, very straightforward to make errors,” the seven-time world champion defined after the race.
“It is easy for any of us, being within the place George was in. He had been driving phenomenally all weekend, so it was actually unlucky for him, final lap, to complete that means.
“However he continues to develop and enhance. I do know that he’ll preserve getting stronger and sooner. If there’s any means I may also help him be part of that over the subsequent couple of years… I’ve a variety of expertise, I have been right here a very long time. Placing collectively a race is, not that it is simple, however the race is the place I am most comfy on observe. It is nearly retaining your head down.
“Should you have a look at final 12 months I made a mistake at flip seven and went off and crashed within the wall. It might occur to any of us. It is simply a kind of issues.”