Hamilton offers to help Russell in the aftermath of his Singapore crash

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After George Russell’s unfortunate crash at the Singapore Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton says “if there’s any way I can help, I will be a part of that naturally in the next couple of years”.

After George Russell’s shocking crash in the final lap of the Singapore Grand Prix, which happened while the young Briton was pursuing Lando Norris for P2, Lewis Hamilton was asked to give his perspective on dealing with high pressure situations.

Not only did Lewis explain how easy it is to make mistakes, but he also offered to help his team-mate in the aftermath of the crash.

“Well, we’re all trying to be millimetre-perfect out there and it’s very, very easy to make mistakes,” Hamilton said.

“It’s very easy too for any us to have been in the position that George was in. He’s been driving phenomenally all weekend, so it was really unfortunate for him – last lap – to finish that way.

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“But he continues to grow, he’s continuing to improve so I know that he’s going to keep getting stronger and faster.

“And if there’s any way I can help, I will be a part of that naturally in the next couple of years.

“But yeah, I have a lot of experience, I’ve been here a long time so putting together a race is… Not that it’s easy, but the race is where I’m most comfortable on track and yeah, I think it’s just keeping your head down, it’s trying not to make…

“But if you look at last year for example, I made a mistake in Turn Seven and went off and crashed into the wall so it can happen to any one of us and it’s just one of those things,” the Briton concluded.

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