GP Crash: Russell’s Horrendous Wall Contact

Both Mercedes drivers made a late pitstop for medium Pirelli tyres as they sought to challenge eventual race winner Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris on their aging hards. However, as Russell sat on the rear of the second-placed McLaren on the 62nd and final lap, Norris clipped the outside wall heading into Turn 10.

The chasing Russell did something similar, but his contact with the wall was much heavier, causing damage to his W14. Russell’s Singapore GP crash has been described as the most horrendous feeling in the world.

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