Russell, who describes himself as a “fan” of Moto GP, says he wishes F1 could be more like its bike racing equivalent.
“Its just, their racing is incredible. It reminds me a bit of karting where you can almost overtake in every single corner and swapping for positions.
“It is a bit of a shame Formula 1 cannot be more like that. But I think Liberty are very on top of that and hopefully come 2021 we’ll be slightly more in that direction.”
Lewis Hamilton has expressed an interest in sampling a Moto GP bike and Charles Leclerc attended last weekend’s race at Mugello. However Russell, who hasn’t ridden a bike before, said he’s not prepared to try a Moto GP machine at this stage in his career.
“Not at this stage,” he said when asked by RaceFans. “I’m fully focussed on Formula 1 and don’t want to risk unnecessary injury.”
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