Russell takes shock first career pole in Hungary Mercedes driver George Russell stuns himself and Formula 1 with a sensational maiden pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Russell can turn pole into win in Hungary, says Mercedes boss
George Russell can turn his first Formula One pole position into a first career victory in Hungary on Sunday, according to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff.
F1 LIVE: Hungarian GP build-up as George Russell targets maiden victory from pole
Follow all the build-up to the Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring with George Russell on pole for the first time in his F1 career
Russell claims terrific first pole position of his F1 career at the Hungarian GP
The 24-year-old edged out Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz by just 0.044 seconds, with Charles Leclerc third, for a brilliant result for Mercedes
George Russell celebrates first pole of his F1 career
Lewis Hamilton seventh on the grid in Hungary.