George Russell has conceded his collision with Max Verstappen was “totally my fault” after it cost him a big points haul at the Las Vegas Grand Prix.
Russell was having a strong race in Las Vegas and was in contention for a podium finish. However, he collided with Verstappen while trying to overtake him, resulting in a five-second time penalty and dropping him from fourth to eighth place. Russell admitted that the incident was his fault and expressed his disappointment in missing out on another opportunity. He also mentioned that this season has been full of challenges for him. Despite his pace not being as strong as the Red Bulls and Ferraris, he remains determined to keep pushing and improve in the upcoming races. Russell believed that he could have been on the podium even without the penalty and expressed his frustration with the season overall.