How Hamilton and Mercedes shaped an extraordinary rookie

How Hamilton and Mercedes shaped an extraordinary rookie

George Russell heads into Formula 1 alongside the feel-good story of Robert Kubica's return and amid Williams's ailing fortunes. The lessons he's learned from the very best will be crucial in defining his future in F1

What's in a name? Often, especially in sport, it can grow to represent something beautiful. In football, even an old farmhouse can develop a romantic air. La Masia is the original home of Barcelona's youth academy, arguably the best in the world and certainly one of the most famous.

The name meant so much that it remained when, several years ago, the facility moved out of the 18th-century Catalan farmhouse that first gave its recruits a roof to sleep under in the 1970s.

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