“Season of two halves. First six races I was super happy with my own personal performance, I was really strong," Russell said, per the official F1 website.
“Definitely some missed opportunities. Just from the failure in Melbourne and Monaco, the small mistake could’ve been a podium. And Silverstone, the safety car, just little things went against me.
“Then it swung around recently, struggling with the car. We’ve got some ideas why that is. We pursued a set-up direction, and this weekend validated it was the wrong way.
“That leaves me with a bit of confidence that we can turn it around in the second half of the year. But, like I said, eyes on Red Bull, we want to win a race this year, and we are still pushing like hell to achieve that.”
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