Welcome to Miami, George!

George Russell's first port of call in Miami this week was the beach, for a sunny and sandy workout ahead of this week's fifth round of the 2022 F1 World Championship.

But the Mercedes driver's second order of business in Florida's Magic City was to take in an NBA game at the FTX Arena along Biscayne Bay, where the Miami Heat narrowly defeated the Philadelphia 76ers.

Unbeknownst to Russell, the Briton, sitting alongside a friend and girlfriend Carmen Montero Mundt, was caught on the arena's big screen.

The F1 driver woke up to the moment thanks to his better half and to the house's speaker who shouted out an ardent "My man George Russell".

Welcome to Miami, George!

 

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