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The Next Lewis Hamilton?

Lots of top Formula 1 drivers start by racing go-karts, and Russell might be next to follow in their tyre tracks.

Go-karting teaches young racers the basic skills they need to make it at the top.

Jon went to meet Russell and got some top tips on how to master this speedy sport.

Watch Jon put on his racing overalls and give it a go!