Lando Norris

Lando Norris denies ‘mind games’ with Daniel Ricciardo at McLaren

Lando Norris insists there are no “mind games” at McLaren and he is only concerned with helping his struggling teammate Daniel Ricciardo.Norris has proved consistently quicker than Ricciardo during their time together at McLaren and the gap between the young Briton and the experienced Australian has never been clearer than this season, where Norris has 76 championship points and Ricciardo only 19 at the summer break. While Norris is now signed to a long-term contract with the team, Ricciardo’s future remains in doubt. But Norris insists he is determined to help his teammate contribute in McLaren’s fight to finish...
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Lando Norris details McLaren weaknesses in pursuit of ‘balance’ to beat Alpine

Lando Norris has highlighted McLaren’s weaknesses and emphasised the need to address a lack of “balance” when transitioning from qualifying to the Grand Prix. The Briton’s experience at the French Grand Prix outlined the team’s latest challenge when he impressed in qualifying to take P5, only to cede his position to Fernando Alonso and Carlos Sainz, who surged from the back of the grid, leaving him in P7.

Lando Norris hails ‘role model’ Lewis Hamilton ahead of his 300th F1 race

Lando Norris has revealed Lewis Hamilton is the role model he wants to base his Formula One career on.Hamilton, 37, will become only the sixth driver in the sport’s history to compete in 300 races at Sunday’s French Grand Prix.Norris’ hero growing up was MotoGP great Valentino Rossi, but the 22-year-old’s relationship with Hamilton has matured during his three and a half seasons in F1.“It is an incredible achievement to have been in the sport for so long, and to have achieved the amount he has,” said Norris ahead of Hamilton’s landmark race.“You always hear the stories of Michael Schumacher...

Lando Norris calls on FIA to ban sausage kerbs from F1 circuits

McLaren driver Lando Norris has called on the FIA to remove sausage kerbs, a type of raised kerb placed around corners, from circuits following two big accidents in other series. Sausage kerbs are often added to chicanes to deter drivers from cutting corners, but in the past two weeks have...

Lando Norris hits back at ‘clueless’ critics of McLaren contract

Lando Norris has labelled people speculating over his long-term future at McLaren as "clueless".The 22-year-old signed a new deal that keeps him with the British team until 2025 earlier this year but that has failed to dampen talk about him moving on at some point.Former world champion Jenson Button is one of those to question the decision describing himself as "surprised" given McLaren's struggles on track of late.Norris, though, is more than happy where he is."They're clueless," he told Sky Sports. "I don't know why... everyone thinks they know, he definitely could have gone here, he could have done...

Lando Norris reveals he receives death threats on social media

Lando Norris has said he has received death threats on social media and that "not enough gets done" to tackle the issue. The 22-year-old Brit is one of F1's most popular drivers with millions of followers on social media and streaming platform Twitch. Last year he spoke about the dark side of fame and the murky undercurrent of "F1 Twitter" which he found himself at the brunt of in his rookie year.

Lando Norris reveals the dark side of fame ahead of British Grand Prix

Lando Norris has revealed he has been subjected to death threats – and described social media abuse aimed at his model girlfriend as “horrific”.The 22-year-old British driver, in his fourth Formula One campaign, has established himself as a fans’ favourite, with more than five million followers on Instagram.But speaking ahead of Sunday’s British Grand Prix, Norris also revealed the dark side to fame.“I get death threats every now and then,” he said. “Most people do. Not enough gets done and it is tough.“If I had seen the threats when I started in 2019, it would have had more effect, but...