Lando Norris extends his agreement with McLaren
The McLaren Formulation one Crew these days declared the signing of an prolonged multi-12 months agreement with Lando Norris, continuing his time in papaya and securing his companies for the crew very long-expression.
The British driver most lately fully commited to a new 4-12 months settlement in February 2022 which noticed him signal until eventually the finish of 2025. The most up-to-date renewal will see the Bristol-born driver stay with the crew outside of the 2025 period, constructing on his solid 6-12 months marriage with McLaren Racing.
Norris relished his most fruitful period to day in 2023, scoring 205 factors as he concluded sixth in the Drivers’ Championship. The 24-12 months-aged, who lately surpassed a hundred Grand Prix commences in Formulation one, recorded 6 next-spot finishes in complete final period, which include a standout travel in the British Grand Prix in which he turned the 1st McLaren driver to end on the podium at Silverstone considering the fact that 2010. Moreover, he also picked up a 3rd-spot end in the Qatar GP as perfectly as two dash race podiums.
Lando on why he renewed his agreement. 🧡And some text on our Crew Principal, Andrea Stella. 👊
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“It’s a terrific experience to be remaining in papaya,” reported Norris, who joined the McLaren loved ones as a junior driver in 2017. “I’ve developed up with McLaren and experience at house listed here, the crew are like loved ones to me. The journey so significantly has been interesting, we have experienced ups and downs, but final period confirmed our motivation to get again to competing at the entrance of the grid.
“The perform Zak [Brown, McLaren Racing CEO], Andrea [Stella, McLaren Team Principal] and the total crew have place in in excess of the final 12 months has been remarkable and I’m self-confident in tough for wins with McLaren. I’m energized to build much more incredible reminiscences and continue on operating really hard with absolutely everyone at MTC for the future number of decades.”
Extending on the new agreement, Zak Brown included: “I’m delighted that we’re continuing our marriage with Lando for many decades to arrive. It is been a wonderful journey in excess of the final 6 decades, and he has revealed wonderful dedication and motivation to force the crew ahead and get McLaren again to the entrance of the grid.
“Last period we noticed the essential function Lando performed with the extraordinary turnaround in outcomes and I’m on the lookout ahead to continuing this force ahead collectively with tons much more podiums.”
Crew Principal Andrea Stella commented: “I’m happy to validate the extension of our partnership with Lando on a multi-12 months agreement outside of 2025. This displays the dedication and self esteem we have collectively, with our shared ambition to in the end get championships once again in the long term.
“Lando has developed as a driver and a man or woman considering the fact that in the beginning becoming a member of McLaren in 2017. He amazed final period, participating in an essential function in our development during the 12 months, securing 7 podiums with quite a few wonderful drives.
“Alongside Oscar, our interesting driver pairing will engage in an instrumental portion in our aim to shift to the entrance of the grid. They have amazed in their 1st period collectively and I’m on the lookout ahead to continuing the really hard perform with them both of those on this interesting journey