McLaren Formula One Driver Lando Norris stole everyone’s attention by setting the fastest lap time to 1:19:568 and completing 101 laps of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. After enjoying his best season in 2021, Lando seems ready for some serious competition
Even Mclaren looked impressive in the Pre-Season test with both Norris and Ricciardo setting benchmark times. McLaren also completed 367 laps with the new MCL36 during testing, just behind Ferrari and Mercedes in kilometers.
So with the new regulations in place, it’s clear that fans and speculators will assume that Lando and McLaren are ready to shake up the grid. But Lando calmly says no and believes that the team is still far from perfect as they have battled various problems through testing.
Red Bull, Mercedes are still favorites according to Lando Norris
Lando Norris has started his game in 2021. He finished his season in sixth place in the standings, which is his highest since joining McLaren F1 in 2019. The British have achieved 4 podiums, including 2nd place in Monza and one pole position in the 2021 Russian GP.
Lando dismiss any speculation says “If there is any team on the grid right now that you would expect to be in the lead when it matters, it has to be Mercedes and perhaps Red Bull. So no, I don’t think we’re in a great place. I think we’re in a good place. ”
Norris continued “We had a car that, as soon as you put it on the track, it worked well. Of course, there are always new things and some unexpected problems here and there. But it’s a good start. It’s not perfect. Maybe from the outside, it looks amazing. But there are still many things behind the scenes, which are not out of our control but just need to work and fix and we will modify for the future. ”
Norris will drive with teammate Daniel Ricciardo in 2021 for McLaren.
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