Lando Norris: Better on a kart than a bike / Formula 1

On his approach to karting, McLaren star Lando Norris appears again at the beginning of his profession and says he was initially on two wheels, however an accident modified all the things.


After 4 years in Formula 1 with McLaren, Lando Norris this yr takes up the position of skilled driver for the standard workforce from Great Britain. The 23-year-old Englishman is in his fifth season within the Papaya race with Oscar Piastri.

As proven within the workforce’s newest YouTube video, the duo has already had a struggle on the observe. It exhibits Norris hitting the kart observe with efficiency engineer Jose Manuel Lopez, chief technique officer Randy Singh and technique analyst Chris Lark. Piastri may even be part of the quartet, however he won’t be able to forestall the veteran from successful.

Along the best way, Norris explains that he was six or seven years previous when he began karting. Before that, nonetheless, the Briton picked up velocity on the bike. “Now kids are engaged in karting from the age of three or 4. I used to journey a bicycle. But then I had a horrible accident and stopped for a whereas.”

After the break, final yr’s world championship seventh placer found his love for karting: “Then we noticed a karting race and I wished to strive it. After I did that, I appreciated it extra than sitting on a motocross bike.” Despite the truth that he did not minimize a good determine from the beginning, he admits when requested: “I wasn’t dangerous at first, however I wasn’t good both. In the primary 4 years, I solely gained one race.”

Formula 1 2023

February 3: Red Bull Racing in New York
February 06: Williams Online (dwell solely)
February 7: Alfa Romeo Racing in Zurich
February 11: AlphaTauri in New York (Live Only)
February 13: McLaren at Woking
February 13: Aston Martin at Silverstone
February 14: Ferrari at Maranello
February 15: Mercedes at Silverstone
February 16: Alpine in London

winter take a look at
February 23-25: Bahrain International Circuit

Formula 1 World Championship calendar
05.03. Bahrain GP, ​​Bahrain International Circuit, Sahir
19.03 Saudi Arabian GP, ​​Jeddah Corniche Circuit, Jeddah
02.04. Australian GP, ​​Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne
04/30 Azerbaijan GP, ​​Baku City Circle, Baku*
07.05. Miami GP, Miami International Speedway, Miami
21.05 Emilia Romagna GP, Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari, Imola
28.05 Monaco GP, Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo
04.06. Spanish GP, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalonia, Montmelo
18.06 The Canadian Doctor, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal
02.07. Austrian GP, ​​Red Bull Ring, Spielberg*
09.07. British GP, Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone
23.07. Hungarian GP, ​​Hungary, Budapest
07/30 Belgian GP, ​​Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa*
27.08 Netherlands GP, Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort
03.09. Italian GP, ​​Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza
17.09 Singapore GP, Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore
24.09 Japan GP, ​​Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka
08.10. Qatar GP, Losail International Circuit, Doha*
22.10. Austin GP, ​​Circuit of the Americas, Austin*
29.10. Mexican GP, ​​Autodromo Herman Rodriguez, Mexico City
05.11. Brazilian GP, ​​Autodromo José Carlos Pace, Interlagos*
18.11. Las Vegas GP, Las Vegas Street Circuit, Las Vegas
26.11 Abu Dhabi GP, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island

* Sprint format


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