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F1 rookie Norris admits to insecurity before season

2019-12-08 11:02
Lando Norris
Lando Norris (Getty)

Cape Town - McLaren’s Lando Norris admitted that he was concerned about whether or not he was quick enough for Formula 1 at the start of the 2019 campaign.

After finishing as runner-up to George Russell in the 2018 F2 Championship both drivers got the call to come to F1 – Russell would head for Williams while Norris partnered Carlos Sainz at McLaren.

But it’s been a fantastic rookie year for the 20-year-old who won the qualifying head-to-head against Sainz, while his 49 points helped McLaren to P4 in the Constructors’ Championship – he of course had his fair share of bad luck along the way too such as his retirement from P5 on the last lap in Belgium.

Asked about his doubts heading into 2019, Norris is quoted by Crash.net as having said: “If I was going to be good enough, as simple as that.

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