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Lando Norris – a news prodigy of England in F1 car racing

The mist racing F1 sports fan is probably no longer worried about a future successor to Lewis Hamilton’s throne because they have the prodigy Lando Norris.

Lando Norris was born in 1999 in Bristol and has Anglo-Belgian nationality, his father Adam Norris is one of Bristol’s richest people and the 501st richest person in England. His family then moved to Glastonbury to allow him to pursue his racing career.

After initially having an interest in motor racing, Norris switched from preferring to 4-wheel racing when his father took him and his brother to watch a Super 1 Kart National Championship at the local racetrack. He started his racing career at the age of 7 when he won podium at his first national event.

In 2013, Norris won the World Karting Championships held in Bahrain, WSK Euro Series and CIK-FIA European and CIK-FIA Supercup. The following year, he won the CIK-FIA KF World Championship, with Ricky Flynn Motorsport, thereby making him the youngest world championship winner.

F1 career of Lando Norris

In February 2017, Norris was signed as a young racer with McLaren. In August 2017, he tested the McLaren F1 in a mid-season test and had the second fastest lap on the second test day at Hungaroring.In November 2017, Norris became the driver of the project.

Official McLaren equipment for the F1 2018 season. On August 24, 2018, Norris participated in the 1st free trial race at the Belgian Grand Prix for McLaren, driving No. 47. On September 3, 2018, Norris had was notified to drive for McLaren for the Formula One World Championship 2019, in partnership with Carlos Sainz Jr.

Norris finished 12th in his first race in Australia, and the next race in Bahrain, he made a strong effort to finish 6th, scoring the first point at F1. In the Chinese Grand Prix, he was the first to give up and finish in 8th place at the race in Azerbaijan.

In Japan, Norris started in 5th place but collided with Alexander Albon so he only finished in 11th place. At the next race in Mexico, Norris’ bad luck continued while in fifth place. 7, an improperly fitted wheel made him give up.

Norris finished the season with three other strong drives leading to the end of the consecutive point. Norris finished his first season at 11th place in the championship with 49 points, behind teammate Sainz. In July 2019, Norris signed a multi-year contract to stay with McLaren for next season and more.

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British Grand Prix

Things You Might not Have Known about British Grand Prix

Memorable Moments:

  • 1994: Michael Schumacher disobeyed the rules and ignored a five-second penalty
  • 1987: Nigel Mansell’s finest hour as he overtook team-mate Nelson Piquet with just two laps remaining
  • 1960: Graham Hill lost the Grand Prix just five laps from winning with brake failure
  • 1950: f1 was born at Silverstone where Giuseppe Farina, an Italian racer, was victorious

The British Grand Prix is one of the f1 calendar’s oldest races and the UK is home (either in full or part) to eight of the competing teams including Williams, Mercedes, Red Bull, McLaren, Lotus, and Force India. The British Grand Prix has never failed in providing drama for spectators who can get their hands on tickets to the coveted F1 race at Silverstone Circuit.

As any F1 racing fans knows, nothing beats the amazing atmosphere that can only be found as the British Grand Prix comes home to Silverstone. This reaches fever-pitch everytime when there is a Brit in the racing line-up.

Silverstone circuit also provides some wonderful racing opportunities for both driver and spectator as well. The track used to be a former World War II aerodrome, it is fast and a quick lap time requires finesse and bravery from the racing drivers. Many of them consider the corners at Silverstone circuit to be some of the best in Formula One, especially at the start of the race.

Over the three race days, Silverstone circuit always attracts a bigger crowd of grand prix racing fans than any other race in the f1 calendar. Because race days are always busy so it is wise to get to Silverstone as soon as possible. If you have a Grandstand seat, you can afford to arrive later but if you have to stand, the flag-mad fans tend to set up very early, particularly around the Luffield part of the circuit.

About British Grand Prix 2020:

When: Friday 10th – Sunday 12th July, 2020

Where: Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TN