Lando Norris is a British racing driver who currently competes in Formula One for McLaren. Born on November 13, 1999, Norris began his racing career in karting at a young age, quickly showing his talent and rising through the ranks.
Norris won multiple karting championships before moving on to single-seaters in 2015. He won the MSA Formula Championship in 2015 and the Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand in 2016. In 2017, he joined the Formula 3 European Championship. Lando finished in 3rd place overall with 9 podiums and 3 wins.
Formula One Career
In 2018, Norris joined McLaren as their test and reserve driver. He made his Formula One debut in the 2019 season and showed promise with a solid 6th place finish in his first race in Australia. He went on to score his first career podium with a 3rd place finish at the 2020 Austrian Grand Prix and finished the season 9th in the driver’s standings.
In the 2021 season, Norris continued to impress, scoring two podiums in the first three races of the season and finishing a career-best 3rd in the driver’s standings. He also earned the respect and admiration of his peers for his skill and sportsmanship on the track.
Off the Track
Norris is famous for his outgoing personality and friendly demeanor off the track, often engaging with fans on social media and sharing behind-the-scenes moments of his life as a Formula One driver. He is also a keen sim racer and regularly competes in online races.
In addition to his racing career, Norris has also been involved in various charitable initiatives. He has worked with the Mind mental health charity and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, among others.
Lando Norris has quickly become a rising star in Formula One with his impressive driving skills and likable personality. As he continues to grow and develop in the sport, he is sure to become a fan favorite for years to come.