Formula 1: McLaren’s Lando Norris signs multi-year extension- Britain’s Lando Norris has signed a new deal keeping him at McLaren for years to come, the Formula One team announced on Wednesday.
The 21-year-old is in his third season as a race driver for the Woking-based team, with Australian Daniel Ricciardo joining at the start of this year on a long-term contract.
“This announcement cements the McLaren driver line-up for the coming years,” the team said in a statement ahead of this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix.
Formula 1: McLaren’s Lando Norris signs multi-year extension- Team principal Andreas Seidl described the decision as “very straightforward”.
“Lando has impressed us since his rookie year with his performances, and his evolution as a driver since then has been clear to see,” said the German.
Formula 1: McLaren’s Lando Norris signs multi-year extension- “He’s an integral part of our performance recovery plan and his record so far, securing two podiums with the team over the past year, has shown he’s a formidable competitor on track.
“In Lando and Daniel we have a hugely talented and exciting driver line-up, and this announcement is a strong signal of commitment to the next chapter for McLaren from 2022 onwards.