Lando Norris has since recovered from the disappointing race in Russia. The young Briton was on his way to his first win when a shower of rain threw a spanner in the works just a few laps before the end.
The McLaren driver had an impressive race on Sunday. After losing the lead to Carlos Sainz on the first lap. Did he manage to keep his cool and then regain the lead from the Spaniard in lap thirteen. Lewis Hamilton was also in the process of catching up and started chasing Norris in the final phase. Under that pressure, the Briton managed to hold off the chasing Hamilton.
Norris has processed the debacle Russia
Norris said he was bitter after the debacle in Russia. A few days after the painful race, the Anglo-Belgian driver can take the positives from the weekend. “The wounds have healed,” Norris told F1.com . “On Monday I was off and I had time to process it myself. On Tuesday I spent a lot of time with the engineers and we went through the race step by step. We now know better why we made the choices.” says the current number four of the championship.
“My time will come”
Norris, 21, knows that he will have a long career in Formula 1 and that he will have to keep learning: “Somehow it is good to make mistakes like this now so that I can make better choices in these circumstances in the future.” to make”. The Briton has also had many comforting messages: “I have really had a lot of messages from people. The meaning was that my time would come. Of course that helps to get over it,” said Norris.