Lando Norris has signed a new four-year contract with McLaren. This new deal will see the British driver remain with the team until the end of the 2025 season.
Norris made his debut in Formula One with McLaren at the start of the 2018 season and has since claimed five podiums and one pole position.
The new contract shows the commitment and belief that Norris has in the McLaren team with him also announcing that he has had approaches from other teams on the grid according to Chris Medland on Twitter.
Andreas Seidl, Team Principal, McLaren F1, commented about the new deal; “The opportunity to extend our relationship with Lando reflects not only our commitment but our belief and confidence in his talent. It is also a strong sign of trust and commitment from Lando in us as a team and our journey to world championship contention. Lando has shown impressive growth as a Formula 1 driver over the past four years and has been an instrumental part of the team’s momentum and performance trajectory. We are still on our journey to fight at the front and Lando is a key element of our plan, so to lock him into place, alongside Daniel and our senior leadership, gives us stability and continuity as we build towards our ultimate shared goal of world championships.”
Norris added; “Teams are about people, and I love the people and feel at home at McLaren. I have grown up in this team and I’m part of this journey we’re all on. Last season was another great step, both in my career and the team’s performance, and I see and feel all the work, investment, and commitment for the team to be in a position to challenge for wins and titles in the future. This all gives me huge confidence looking forward, so it was a natural decision to extend our relationship for the next few years.”
Norris will only be 26 years old when this contract ends and many are already tipping him to be a future World Champion. McLaren has always been his team in Formula One and after climbing through the feeder series ranks with Carlin, loyalty is one thing that Norris brings in abundance.
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