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Updated on: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 06:31 AM IST

Norris signs Formula 1 deal with McLaren

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Madrid : British Formula two driver Lando Norris has signed a multi-year deal to join McLaren’s Formula One lineup starting in 2019, the team announced on Monday.

Norris will team up with Spain’s Carlos Sainz, and is currently a member of McLaren’s young driver program competing at the Formula Two level, where he holds the second spot.

“To be announced as a race driver for McLaren is a dream come true. Although I have been part of the team for a while now, this is a special moment, one I could only hope would become reality,” Norris said in a statement.

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He also tweeted a photo of himself as a boy spinning doughnuts in a go-kart, with the caption “If I could go back and tell this guy he’d be a McLaren Formula One driver in 2019, he wouldn’t believe me.”

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Published on: Tuesday, September 04, 2018, 12:48 AM IST
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