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F1 rumor: Lando Norris’ ties to Christian Horner and Co. become stronger after Brit’s father celebrates with Helmut Marko

Vaseline 2 months ago

Lando Norris, the driver who started from pole position during the Chinese Grand Prix, fell victim to Max Verstappen’s driving behavior. The three-time world champion eventually took the lead and held it until the end of the race and it was a spectacle to watch. However, Norris did not lose too many places in the pecking order, finishing only one position lower than he started.

Although this could have been Lando Norris’ first race victory of his career, Max Verstappen denied him the opportunity to do so. Norris was sandwiched between the Red Bulls and with Perez in third place there were clearly more Red Bulls than McLarens above. When it came to celebrating the three drivers’ victory, Lando Norris’ father, Christian Horner, and Helmut Marko were caught enjoying the podium celebrations together. Does this mean that Lando Norris may move to Red Bull?

The relationship between Lando Norris and Red Bull

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Red Bull has always been an admirer of Lando Norris and his driving style, even before he signed for McLaren. The Papaya team driver was originally offered a contract by Red Bull, but he declined to drive for his current team. But now everyone knows that the Bulls failed to land Lando. With his father celebrating with Helmut Marko and Christian Horner, rumors began to circulate.

While this could just be a coincidence that Norris’ father was watching the race celebrations with the two prominent Red Bull figures, we have to say that Norris has always been a good choice for Red Bull. The Milton Keynes team had tried to get Norris to drive for their team before he even joined McLaren. Team boss Zak Brown is positive that Norris is world material champion and has signed the most unique contract with the driver.

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No end date is stated in the contract and it is the first time that McLaren has taken such a step. But in the past, Norris has given his fans a clear reason for not wanting to leave McLaren for Red Bull. Saying that driving next to the best driver in the world is not the best idea according to Norris. That said, it’s all speculation and rumor as to whether the British driver will move to Red Bull. On the other hand, Norris also made a statement saying something peculiar about the race winner.

Max Verstappen is ruining F1

According to Lando Norris, Verstappen left no room for other drivers to come in first. The Dutchman is accused of taking the fun out of F1 by making the results very predictable. Winning every time is great, but only for the winner. In fact, even Lando Norris had something to say on the matter.

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via Reuters

To report, “If you see the same driver winning every time without a fight, then of course it starts to get boring and that’s clear. You have one of the best drivers ever in Formula 1, in one of the most dominant cars and it is a combination that is deadly.” and to some extent, most fans would agree. That said, do you think Lando Norris can take a race win this season? Let us know your thoughts in the comment below.