McLaren have announced Lando Norris will remain with them beyond 2025 after signing a contract extension with their driver.McLaren since he entered Formula 1 in 2019. His new deal extends the last contract he signed with the team two years ago, which was due to expire at the end of next season.
The 24-year-old enjoyed his most successful season with the team in 2023, finishing on the podium seven times and ending the year sixth in the championship on 205 points.
Norris said it was a “great feeling” to commit to staying with the Woking-based team for future seasons.
“I’ve grown up with McLaren and feel at home here, the team are like family to me,” Norris said. “The journey so far has been exciting, we’ve had ups and downs, but last season showed our desire to get back to competing at the front of the grid.”
McLaren team principal Andrea Stella said that Norris and the team have a “shared ambition to ultimately win championships again in the future.”
“Lando has grown as a driver and a person since initially joining McLaren in 2017,” Stella continued. “He impressed last season, playing an important role in our progress throughout the year, securing seven podiums with many fantastic drives.”
The announcement secures McLaren’s driver line-up until at least the end of the 2026 season, with Norris’s team mate Oscar Piastri signing a contract extension late last year following his impressive rookie season.
Norris is yet to win a grand prix but has taken 13 podium finishes over his first five seasons in the sport. He finished second six times last year and was runner-up to Max Verstappen more often than any other driver. He took the only pole position of his career to date in the 2021 Russian Grand Prix.
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