Lando Norris is encouraged by McLaren’s rate of development this year but he admits they still have a long way to go to get on terms with Red Bull.
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Lando Norris reckons McLaren can beat Aston Martin in the constructors’ championship this year after a double McLaren podium in Japan.
Oscar Piastri reached the Formula 1 podium for the first time yesterday but said there was clear room for improvement in his race performance.
Japanese Grand Prix winner Max Verstappen admitted he was “lucky” to hold onto the lead at the start after facing pressure from both McLarens.
Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri praised McLaren’s progress this season after securing second and third in the Japanese Grand Prix.
McLaren’s Oscar Piastri says he was pleased to secure second on the grid at Suzuka despite knowing he could have gone faster.
Lando Norris says he was encouraged by McLaren’s pace in practice but admitted he struggled with handling around the Suzuka circuit.
World Endurance Championship title holder and Le Mans 24 Hours winner Ryo Hirakawa has joined McLaren’s driver development programme.
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George Russell and Max Verstappen believe the performance of McLaren’s updated car could make Lando Norris one of the contenders this weekend.
In the round-up: McLaren expect stronger pace in Japan • Vettel brings bee houses to Suzuka • Tsunoda features in comic
McLaren has agreed a two-year contract extension with Oscar Piastri which will keep the rookie at the team until the end of the 2026 season.
McLaren team principal Andrea Stella has confirmed Pato O’Ward will test for the team again during and after the 2023 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Lando Norris says he came close to crashing out on the final lap of the Singapore Grand Prix when he struck the same wall as George Russell.
McLaren and AlphaTauri brought major upgrades this weekend, but all the teams bar Haas have something new on their cars.
McLaren hope to repeat the huge leap forward they made with their car earlier this year with another significant update for the MCL60 at the Singapore Grand Prix.
Lando Norris will run McLaren’s only set of upgrades on its car this weekend. Oscar Piastri is due to run them in Japan next week.
McLaren have revealed an updated livery for their MCL60 that will be used for the East Asian leg of the 2023 Formula 1 season.
In an exclusive interview with RaceFans, Lando Norris discusses the highs and lows of being an F1 driver and why he’d love to win with McLaren.