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Lando Norris suffers nasty facial harm whereas partying in Amsterdam earlier than Miami Grand Prix


McLaren driver Lando Norris’ participation within the Miami Grand Prix isn’t in danger regardless of injuring his face on vacation in Amsterdam.

Norris spent a while away in Amsterdam throughout an prolonged break between the Chinese language Grand Prix on the 21 April and America’s first race of the season in Miami.

Whereas within the Dutch capital, footage of the British driver unfold on social media with a bandage wrapped throughout his face after reportedly reducing his nostril on damaged glass whereas celebrating Koningsdag (King’s Day) with DJ Martin Garrix.

The harm isn’t regarded as critical although, based on Planet F1, with the harm sustained throughout an incident on a ship social gathering, which means he is not going to miss any of the F1 season as soon as it restarts in Miami this Friday.

It’ll come as a reduction to the 24-year-old who has began the 2024 marketing campaign in good type, with two podium finishes already achieved in 5 races.

He added to his first podium spot, which he secured in Australia on the finish of March, by ending second in Shanghai on the Chinese language Grand Prix earlier than the break.

Norris presently sits fifth within the Driver’s Championship on 58 factors, 20 factors away from his McLaren teammate Oscar Piastri, and 25 forward of the next-placed Briton George Russell.

However regardless of his stellar opening and McLaren standing within the high three within the Constructor’s Championship, the title appears set to stick with Pink Bull and Max Verstappen, for now.

Chatting with the Guardian, Norris mentioned: “I consider I can obtain a championship at McLaren, that’s why I signed one other contract. I believe I can go up in opposition to Max and provides him a very good problem.

Lando Norris in the course of the Chinese language Grand Prix (AP)

“However I additionally fee Max, so for anybody, it’s extraordinarily tough to go up in opposition to Max in his staff and problem him for a world championship.

“I’m not afraid in any approach of Max, I’m excited to be in opposition to Max. Individuals fee him as up with the perfect, so I wish to show myself by going up in opposition to that.

“I sit up for with the ability to battle him, however genuinely for place and never have him half a second a lap faster and simply drive previous me.”

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