December 4, 2022
Norris hailed a "great lap time" to finish 6th on the American stage

Norris hailed a “great lap time” to finish 6th on the American stage

Lando Norris

Photo: McLaren / Grand Prix

Lando Norris It’s all smiles at the end of this Saturday’s classification (22). Austin. 1min35s690 and benefits from fines Perez And LeclercBritish McLaren An excellent sixth place start in the race.

Landau will be looking to continue his good run of points for the season and go for a third straight race in the top-10. Therefore, he did not hide his satisfaction with the performance of the car Circuit of the United States.

“I was really happy, especially with my lap in Q3, which was the best lap in qualifying. I’m happy with the work we’ve all done here and now it’s time to focus on tomorrow’s race.”

Lando Norris finishes sixth in the US GP

Lando Norris finishes sixth in the US GP

Photo: McLaren / Grand Prix

During the race, Norris knows there will be tough battles to fight, especially with him Alpine, McLaren’s rival in the Constructors’ World Cup and Lance Stroll, who will start alongside him on the third row. Even Fernando Alonso’s conviction hasn’t let the 22-year-old down.

“Who are we going to fight? [Alpine]. And then, [Daniel] Ricciardo He placed himself in front [Esteban] Okon And it counts. “I know Alonso will have to take a penalty, but I’m sure he’ll recover during the race and we’ll fight it out, just like Stroll in front of me,” Lando said.

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In Opéra’s summary, Norris has a positive balance of the weekend, but all he wants is to get McLaren back up to fourth in the French Alpine tussle. “It will be a long race and all I want is to score points. Our biggest challenge is yet to come,” the pilot added.

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