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Lando Norris is a Belgian-British racing driver currently competing in Formula One with McLaren, racing under the British flag. He won the MSA Formula championship in 2015, and the Toyota Racing Series, Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup in 2016. He also received the McLaren Autosport BRDC Award that year. He subsequently joined the McLaren Young Driver Programme in 2017 and won the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, competing with Carlin Motorsport.
Norris was promoted to the Formula 2 Carlin team, where he finished second in 2018, competing with Carlin Motorsport. He was then announced as a McLaren driver in 2018, alongside Carlos Sainz Jr.. He achieved his first podium in Formula One at the 2020 Austrian Grand Prix and his best finish is second in the 2021 Italian Grand Prix. His fame has allowed him to do other ventures, such as content creation, setting up an esports team and forming his own kart racing brand.
|Net Worth||$280 million|
|Salary 2022||$10 million|
Lando Norris was born on November 13, 1999 (age 22 years) in Bristol, United Kingdom. He is the son of Adam and Cisca Norris. His father Adam is a retired pensions manager and is one of Bristol’s wealthiest people as well as the 501st-richest person in the country. His mother Cisca Wauman is from the Flanders region of Belgium. Had has three siblings, of which he is the second oldest. His two sisters, Flo and Cisca, are younger than him, while his brother Oliver is older than him. Oliver was also involved in karting on a competitive level, until 2014.
Norris holds both British and Belgian citizenship and speaks a small amount of Flemish Dutch. Norris was educated at Millfield School in Street, Somerset. he left school without taking his GCSEs, but studied physics and mathematics with a full-time personal tutor. His family later moved to Glastonbury to allow him to become a day pupil and pursue his racing career citing Valentino Rossi as an inspiration.
He supported Bristol Rovers as a child but also supported Manchester United, but only while Cristiano Ronaldo played for them in the 2000s. However, now he doesn’t really watch football, so doesn’t support anyone. Although, he supported England during the 2020 European Championship, even attending the final against Italy. After the game, Norris revealed that he was mugged as he was getting in his car. The perpetrator stole Norris’ Richard Mille watch, at an estimated value of £40,000. Norris was left “sore” and admitted he was not 100% going into the 2021 British Grand Prix.
Lando Norris’s attention switched to four wheels after initially developing an interest in motorcycle racing but when his father took him and his brother to watch a round of the Super 1 National Kart Championships at his local kart track. He started his racing career at the age of seven when he claimed pole position at his first national event. In 2013, Norris competed in KF-Junior karting, winning the CIK FIA European Championship and the International Super Cup, as well as the WSK Euro Series. The following year he won the CIK-FIA KF World Championship with Ricky Flynn Motorsport, making him the youngest karting world champion.
Norris made his car racing debut in the Ginetta Junior Championship in 2014, a support series to the British Touring Car Championship. He finished third in the championship, winning four races and claiming the Rookie Cup. In 2015, Norris signed with Carlin Motorsport to drive in the newly established MSA Formula Championship (now known as the F4 British Championship). Norris took eight wins, ten pole positions, and fourteen total podiums to win the championship ahead of Ricky Collard and Colton Herta. He also made occasional appearances in the ADAC and Italian Formula 4 championships with Mücke Motorsport where he claimed six podiums from eight starts in the former.
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In January 2016, Lando Norris traveled to New Zealand to compete in the Toyota Racing Series with the M2 Competition team. He achieved six race wins, including the New Zealand Grand Prix, and won the championship ahead of Jehan Daruvala. Norris then returned to Europe to race in the Formula Renault 2.0 category with Josef Kaufmann Racing, competing in both the Eurocup and Northern European Cup. He won both series, taking eleven race wins in total and recording ten consecutive pole positions in the latter.
Lando Norris embarked on a part-time campaign in the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship and claimed four wins in eleven races. In October he made a guest appearance in the final round of the European Formula 3 Championship at the Hockenheimring in preparation for the Macau Grand Prix in November. Norris placed ninth in qualifying in Macau but was eliminated from the qualification race after crashing on the first lap. In the main race, he progressed from 27th on the grid to finishing 11th.
Norris raced full-time with Carlin in the 2017 European Formula 3 Championship and faced competition from Joel Eriksson, Maximilian Günther and Callum Ilott for the championship title. Norris finished on the podium in twenty of the thirty races, including nine wins, and recorded eight pole positions. He clinched the title with two races remaining, marking his fifth racing championship title in four years. In November, Norris made his second appearance at the Macau Grand Prix.
He was classified second in qualifying but dropped to seventh in the qualification race. He benefited from an accident between the leaders on the final lap to finish the Grand Prix second behind Dan Ticktum. On the following weekend, Norris made his FIA Formula 2 debut with Campos Racing, replacing Ralph Boschung for the final round at Yas Marina Circuit. Norris competed full-time in the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship, racing alongside Sérgio Sette Câmara at Carlin.
Norris won the opening race at the Bahrain International Circuit from pole position, however, this would prove to be his only race victory of the season. He scored consistent points and podium finishes to hold the lead of the championship until the sixth round at the Red Bull Ring, when George Russell passed him in the standings. Norris retired from both races at the eleventh round at Sochi Autodrom, ruling him out of championship contention and dropping him to third place in the standings behind Alex Albon, although he recovered to second place after the final round at Yas Marina Circuit.
Lando Norris was signed as a junior driver with McLaren in February 2017. Following the announcement, Zak Brown said that Norris was “a fabulous prospect” who deserved the award. Later that year, Norris tested for McLaren in a scheduled mid-season test. He set the second-fastest lap on the second day of testing at the Hungaroring. In late 2017, Norris became the official McLaren test and reserve driver for the 2018 season. Norris participated in his first official practice session at the Belgian Grand Prix, recording 26 laps. Norris drove in six further practice sessions during the year.
Norris was contracted to drive for McLaren for the 2019 Formula One World Championship, partnering with Carlos Sainz Jr. He qualified eighth on his debut at the Australian Grand Prix and finished the race in twelfth place. He scored his first Formula One points by finishing sixth at the following race, the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Chinese Grand Prix was the first of Norris’ retirements that season, after damage from a first-lap collision with Daniil Kvyat caused him to retire later in the race. Further retirements came at the Spanish Grand Prix after a collision with Lance Stroll and at the Canadian Grand Prix when a brake fire caused his suspensi on to fail.
He was on course to finish seventh at the French Grand Prix but suffered hydraulic problems late in the race and was eventually classified ninth. This was followed by a sixth-place finish at the Austrian Grand Prix, matching his best result. He was forced to start from the back at the German Grand Prix due to penalties for exceeding the allowed number of engine components for the season. He later retired from the race after a power failure.
At the Belgian Grand Prix, Lando Norris made his way from eleventh up to fifth in the early stages of the race. He maintained this position and was set to record his best career finish but suffered a power failure on his final lap and was classified eleventh. Three consecutive point finishes followed at the Italian, Singapore and Russian Grands Prix. At the Japanese Grand Prix, Norris was running in fifth place before Alex Albon collided with him during an overtake attempt. Norris dropped back after collecting floor damage and eventually finished eleventh.
At the next race, the Mexican Grand Prix, he had a wheel fitted incorrectly after pitting from seventh place. He spent almost two minutes in the pits as his mechanics resolved the problem but he was eventually withdrawn from the race. He ended the season with three consecutive points and finishes. Norris finished his debut Formula One season eleventh in the drivers’ championship with 49 points. Teammate Sainz scored 96 points, however Norris out-qualified Sainz at eleven of the twenty-one races. During his debut year, Norris signed a multi-year contract to stay with McLaren for the 2020 season until 2022.
Lando Norris qualified in fourth place at the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix but was elevated to third after a grid penalty for Lewis Hamilton, the highest grid position of his career at the time and the highest for McLaren since 2016 Austrian Grand Prix. In the closing stages of the race, third-placed Hamilton was issued a five-second penalty for causing a collision with Alex Albon. Norris set the fastest lap of the race on the final lap to finish 4.802 seconds behind Hamilton, allowing Norris to claim the first podium finish of his career. This made Norris the third youngest podium-finisher in Formula One history.
Norris qualified sixth at the Styrian Grand Prix but was given a three-place grid penalty for overtaking under yellow flags during practice. He passed three cars in the final two laps of the race to finish fifth, in what he described as “one of the best races of his career”. Six consecutive points and finishes came between the British and Tuscan Grands Prix. Norris collected damage on the opening lap of the Russian Grand Prix and finished the race fifteenth. At the Eifel Grand Prix, he retired from sixth place with power unit failure.
During the Portuguese Grand Prix, a collision with Lance Stroll and a puncture resulted in a thirteenth-place finish. Following this, Norris faced criticism over his remarks that Stroll “doesn’t seem to learn” and his perceived downplaying of Lewis Hamilton’s achievement of most Grand Prix wins, describing it as meaning “nothing to him”. Subsequently, Norris apologized for his comments about Stroll and also offered a personal apology to Hamilton, stating that his comments were “careless” and that he “hadn’t shown the respect I should have to certain people”.
At the wet Turkish Grand Prix, Lando Norris had what he called “the worst start of everyone’s career ever”. He started from the fourteenth place after a five-place grid penalty for failing to respect yellow flags in qualifying but recovered to finish eighth and recorded the fastest lap of the race. Norris finished fourth at the Bahrain Grand Prix and fifth at the season-finale Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which alongside the points scored by teammate Sainz, assisted McLaren in claiming third place in the constructors’ championship over Racing Point. Norris ended the season ninth in the drivers’ championship with 97 points, eight points behind Sainz.
Norris remained at McLaren for the 2021 season, partnering with Daniel Ricciardo as Sainz left the team. Norris qualified seventh for the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix and finished the race fourth. At the following race, the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, a qualifying time that would have placed him third on the grid was deleted for exceeding track limits, and he started the race seventh. Norris had run in second place before being passed by Lewis Hamilton with three laps remaining. He finished third to claim his second Formula One podium finish.
At the Monaco Grand Prix, Norris started fifth and benefited from Charles Leclerc’s failure to start the race and Valtteri Bottas’ retirement to claim another podium finish. Norris was issued a grid penalty and started ninth at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix for failing to enter the pits during a red flag period in qualifying, a sanction he criticized as “unfair”. He recovered places in the race to finish fifth, assisted by crashes and mistakes from drivers ahead.
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Lando Norris equaled his highest grid position at the time of the Styrian Grand Prix, starting third after Bottas was issued with a grid penalty. He finished fifth for the third consecutive race. He bettered this qualifying position at the following weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix, starting in second place after setting a time 0.048 seconds behind pole-sitter Max Verstappen. Norris received a penalty during the race after being judged to have forced Sergio Pérez off the track. He finished the race third to claim his third podium of the season. He set the sixth-fastest time in Friday qualifying at the British Grand Prix, before finishing fifth in the new-format sprint qualifying and fourth in the Grand Prix. This result moved him up to third place in the drivers’ championship.
Norris qualified sixth for the Hungarian Grand Prix. He improved to third place by the first corner but was hit from behind by Bottas, causing him to collide with Verstappen. Norris retired from the race two laps later due to heavy damage. At the Italian Grand Prix, Norris finished fourth in sprint qualifying, which became third on the grid for the race as Bottas incurred an engine penalty. Norris finished the race second behind teammate Ricciardo, scoring his fourth podium of the season and securing McLaren’s first one-two finish since the 2010 Canadian Grand Prix.
He took his first Formula One pole position in changing weather conditions in qualifying at the Russian Grand Prix. He lost the lead to Carlos Sainz on the first lap before regaining it on lap 13. Norris continued to lead the race with Lewis Hamilton close behind until rain began to fall in the closing laps. Norris decided to stay out on dry-weather tyres while Hamilton pitted for intermediate tyres. The rain soon worsened, allowing Hamilton to overtake and forcing Norris to pit for intermediates. Norris finished seventh, recording the fastest lap of the race. Following that race, Norris was unable to finish any of the remaining seven races of the season in a higher position than seventh, although he was able to score points in each one of them. He finished his season in sixth place in the standings, having lost out to former teammate Sainz by just 4.5 points.
Lando Norris signed a contract extension in February 2022 with McLaren that will see him be with the team until at least 2025. Norris completed all three days of the Bahrain Official Preseason Testing after Ricciardo tested positive for COVID-19 and was unable to attend. At the new Miami Grand Prix, Norris brought out the safety car when his McLaren MCL36 collided with Pierre Gasly’s AlphaTauri. In May 2022, despite suffering from tonsillitis, Norris came sixth in the Monaco Grand Prix and secured the fastest lap.
Lando Norris raised $12,000 for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund in support of the World Health Organization during an online streaming event on Twitch. Norris also founded Team Quadrant, an esports team that also focuses on content creation and apparel, in 2020. Upon his initial rise to Formula One in 2019, Norris confirmed that he had struggled with his mental health from the pressures of the sport, turning to the Mind charity for support. In September 2021, Lando Norris launched a kart racing brand; LN Racing Kart. Manufacturing is supported by the OTK Kart Group, while operations are carried out by Ricky Flynn Motorsport.
Lando Norris is not married as of mid-2022. However, since January 2022, Norris is dating Portuguese model, Luisinha Oliveira, as of July 2022. Following the start of his relationship, several hate pages have been set up against his girlfriend Luisinha Oliveria, which have been condemned by Norris. He initially resided in Woking near the McLaren team headquarters. While he lived there, he promised not to move to Monaco, but in 2022, he moved to the tax haven due to financial reasons.
Lando Norris net worth
How much is Lando Norris worth? Lando Norris net worth is estimated at around $280 million. His main source of income is from his career as a racing driver. Norris salary for 2022 and other career earnings are over $10 annually. He is one of the richest and influential racing drivers in the United Kingdom. Norris own nine private cars and his dad’s wealth is reported to be over $500 million as of 2022.