‘I always make myself look like an idiot’ – Lando Norris on tense F1 team radio exchange | F1

The McLaren driver expressed his disapproval of his team’s decision not to initially pit for intermediate tyres as early rain fell during last weekend’s race at Zandvoort. When Norris did eventually switch to inters, it was too late. The Briton tumbled down the order and missed an opportunity to potentially finish on the podium, having started second. Norris vented his frustrations about McLaren’s hesitancy to pit on Lap 3, with his race engineer Jose Manuel Lopez on the receiving end. “So box mate, we’re too slow!” Norris said, to which Lopez replied: “We’re faster than Inter cars.”Norris responded: “What the f***? Are you…

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