“It’s on me” – Lando Norris takes blame for shock Q1 exit despite McLaren pit call | F1

Norris was a surprise early exit in qualifying as he was knocked out in the first segment.McLaren were one of three teams to send their drivers out on the medium tyres in Q1.Unlike Ferrari and Mercedes, McLaren called Norris and Oscar Piastri in early to pit for a new set of tyres without a lap time on the board.With four minutes to go, McLaren sent their drivers back out with enough time to complete two flying laps.Norris made a mistake on his first soft lap in the middle sector, while yellow flags caused by Fernando Alonso ruined his second attempt.Despite…

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