Lando Norris

Lando Norris is a British and Belgian racing driver who drives for the McLaren Formula 1 Team in the 2024 Formula 1 World Championship.
Date of Birth:13 November 1999
Birthplace:Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Height:1,76 meters (5ft 9inches)
First F1 Race:2019 Australian Grand Prix
First F1 Win:2024 Miami Grand Prix
2024 F1 Team:McLaren Formula 1 Team
F1 Championships:0
F1 Wins:1
Born on November 13, 1999, to Cisca Wauman (Belgian) and Adam Norris (British)- a very successful businessman, Lando Norris is half Belgian and half Brit. He is the second of four siblings, with two younger sisters, Flo and Cisca, and an older brother, Oliver.
Starting his karting career at the age of seven, over the course of a few years, Lando Norris showcased his talent-winning several karting championships, including the CIK FIA European Championship. He became the youngest karting world champion in 2014.
Moving up in his career, Norris won a Rookie Cup in the Ginetta Junior Championship, MSA Formula Championship (now known as the British F4 Championship), Toyota Racing Series, Renault 2.0 Eurocup, and Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup.
Lando Norris also won the 2017 Formula 3 Championship. That same year, Lando Norris made his debut in FIA Formula 2. In 2018, Lando competed full-time in F2, eventually finishing 2nd place in the championship in front of his fellow F1 competitor Alex Albon, and behind his other fellow F1 competitor George Russell.
In 2019, Lando Norris signed his first Formula 1 contract to drive for McLaren. In his rookie F1 season, Lando scored multiple point finishes and out-qualified his older, more experienced teammate Carlos Sainz in 11 out of 21 races of the season, proving his potential.
Signing another contract with McLaren in 2020, he achieved his first podium finish at the Austrian Grand Prix and became the third youngest driver ever to stand on the podium. Lando Norris continued proving his incredible talent and racing skills as he signed another multi-year with McLaren until 2025.
During his next seasons, the Brit would achieve many more podiums, however, he is still waiting for his first Formula 1 win.