Watch: Lando Norris celebrates his first-ever Grand Prix win with fans

In the early going, Norris was in sixth place. But the British driver was able to take advantage of a safety car at the halfway point of the race

By Shyam
2 Min Read
Lando Norris

Not only did Lando Norris’s historic victory mark his first, but it also caused joyous celebrations to break out everywhere.

- Advertisement -

At Sunday’s Miami Grand Prix (GP), McLaren’s Lando Norris defeated Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen in an exciting match.

This historic victory—Norris’s first—caused joyous celebrations not only at the podium but all throughout the world. A flood of responses erupted on social media, highlighting the significance of this victory.

In the early going, Norris was in sixth place. But the British driver was able to take advantage of a safety car at the halfway point of the race, and he went on to extend his first stint.

- Advertisement -

Also Read: Who Is Lando Norris’ Girlfriend? See Pictures

As a result of Verstappen’s stop during normal racing circumstances, Norris was able to pass the pits and grab the lead.

Despite his difficulties at the wheel, Verstappen finished second. Charles Leclerc finished third, ahead of Carlos Sainz, his Ferrari teammate, who collided with Piastri late in the race, causing Piastri to pit for a replacement front wing.

After completing another Safety Car stop, Sergio Perez finished fifth in the second Red Bull. Sixth place went to George Russell for Mercedes, while eighth place went to Lewis Hamilton for the team.

By Shyam
Follow:
Shyam Sharma who joined SPORTS BIG NEWS in 2021. Focuses on soccer – chiefly the Premier League, LaLiga, UEFA Champions League, Liga MX and MLS. On occasion, also covers American sports, general news and entertainment. Fascinated by the language of sport – particularly the under-appreciated art of translating cliché-speak.