However, as for the one of the important awards for debutants "The Rookie Of The Year" – here can be the only one winner. At the official and traditional FIA Gala Prize giving ceremony, which was hold in Paris this year, Alex Albon was declared the winner. The results raised a high resonance among Formula 1 fans: many of them wondered why Lando Norris didn’t get this award.
Indeed, with such a strong line-up of the debutants, it's hard to choose the one. However, the championship decided to hold another vote in this category: the voting was launched on the official website of Formula 1, in which every F1 fan could make a choice. According to the results, Lando Norris became the winner.
Despite the fact that Alex absolutely deserved the award, the Norris' victory is also fully explained by his impressive work this year.
During the season Lando had both bad and good moments. Bad moments are about the car's work - in many races Lando had to retire due to the technical breakdowns. However, there are more good moments and they are all about strong results.
In 2019, the driver managed to finish ten times in the top 10. Lando's best result is P6 – at the beginning of the season in Bahrain and then in Austria. Also in his first season in Formula 1, Norris was able to defeat his teammate in the "qualifying race" with a score of 11:10.
Anyway, each Rookie of the season-2019 did a great job: Alex Albon managed to move to the top team and finish the season in top 10; Lando Norris showed bold and beautiful battles in the races and surpassed his teammate in the qualifying score; George Russell completely defeated his teammate in the qualifying results. Definitely, their battle in the future seasons will be one of the brightest.