Red Bull Ring is one of Lando Norris' favourite Formula 1 tracks. The McLaren driver established a name for himself last season by gaining positions with the term 'Last Lap Lando'. At this track, Norris earned himself his first-ever F1 podium.
Norris comments post-qualifying, "A very good quali – P3 in the end. The car felt good throughout all of qualifying, I was confident and could always make the small improvements needed. That gave us P3, which is nice – especially to be only two-and-a-bit-tenths off pole. A lot of positives and a very good position for us to score some solid points tomorrow, but it’s a long race and that’s where the points are. That’s the important thing.”
With MotorLat having attended at his virtual media event, he comments, "I continued the good run so far that we’ve had here even since my first year in 2019 we had a very good result back then."
He continues, "So red bull ring’s treated me nicely since joining formula one. i think the cars has always been strong here in a lot of the straights showed moreso than in other tracks like paul ricard and other tracks. today, end of a result like today."
He adds, "I think where we’re good and not so good has actually changed since the last couple years. just a strong in the same place and weak in the same place, it’s been all around good and bad in a way - we improved the weak areas which is a good thing. but, it’s good to know that we looked good and strong today, we know that tomorrow that mercedes are going to be quick as well as red bull."
He concludes, "We just overall got it together around this track. i don’t want to jinx it as yet, i’ve got many more years here. so i hope i don’t peak too early in my career we’re trying to keep it up for tomorrow."