F1 news: McLaren youngster Lando Norris wanted by Torro Rosso with teenager in the middle of tug-of-war

BRITISH racing driver Lando Norris is at the centre of a tug-of-war between two F1 groups.

The extremely-rated 18-yr-previous is at present main the Formula 2 championship and wanted by Toro Rosso.

 Highly-rated teenage driver Lando Norris is wanted by two Formula One teams

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Extremely-rated teenage driver Lando Norris is wanted by two Formula One groups

The Pink Bull B-staff wanted handy Norris his F1 debut in the Austrian GP subsequent month simply forward of the British GP as a alternative for Brendon Hartley.

Nevertheless, the transfer was blocked by McLaren, who at present make use of the driver as their reserve.

Toro Rosso, who’ve beforehand handed F1 debuts to Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen, are understood to be unimpressed by Hartley's performances this season.

The New Zealander has been out-classed by his youthful staff-mate, Pierre Gasly.

 Toro Rosso are making a bold move for the McLaren youngster

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Toro Rosso are making a daring transfer for the McLaren youngster

Norris, from Glastonbury, has been dubbed the new Lewis Hamilton, had a glittering profession in karting.

Final season he gained the Formula three title and already leads the F2 championship by 27 factors in his debut season.

This yr, he’s combining his roles in F2 with McLaren's reserve driver position – a place as soon as held by 4-time world champion, Hamilton.

And there’s rising hypothesis that he might be promoted to the McLaren first workforce ought to Fernando Alonso determined to give up F1 as soon as his contract expires at the finish of the season.

BRITISH racing driver Lando Norris is at the centre of a tug-of-war between two F1 groups.

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