LANDO NORRIS has apologised after downplaying Lewis Hamilton’s record-breaking achievements on the Portuguese Grand Prix.
Lando Norris has apologised for current feedback that haven’t gone down nicelyCredit score: Alamy Reside Information
Nonetheless, the Brit’s success didn’t seem to dazzle fellow British F1 driver Norris, who prompt the 35-year-old’s Mercedes needs to be profitable each race and that he solely had restricted competitors.
Norris additionally criticised Racing Level’s Lance Stroll following a collision. He was heard on radio calling his rival a ‘c***’ and requested ‘what the f*** is that this d***head doing’.
The 20-year-old has since apologised for his feedback, saying he had been ‘silly and careless’ and had not proven sufficient respect.
He wrote on Twitter: “I owe an apology. I have been silly and careless with some issues I’ve mentioned recently in media and interviews and, and I have never proven the respect I ought to must sure folks.
“I am not that type of individual, so I do know I ought to apologise to them but additionally everybody studying/listening. Sorry.”
Talking after Sunday’s race, Norris was quoted by RaceFans as saying about Hamilton: “I am simply pleased for him, nothing extra.
“It does not imply something to me actually. He is in a automotive which ought to win each race, mainly.
“He has to beat one or two different drivers, that is it. Truthful play to him, he is nonetheless doing the job he has to do.”
Norris suffered some automotive injury in his clip with StrollCredit score: Getty – Pool
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The McLaren driver additionally made feedback about Stroll following a collision between the pair in Portugal, however later apologised for swearing on the Canadian over the radio.
Stroll was given a five-second time penalty and two factors on his licence for the incident that noticed their vehicles come collectively.
Norris mentioned: “I do not know what he was doing, actually. He went to the left, I did not know the place he was, actually.
“He went to the left which I used to be fairly shocked by when he may very simply have gone for the within.
“And I used to be simply midway alongside, he simply turns in.”
Lewis Hamilton equalled Michael Schumacher’s report of 91 race winsCredit score: Splash Information
Lance Stroll crashed out in Portugal – however Lando Norris had no sympathyCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation