International Media Praise Norris’s Success & Good Fortune

Lando Norris won his first Grand Prix in Miami, receiving widespread praise and acknowledgment of some luck involved, particularly from a timely safety car, while also marking a significant achievement for both him and McLaren amidst celebrations and congratulations.


– ‣ Lando Norris won his first Grand Prix in Miami, breaking a streak of reaching the podium 15 times without a victory.
– ‣ The safety car’s timing played a crucial role in Norris’s win, providing him an opportunity to overtake and maintain the lead.
– ‣ International media highlighted Norris’s combination of luck and skill, with particular emphasis on his ability to defend his position on old tyres.
– ‣ The victory was celebrated by media outlets, noting Norris’s popularity and the significance of another British driver winning a Grand Prix after George Russell‘s win in Brazil 2022.

Lando Norris finally did it. He snagged his first Grand Prix win in Miami, something everyone’s been whispering about for ages. The buzz around this victory? It’s been all the rage, with the international media showering the McLaren driver in nothing but praise. “The favour factor is particularly high,” one outlet noted, and honestly, who could argue?

### Gazzetta dello Sport
Over in Italy, the Gazzetta dello Sport couldn’t help but chime in. They reckoned Norris got a bit lucky with the timing of the safety car. But hey, luck or not, it helped him shake off a curse that left him podium-bound 15 times without a win. “He defended like a champ on those old tyres,” they admitted. And about Max Verstappen? The paper hinted he might be feeling a tad odd not clinching the win, suggesting maybe he should ease up on the complaints. Tough break for Verstappen, but that’s racing for you, the Gazzetta mused.

### Daily Mail
The Daily Mail back in Britain was over the moon. Another Brit hitting the top step of the podium, the first since Brazil 2022 with George Russell. “Lando Norris, a new chapter in the Formula One history books,” they wrote, buzzing with excitement. They didn’t miss the chance to point out the bit of luck Norris had with the safety car situation. That move gave him the edge over Verstappen, sparking celebrations all around for the 24-year-old and his crew.

### De Telegraaf
Then there’s De Telegraaf, noting Norris’s back-to-back weekends of celebration. From partying it up during King’s Day in Amsterdam to clinching his biggest career win in Miami. “Seems like King’s Day was a good warm-up for Norris,” they quipped. The paper highlighted how Norris capitalized on the safety car and then just outpaced a struggling Verstappen. A first in the premier class for the 24-year-old, and what a moment it was.

### Het Laatste Nieuws
And let’s not forget Het Laatste Nieuws from Belgium. They were all in on the celebration, given Norris’s half-Belgian heritage. “Taking down the world champ in a weekend dominated by Verstappen,” they wrote, could only mean massive celebrations at McLaren. Norris’s joy? Through the roof. The team threw him in the air, and congratulations poured in from every direction. The favour factor for this young Brit? Sky-high, and deservedly so.

So, there you have it. Lando Norris, a name that echoed through the streets of Miami, now etched in the annals of Formula One history. A mix of skill, a dash of luck, and a whole lot of celebration. What a ride.

Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez
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