Rising star motorsports, Lando Norris in the season of 2018 can replace Jenson Button as a backup driver at McLaren.
The 2009 world champion ended his career last year, but remained in the team from Woking on the third deck and the Monaco was replaced by Fernando Alonso who on the weekend competed in the Indy 500.
Jenson has made it clear that next season he wants to return to racing a full schedule. In this case, McLaren will need a new reserve pilot.
“It is obvious that in 2018 Jenson wants to go racing, but we can’t offer him that opportunity. However, he is an Ambassador for McLaren, and we’ll be happy to continue working with him – quoted race Director McLaren Eric bulge edition SomersetLive. –
Let’s see what are the prospects of Lando. If he becomes the champion of F3, which is likely, then he will have enough points to get superlicense”.
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