Damon Hill Suggests Lando Norris as Potential Successor to Sergio Perez at Red Bull
Recent Struggles Put Pressure on Perez's Position at Red Bull, Prompting Speculation About Norris' Future
While Red Bull currently has Daniel Ricciardo as a third driver, his return to a race seat remains uncertain. Hill believes that Red Bull may opt for a fresh face to partner with Verstappen, possibly considering Norris as a potential candidate. Hill expressed surprise at Norris’ long-term deal with McLaren, suggesting that the young driver’s confidence in his abilities should enable him to seize opportunities if they arise.
Although Norris’ contract with McLaren reportedly contains no get-out clauses, the driver has expressed his commitment to the team. McLaren CEO Zak Brown has also previously emphasized the absence of contractual loopholes. Norris remains positive about the team’s progress and looks forward to the future, expressing confidence in McLaren’s ability to perform well without relying on specific individuals.