RACER: A high-speed interview with Lando Norris

RACER: A high-speed interview with Lando Norris

Videos

RACER: A high-speed interview with Lando Norris

By

As a journalist, you’re usually comfortable with the surroundings in which you encounter drivers, because that tends to be in the paddock or a hospitality unit, a venue were media activities commonly take place. Even immediately post-race, the interviews are held in a location where the drivers come to the press.

But courtesy of Pirelli’s F1 Hot Laps initiative, suddenly you’re stepping into something a little closer to their realm. Behind the wheel is the driver’s domain, and the passenger seat is not normally where you’re positioned when trying to ask questions.

So, could I get Lando Norris to talk through a lap of the Shanghai International Circuit, put himself up for an Indy 500 drive, explain what the 2019 F1 cars are like AND discuss his impressive overtaking in Bahrain, all while going sideways at 100mph? Well, kind of…

More RACER
Home