Lando Norris Finds Perfect Partner in Max Verstappen as Smutty Double Entendre Galore Ensues Post Qatar GP

Published 10/09/2023, 7:46 AM EDT

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Lando Norris has proven time and again that he’s not only a formidable driver but also a charismatic personality in F1. Despite the cut-throat nature of the sport, personalities like him, Carlos Sainz, and Sebastian Vettel never fail to show their funny side. At the recent Qatar Grand Prix 2023, the post-race conference provided fans with a delightful surprise. Norris, alongside Oscar Piastri and Max Verstappen, took a brief detour from the exhausting race. Norris, and Verstappen in particular, engaged in a comically smutty exchange.

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Despite Lando Norris stating his 4-word verdict on the recent Red Bull rumors, the duo of him and Verstappen clearly have an off-track friendship. Their friendship is quite evident when exploring the wit and camaraderie between both. But has Norris finally found his perfect partner?

The hilarious exchange between Lando Norris and Max Verstappen

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During the typical discussions and questions about the race, the McLaren drivers were asked if they could realistically target the #3 position in the constructors’ championship. This hinged on their ability to narrow the points gap with Ferrari and Aston Martin. Upon learning that McLaren trailed Ferrari by 79 points, Norris, ever quick-witted, stepped up to the plate.

It’s not 69… why are you laughing? Norris’s comment met with laughter from the newly crowned three-time world champion, Max Verstappen. The Dutch driver responded while still laughing, “It’s just a great number.” Seems like the Dutchman is quite fond of this number. This hilarious exchange between both drivers lightened the mood considerably.

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This exchange is a reminder that athletes like Lando Norris are still just boys. It’s nice to see that despite achieving fame and living in the high-pressure world of F1, he still hasn’t lost the child within.

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Lando Norris and Max Verstappen, known for their competitive spirit on the track, momentarily let their guards down. This sharing of a playful moment was much appreciated. Especially when considering how difficult the Qatar Grand Prix 2023 was for the F1 drivers. This witty banter, showcased by Norris and Verstappen, added a lighthearted touch to the typically formal press conference setting.

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The incident not only showcased the lighter side of Lando Norris and Max Verstappen but also served as a reminder of their off-track friendship. F1 drivers often form close bonds with their competitors. This makes sense as they share the same challenges and triumphs, and this humorous exchange was a testament to that camaraderie.

Finally, stepping in the footsteps of Sebastian Vettel?

It seems like someone is finally stepping in the footsteps of the great Sebastian Vettel to crack a joke here and there. While matching the German driver’s legacy in F1 and sense of humor is no mean feat, Lando Norris might be an idealistic candidate who is slowly becoming the driver who lights up the mood during press conferences.

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Sebastian Vettel is a driver with great craftsmanship and a hilarious personality, often cracking a joke here or there during serious press conferences. The four-time world champion not only won the hearts of fans on track with his racing but also off-track with his sense of humor. Max Verstappen is following in Vettel’s on-track footsteps, closing in on his Red Bull legacy. While Lando Norris is similarly following the F1 legend off-track, thanks to his witty personality.

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Max Verstappen mostly has a serious and calm approach to press conferences. But when paired up with Lando Norris, the Red Bull driver does seem to have a nice friendship. Perhaps suggesting that Lando might finally have found the perfect partner in F1.

This exchange, brimming with playful innuendo, showed that even in the intense world of Formula 1, laughter and camaraderie have their place. Moments like these serve as a reminder that underneath the helmets and behind the wheel, these drivers are human and can share a hearty laugh.

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Hopefully, we get to see more of this duo in the remaining races of the calendar year. But do you think Lando Norris and Max Verstappen are the perfect partners for each other, in F1? Comment down below to share your thoughts.

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Adhiraj Dhyani

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Adhiraj Dhyani is an F1 writer at EssentiallySports. He kick-started his online writing journey on Drivetribe, where he passionately covered F1 and automobile content. Following his automotive adventures, he explored the realm of eSports, specializing in the coverage of League of Legends.
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