WATCH: Lando Norris Pulls off an Amazing Move in Bahrain

Published 04/08/2019, 3:57 AM EDT


Without a doubt, McLaren driver Lando Norris is a highly talented driver and in Bahrain he proved it. The British youngster was embroiled in a titanic battle in the midfield when he pulled off an amazing move.

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While chasing down the Red Bull of Pierre Gasly, he apparently missed his braking point. However, Lando Norris compensated for that by avoiding spearing into the back of the Red Bull and danced around the outside of the Frenchman.

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After successfully completing the move, Lando Norris settled in behind one of the Haas cars and proceeded onto his next plan of attack. Finally in the end, Lando Norris finished the race in a fine 6th place. Meanwhile, teammate Carlos Sainz Jr was in a good position and even battling former teammate Max Verstappen.

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However, the two collided and Sainz came off worse and was eventually forced to retire. Verstappen in the meantime ended the race 4th but breathing down the neck of an ailing Charles LeClerc.

Here is the insane overtake from Gasly’s point of view

https://streamable.com/95eae

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Another angle and the onboard view from another driver shows how Norris did it

https://streamable.com/htv9q

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Dhruv George

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Dhruv George is a senior Formula One and NASCAR analyst for EssentiallySports, having authored nearly 12000 articles spanning different sports like F1, NASCAR, Tennis, NFL, and eSports. He graduated with a PG Diploma in Journalism from the Xavier Institute of Communications. Dhruv has also conducted interviews with F1 driver Pierre Gasly and Moto2 rider Tony Arbolino.

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