Lando Norris shows his true colours with Yuki Tsunoda comment

Lando Norris matched his result from the British GP at the Hungaroring, as he held off Sergio Perez.

For the first-time in his Formula 1 career, Lando Norris secured back-to-back podiums, after finishing second at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday.

The McLaren driver matched his result from the British Grand Prix following an impressive display once again, which saw him keep several seconds ahead of Sergio Perez late on.

Norris started the race in third and overtook Lewis Hamilton at the opening corner; however, Oscar Piastri made his way past the pair of them.

This appeared to frustrate Norris, who remained in third but behind his rookie team-mate.

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Norris later overtook Piastri following the opening round of pit-stops, with the British driver having performed an undercut on the Australian.

He went on to build a comfortable advantage in second, only for Perez to apply late pressure.

The Mexican was catching incredibly quickly late on, something which seemed to panic Norris whilst he was catching backmarkers.

Norris was becoming increasingly annoyed, especially when he tried to lap AlphaTauri’s Yuki Tsunoda.

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The McLaren driver complained that a group of drivers which included Tsunoda weren’t getting out of the way quickly enough, before slamming them for “not racing for anything”.

“They have to get out the way, so many blue flags. They’re not racing for anything,” slammed Norris over the team radio.

Norris ended up claiming second relatively comfortably, as Perez lost some grip in his tyres after running off-line in the closing laps.

The British driver was delighted with the result, whilst he insists that McLaren’s time to win “will come later in the year”.

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“Tough race, not an easy one especially with Checo catching at the end,” Norris said in his post-race interview.

“He didn’t have enough pace to catch me so I’m happy. Another podium for us and for McLaren which is amazing. If Max retires or something then maybe. At the minute the guys are took quick. Unless they make mistakes or something happens… at the moment we’re very happy with the progress we’ve made. 

“Our time will come later on in the year. A lot of hard work, great teamwork, everyone back in the factory did an amazing job. We got a lot of abuse for McLaren in saying they weren’t doing a good enough job but I am happy we’ve proved some people wrong.”