Lando Norris has been caught liking a tweet by F1 Troll, which shows the McLaren driver eyeing up one of the Dutch Grand Prix trophies.
This weekend’s trip to Zandvoort marks the start of the second half of the season, with Norris hoping to continue his recent fine form.
The British driver has claimed podiums in two of the last three races, something which has seen him overtake Aston Martin’s Lance Stroll in the Drivers’ Championship.
Norris has looked good in Zandvoort so far, with the Briton having ended a wet Free Practice 3 in P10.
He’s clearly targeting a podium, as he liked an edited photo of himself rubbing his hands whilst looking at the trophies.
The trophies this weekend have been likened to something out of Harry Potter, with them looking like chalices.
The trophies for this season have a very different design to last year, although the general expectation is that Max Verstappen will collect the winner’s trophy.
Verstappen has looked menacing throughout free practice, as he sets his sights on claiming a ninth consecutive victory.
Should he win Sunday, then the two-time World Champion would match Sebastian Vettel’s record for nine wins in a row, a feat he achieved in 2013.
The fight behind Verstappen looks set to be an exciting one, with Mercedes, McLaren, Ferrari and Aston Martin all looking like podium contenders.
Whether they are fighting over one of two podiums places largely depends on Sergio Perez, who is in need of a good weekend to improve the security of his seat for 2024.
Norris’ team-mate Oscar Piastri has endured a troubling start to the Dutch GP, with the rookie having had his first big crash on Friday.
Piastri crashed at Turn 3 which also caught out fellow Australian Daniel Ricciardo, who broke his wrist as a result.
It was really Piastri’s first mistake in his debut season, which has been phenomenal on the whole.
He bounced back well Saturday morning though, where he claimed seventh in FP3.
Norris will be keen not to qualify behind his team-mate Saturday afternoon, with overtaking not being the easiest at the Dutch venue.