How McLaren has become a benchmark again

How McLaren has become a benchmark again

McLaren's newly anointed test and reserve driver Lando Norris is an avid gamer and a valued hotshot in the team's simulator. As JAMES ROBERTS discovers, no wonder he's been advising them on their eSports competition: World's Fastest Gamer

In August, a young British teenager achieved a lifetime's ambition.

Seventeen-year-old Lando Norris took part in the Hungaroring test for McLaren, getting his first taste of real F1 machinery. It was the culmination of a journey that began 13 years earlier. The Bristol-born youngster remembers trying to reach the pedals and steering wheel set up by his older brother to play Gran Turismo 4 on the Sony PlayStation 2. It was the beginning of a lifelong passion for both racing and games.

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