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Nervous Norris Wary of Getting Involved in Championship Fight

McLaren’s Lando Norris discovered himself dealing with a dilemma after seizing a “nervous” third place behind Formula One title-rivals Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton in qualifying for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

The 22-year-old will line up on the second row, proper behind the feuding pair who, tied on factors, are heading into their very personal winner-takes-all showdown.

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begin might put Britain’s Norris proper within the combine and upset the calculations of what Verstappen and Hamilton shall be hoping is a straight, two-way struggle.

“I’m a bit nervous,” Norris stated after the session.

“I type of wish to simply keep the place I’m and simply watch every little thing unfold over the primary few laps and even the entire race. But I clearly don’t wish to actually become involved an excessive amount of as a result of it will probably trigger a variety of controversy.”

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Verstappen leads Hamilton 9-Eight in race wins this season, which places him forward of the Briton on the rely again.

The pair have collided 3 times this season, elevating issues the title battle might be determined by a crash, with Verstappen changing into champion if each fail to attain.

Norris, who was on track to attain a maiden Formula One win in Russia till a mistaken tyre gamble in altering climate dropped him to seventh, might be ready to capitalise if there are any fireworks between the championship-fighting pair.

“I don’t know whether or not to go for the transfer, not go for the transfer, you inform me,” he requested former-racer-turned-TV-pundit David Coulthard within the post-qualifying interviews.

“But I’ll do my greatest and if I’ve an opportunity I’ll go for it.”

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