Norris ready to wait a “few more years” for McLaren to come good

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The team failed to capitalise on the major 2022 ground-effects regulation changes after constructing an overweight MCL36 that struggled with early brake cooling issues and then lost out in the development battle with rival squad Alpine to slip to fourth in the standings.

With team principal Andreas Seidl since moving to Sauber – which is in the process of being taken over by Audi – and Red Bull boss Christian Horner revealing he had held preliminary talks with Norris, the Briton’s McLaren future has come under increased scrutiny.
But speaking at the launch of the MCL60, Norris – who is provisionally contracted to McLaren until the end of 2025 – says he retains full faith in the team that granted him his topflight debut in 2019.
He said: “At times, it’s tough because I’m a competitive guy and I want to win.
“Of course, at times you think what could you do in order to get into the position earlier.

“But also, I’m very comfortable w …