The F1 superstar lost control of his car and slammed into the wall before hurtling backwards whilst scraping the barrier along the way before eventually reaching a standstill.
McLaren team principal Zak Brown shared his thoughts while sat on the pit wall, confirming that Norris was okay despite being checked by the medical car.
“We’ve heard from him, he’s ok,” said Brown. “It was a very big hit, he sounded pretty winded when he spoke to us, took a little bit of time to get out of the car but looks like he’s catching his breath and he’s ok.
“We’re looking at the data now. Can’t quite yet tell what happened other than it was just a big hit but he’s ok. Hopefully he’ll check out fine.”
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