Norris is widely regarded as one of the most talented drivers on the grid, so to have another exciting young talent alongside him is a very enviable set-up.
Piastri: Norris comparisons only natural
But Piastri, despite being just 22-years-old, will of course be measured against his team-mate as they compete to outperform one another in the same car.
Yet the Antipodean has dismissed the idea that he is under any extra pressure to perform, insisting that it is part and parcel of the world of F1.
“I was still always going to be compared to Lando, whether we were fighting for last and second last or first and second," he told Autosport. "So, those comparisons were always still going to be there.
“But maybe in terms of outright results, maybe there wasn't quite the pressure to achieve big points or podiums or whatever straight away. But that comparison was still there.
“I was still trying to learn as quickly as I could and try and help the team the best I could. It didn't really lessen things.”
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