close global

Welcome to GPFans

CHOOSE YOUR COUNTRY

  • NL
  • GB
  • ES-MX
  • US
  • GB
McLaren reveal Norris 'Valentine' but fans left confused

McLaren reveal Norris 'Valentine' but fans left confused

McLaren reveal Norris 'Valentine' but fans left confused

McLaren reveal Norris 'Valentine' but fans left confused

Lando Norris has proclaimed McLaren's new car for the 2024 season to be 'his kinda Valentine'.

The team chose a rather late date of February 14 to unveil their MCL38, leaving just one week before pre-season testing kicks off in Bahrain.

Excitement has been building around the Woking-based outfit's potential in 2024, having made huge gains throughout the 2023 season.

READ MORE: GPFans F1 Valentine – Hamilton, Horner and High Stakes: How fans fell back in love with F1

Having started with just 17 points from their opening eight races, McLaren established themselves as the dominant Red Bull team's main challengers in some races, as superstar duo Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri claimed nine podiums and a sprint race win between them.

Both drivers will be hoping to claim their first career main race victories in 2024, and team principal Andrea Stella has suggested that his team will be able to fight at the front of the grid.

McLaren have unveiled their 2024 challenger
McLaren are attempting to build a championship-winning team
Oscar Piastri shared a fantastic partnership with young Brit Lando Norris in 2023

Norris taking his Valentine for a spin

Now, Norris has taken to social media to show off his new car, which he believes is a real beauty.

McLaren unveiled the livery for their 2024 car last month, but this is the first time the full car design has been available for fans to see, with Norris revealing at the launch that he would be taking it for its first spin later that day. He also found time to voice his thoughts on the new car, in two rather topical posts on X (formerly Twitter).

F1 Twitter reacts to McLaren's 2024 car

McLaren fans, however, were left a little confused by the team almost having two reveal dates, having already showed off their livery. What's more, the team didn't live stream the launch, angering some of their followers who wanted to watch..

READ MORE: Ecclestone hits out at Horner 'resign' reports

Related

McLaren Lando Norris Bahrain 2024 season
Young F1 star set to make McLaren debut in injury replacement
F1 Off the Track

Young F1 star set to make McLaren debut in injury replacement

  • April 19, 2024 09:12
F1 star reveals how Verstappen and Hamilton rivalry influenced key decision
Latest F1 News

F1 star reveals how Verstappen and Hamilton rivalry influenced key decision

  • April 16, 2024 21:12

F1 Race Calendar

Complete kalender 2025
Do Not Sell My Personal Information
Ontdek het op Google Play