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Lando Norris, McLaren F1 Team, 1st position, celebrates with his team on arrival in Parc Ferme
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The three factors that mean Norris's Miami F1 win can't be cast as a safety car fluke

Lando Norris grabbed his maiden Formula 1 victory at the 2024 Miami Grand Prix after a few near-misses and moments of bad luck in the past. While good fortune did arrive for the McLaren driver with the safety car interruption, there was more behind his victory charge that meant he took his first win rather than being given it

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He stank of champagne. Lando Norris, bouncing into the press conference room in the bowels of Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium, was soaked in Formula 1 glory.

After taking a famous first grand prix win in Miami’s third race weekend, he’d wanted “to keep all my champagne on me”. A quick Lewis Hamilton-style change to a more glamourous outfit was eschewed; Norris resplendent in the already sweat-steeped overalls he’d worn for 57 boiling laps last Sunday.

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