(Motorsport-Total.com) – McLaren driver Lando Norris sustained a foot injury during the Formula One summer break. The Briton must therefore wear a support shoe so that he is fit for the upcoming Belgian Grand Prix. This is a pure precaution, the McLaren team emphasizes.
During a livestream on Sunday evening, Norris has shown his support shoe in the camera. The Brit has suffered a slight inflammation of a tendon in his left foot after a run, so he has to spare it now.
During the video he took after his visit to MotoGP at Silverstone, He put his foot down on the table and said, “Have you seen that?” I have my support shoe on, I walked so much today and I'm a bit hurt. “
His start at the upcoming race in Spa-Francorchamps is still not in danger. The Brit, known for his humor, joked, “I have to wear that beauty in the Formula One car, too.” And further: “This gives me a lot of grip, I can really hit the brake pedal with my foot.”
The McLaren team has opposite ' RaceFans.net explains: “It looks a lot more dramatic than it is, it kindled a tendon in its left foot while it was running on vacation. If someone else did, they would not be supported. “
With the precaution, the foot should be isolated for a few days during the healing process. A substitute for the 18 – year-old has the team in the person of Sergei Sirotkin at hand, Norris could not drive contrary to expectations.