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Norris reveals inspiration behind Perez overtake

Article To news overview © McLaren McLaren Formula 1 star Lando Norris has said his former teammate Carlos Sainz provided him with the inspiration to overtake Red Bull's Sergio Perez during the early part of the 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix. Starting seventh on the grid, Norris soon found himself battling Perez for fourth with the British driver ultimately overtaking the Mexican around the outside in a move reminiscent of how Sainz overtook Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton in 2020. "Just a brilliant move," Norris told Sky Sports. "I think Carlos (Sainz) did this last year on someone, I think Lewis (Hamilton) at the beginning of the race so I knew it was possible and I managed to get...
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