Duck O’Ward in Formula 1?  Lando Norris is injured and opens a possibility for the Mexican in the Miami GP – La Opinion

Duck O’Ward in Formula 1? Lando Norris is injured and opens a possibility for the Mexican in the Miami GP – La Opinion

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The news that Duck O’Ward could participate in the Formula 1 at the beginning of May has gained a lot of strength in the last few hours and, although everything that exists around the subject is unofficial, if it is confirmed it would be a bomb.

The fact is that images of Lando Norris, driver of the McLaren Formula 1 team, were spread on social networks with The nose is apparently injured, since you can see blood and a bandage covering it.

The Brit would have hurt himself at a party during his rest week, but as There has been no official report from the team, The versions circulating in different media indicate that This blow could leave him out of the Miami Grand Prixwhich will be held next weekend.

In the event that Norris does not recover in time to run the circuit, The pilot in line to cover him is Pato O’Ward from Monterrey.who races for the Arrow McLaren team in IndyCar, so he would be participating.

Although it is said that the blow is not serious and that it is most likely that Norris can be ready in time for the competition, the possibility for the Mexican is latent.

Duck O’Ward in Formula 1

Although O’Ward has not officially debuted in an official Formula 1 competition, the Mexican has gotten into the McLaren car a couple of times and has participated in training sessions. In both he has done it on the Abu Dhabi circuit, it happened in 2022 and repeated in 2023.

Pato O’Ward failed in Alabama in IndyCar

The bad news of the day for the Mexican and his team is that He did not do well at all in his race this Sunday in the IndyCar, since he made two gross mistakes that cost him several positions.

It was expected to be an easy afternoon for Pato O’Ward, since he started in position 4; However, far from gaining the three places he had aimed for, he fell behind and crossed the finish line in 23rd position.

Complications came from the beginning, when he tried to pass Christian Lundgaard, third place at that time, but he misjudged the braking and ended up stumbling that left him in the gravel.

Shortly after, from position 23 he tried to come from behind again, but again there was an error that prevented him from achieving it, this time because he miscalculated and collided with Pietro Fittipaldi, hitting him against the retaining wall.

O’Ward couldn’t get a better position and had to settle for 23rd placesomething that moved him to the se10th place in the 2024 IndyCar drivers’ championship with 72 points, 29 behind leader Colton Herta.

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