Lando Norris

Lando Norris

Updated May 06, 2024 at 09:27AM EDT by Mateus.

Added May 05, 2024 at 09:58PM EDT by Mateus.

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About

Lando Norris is a British and Belgian racing driver currently competing in Formula One with McLaren. The racer is known for his viral video and TikTok sound Little Lando Norris Sleeping and has also been a meme subject of memes since he started to race in the 2017 European Formula 3 Championship. Memes and jokes about Norris became a viral topic on Twitter (X) and Reddit after he won his first F1 Grand Prix in April 2024.

Career

Lando Norris started his racing career at the age of seven when he claimed pole position at his first national event.[1] Since 2019, Norris has been contracted to drive for McLaren for the Formula One World Championship. On June 22nd, 2023, the YouTube[2] channel @F1PitLaneTV posted a video (shown below) detailing Norris' career until reaching the F1. The post amassed more than 11,000 views and 269 likes in a year.



Online History

Online, Norris has been the subject of memes and jokes since September 2017, when he was eliminated in a last-lap collision at the FIA European Formula 3 champion. TV cameras spotted Norris sitting down in a gravel trap lamenting, which was later used in photoshopped edits, as Lando[3] himself shared some examples on September 24th, 2017, amassing over 1,400 likes and 391 reposts in seven years.



The F1 pilot has also been featured in meme compilation videos on YouTube, as YouTuber[4] @ClutchF1 posted a video on September 23rd, 2023, titled "Lando Norris Meme Compilation," amassing over 21,000 views and 594 likes in a year. On February 2nd, 2024, YouTuber[5] @ReiC5338 posted a similar meme compilation featuring Norris' videos (shown below, right), which garnered roughly 8,500 views and 456 likes in four months.



Lando Norris 2024 F1 Miami Grand Prix Victory

On May 5th, 2024, the McLaren driver had his first F1 win at the Miami Grand Prix. Norris's victory became a trending topic on the internet, sparking memes and jokes celebrating his achievement. For instance, on May 5th, X[[6] user @4melixe posted a fan edit video of Norris paired with the "Hoes Mad" song, which amassed more than 176,000 views and 11,000 likes in a day.

Following

By May 5th, 2024, Lando Norris had amassed over 2.7 million followers on X[7], more than 8 million followers on Instagram[8] and roughly 2 million followers on TikTok[9].

Little Lando Norris Sleeping

Little Lando Norris Sleeping refers to a viral video of Formula 1 pilot Lando Norris caught sleeping during the 2021 Belgian Grand Prix. The moment resurfaced as a viral sound on TikTok in mid 2023, in which users added the narrator’s phrase "And It's All Too Much For Little Lando Norris" to show people or pets sleeping or being lazy.



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