Formula 1 is currently great for talent. Many young drivers are getting higher and higher up the ladder, seeing more and more of them already on the podium, and maybe even winning the race. The only question is, which one can run the soonest?
Jordan also spoke of Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon, but when it came to the next British world champion, he said George Russell instead of Lando Norris. “I love Norris,” said the Irishman, “I think he’s a very special pilot.” F1 Nation in a previous episode.
“It’s hard to say who’s running alongside Hamilton and Verstappen. I was personally a huge fan of Ocon when he was still with Force India. We can see in Hungary what kind of professional work he can do, because he’s done a great job despite the pressure. Great “.
“Sure, Alonso helped him too, and conditions went like that, but how can he get to the top two? No, I don’t think so yet. There are very few who can get close to Max and Lewis, and in Norris’s eyes is one of them.”
“If I were to look for another world champion in Britain, I would choose Lando Norris.” By the way, Jordan himself liked to work with young people, just think about the introduction to Michael Schumacher. The son of the German legend, Mick, is already driving in Formula 1 this year, but due to Haas’ weaknesses, he has not been able to show much of himself so far.
However, according to the ex-team captain, it would be too early to compare him to his father, as we haven’t seen enough yet to judge how well the Haas rider fares in the King class.