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Lando Norris

Norris taken for medical checks after exhausting Spanish GP

Lando Norris has been sent for checks with McLaren's team doctor following the Spanish Grand Prix, it has been confirmed.

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Lando Norris is being checked by McLaren's team doctor, the team have confirmed, after a Spanish Grand Prix held in "extraordinary heat".

Norris was deemed fit to race on Sunday after checks, despite having felt unwell all weekend long.

Ahead of the Grand Prix, Norris revealed that his energy levels were at their lowest for a long time as he tried to ready himself for action.

He explained to select members of the media, including RacingNews365.com: "I am just suffering with my throat and my eyes, and seeing, which doesn't help. My energy levels are probably the worst I've had in a long time."

Norris secured P8 finish, despite feeling unwell

Norris was not present in the post-race media pen following the Spanish Grand Prix, with his team confirming that he was with the team's doctor undergoing precautionary checks.

The team cited the "extraordinary heat" at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with air temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius and track temperatures nearing 50.

Despite feeling unwell, Norris was able to bring his McLaren home in eighth and ahead of teammate Daniel Ricciardo.

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