Norris voted 2019 F1 Rookie Of The Year by fans

Lando Norris might not have been the best-placed rookie on the Formula 1 team bosses Driver of the Year top ten list but the McLaren youngster was overwhelming voted 2019 Rookie of the Year by fans.

In a poll conducted by the official F1 website, Norris attracted 76% of the popular vote trouncing Red Bull’s Alex Albon (16%) and George Russell (8%) of over 86,000 online votes.

Albon was crowned official 2019 F1 Rookie of the Tear at the FIA Prize-Giving Gala in Paris last week

This is how the fans voted:

  • Lando Norris 66,240 votes (76%)
  • Alex Albon 13,582 votes (16%)
  • George Russell 7,100 votes (8%)

Norris has been a welcome addition to the paddock, with a sparkling sense of humour, huge on social media and game for just about anything. But, more importantly, he has made Carlos Sainz sweat as his teammate, the 20-year-old has turned out to be a quick learner and very fast driver.