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McLaren considering Norris for reserve F1 driver role

European Formula 3 title contender Lando Norris is in contention for the McLaren Formula 1 reserve role in 2018, says Eric Boullier. Jenson Button fulfilled the role this term - replacing Fernando Alonso in Monaco - but has said his focus is on securing a full-time return to competition in another category next year. McLaren plans to have talks with Button regarding whether he wants to continue some form of association with the team next year while also assessing alternatives for the reserve role. Norris has impressed in European F3 this season and heads into this weekend's finale at Hockenheim with a 72-point lead. Boullier previously said Norris demonstrated he is a "potential star...
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