Final 12 months Norris dedicated to McLaren by signing a brand new long-term contract till the tip of the 2025 season, however that hasn’t stopped hypothesis surrounding his future from accelerating amid the horrible group debut in F1 2023.
The 23-year-old Briton is likely one of the hottest prospects on the F1 grid and careworn he nonetheless has religion in McLaren’s plan to get again to profitable methods regardless of their latest woes.
Norris has been linked with Crimson Bull, Mercedes and Ferrari, however Brown performed down the prospect he might depart McLaren early.
“He has no exit clause,” McLaren Racing CEO Brown informed Sky Sports activities F1.
“On the finish of the day, on the finish of his contract, if we’re not performing properly and he does not really feel like he can win races and compete for the championship, then I believe anyone, driver or group member by the way in which (would take into account leaving), we’re all right here to win.
“He has a contract with us and extra importantly he’s very completely happy right here and he sees the progress we’re making, and he’s a group participant.
“So even contracts apart, it is just about he is in a contented surroundings, he is up for the journey, and we have got time to show to him that we will give him a automobile that is able to profitable.
“In the mean time it is fairly simple, but when we’re sitting right here in two years and his contract is coming to an finish, then it is a totally different state of affairs if we do not carry out and I might perceive him saying ‘J ‘must get right into a profitable race automobile’.
“However proper now I believe we’re all targeted on working collectively to get this automobile, so I believe it is too early to fret about something apart from spending a have a pleasant week finish.”