As for whether Norris might simply stay with Campos Racing for 2018, Campos answered: "I don't know yet what they want to do for 2018.We are working at the moment with (former F1 engineer) Toni Cuquerella as an advisor and he will be with us at the last race.Lando Norris will make his Formula 2 debut in Abu Dhabi this weekend.Recently, Mc Laren said the 18-year-old will replace Jenson Button as the official reserve driver in 2018.
The South African company has seldom shied away from making offshore acquisitions.
Emerging markets internet giant, Naspers has bought eastern European classified website Slando.
Slando is the creation of Michael Pennington and Simon Crookall, who also founded the massively successful online classifieds site Gumtree, which was bought by e Bay in 2005.
One of its most significant acquisitions was the 46.5% stake it acquired in Tencent Holdings limited in 2001. With an estimated 702-million active users, QQ makes up the world’s largest online community.
Naspers also has a 32% interest in Mail.ru, Russian operator of Agent, an instant messaging service for desktop PCs and mobiles.