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Stoffel Vandoorne in the garage.
NameStoffel Vandoorne
CountryBelgium Belgium
Place of BirthKortrijk
Date of BirthMar 26th 1992 - 25 years old
First RaceApr 3rd 2016 Bahrain F1 GP result
Last RaceMar 26th 2017 Australian F1 GP result
Best Qualifying12 - Apr 3rd 2016 Bahrain F1 GP result
Best Result10 - Apr 3rd 2016 Bahrain F1 GP result

Stoffel Vandoorne races car no. 2 for McLaren

Stoffel Vandoorne F1 statistics:

Races2
Drivers' Titles0
Victories0
Poles0
Podiums0
Points1
Fastest Laps0
Laps111

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Biography

 

Stoffel Vandoorne Biography

Stoffel Vandoorne in the pits.

Stoffel Vandoorne pits during the 2016 Bahrain GP

Vandoorne start his racing career with karting and won the Belgian KF2 championship in 2008 and became second in the CIK-FIA World Cup.

In 2010 he took part of the F4 Europcup 1.6 to become champion in his debut season. Next year he switched to the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 were he won the championship in 2012.

In 2013 he drove for the Fortec Motorsports team in the Renault 3.5 series. In 2013 He also got selected for the McLaren Formula 1 Young Drivers Program. In that program fellow racers like Kevin Magnussen and Nyck de Vries participated.

Stoffel started his first Renault 3.5 series race from pole and also won that race. He became 2nd in the championship behind Kevin Magnussen.

Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren MCL32, Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.

Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren MCL32, Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.

The next year 2014 he was reserve driver for McLaren and drove at the GP2 series. Again he won the first race of the season and became 2nd in the championship behind Jolyon Palmer. The following 2015 season he also drove for ART Grand Prix and won the first four races and became champion with a impressive difference of 160 point to runner up Alexander Rossi.

In 2016 he stayed reserve driver at McLaren. To prepare himself for a 2017 race seat at McLaren, he drove at the Japanese Super Formula. Because Fernando Alonso wasn't able to race after his heavy crash during the Australian Grand Prix he could drive his first F1 race in Bahrain. He started 12th and drove a strong race to finish 10th and scored his first ever F1 point. He even scored the first point for McLaren that season.

During the Italian Grand Prix weekend McLaren announced Stoffel as their race driver next to Alonso for 2017 to replace Jenson Button.

Official Stoffel Vandoorne website: http://stoffelvandoorne.com/

Helmets

 

Stoffel Vandoorne Helmets

Championships

 

Stoffel Vandoorne F1 Championship Results

YearTeamEngineRaces1st2nd3rdPodiumsPolesLapsFastestAvg PtsPoints
2017 United Kingdom McLaren Honda1000005500.000
2016 United Kingdom McLaren Honda1000005601.001

Results

 

Stoffel Vandoorne F1 GP Race Results

YearRaceNoTeamEngineGridPosRetiredPts
220172017 Australian F1 GP result47McLarenHonda18130
120162016 Bahrain F1 GP result47McLarenHonda12101

Podiums

 

Stoffel Vandoorne F1 Podium Finishes

YearRaceNoTeamEngineGridPosRetiredPts

Poles

 

Stoffel Vandoorne F1 Pole Positions

YearRaceNoTeamEngineGridPosRetiredPts

Teammate Comparison

 

Stoffel Vandoorne Teammate Comparison

SeasonTeamTeam MateBest PosPointsWinsPolesPositionQualifying
2016McLarenJenson Button10201000001010
2017McLarenFernando Alonso13140000001001

News

 

Latest Stoffel VandoorneStroll News

Vandoorne says McLaren slowest car in F1

Mar.27 - Fernando Alonso is not the only team driver who is highly critical of former F1 grandee McLaren-Honda's current predicament. Many observers have interpreted Alonso's..

March 27, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Webber: Alonso could quit McLaren mid-season

Mar.26 - Mark Webber thinks his long-time F1 friend Fernando Alonso could soon quit McLaren. Australian Webber, who is now a television pundit, said in Melbourne that the third..

March 26, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Jos Verstappen fears for Vandoorne career

Mar.25 - Jos Verstappen has added to the widespread criticism of McLaren's hapless works engine partner Honda. The former F1 driver, and father of Red Bull sensation Max..

March 25, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Villeneuve: Vandoorne only has to beat Alonso

Mar.14 - Jacques Villeneuve has played down the impact McLaren-Honda's current situation will have on Stoffel Vandoorne. Belgian Vandoorne, 24, is a highly-rated rookie whose full..

March 14, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Vandoorne: McLaren drivers must control frustration

Mar.10 - Stoffel Vandoorne says he and McLaren-Honda teammate Fernando Alonso need to keep their frustration under control. Ahead of the works Anglo-Japanese collaboration's third..

March 10, 2017.

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