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Stoffel Vandoorne information & statistics

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 RaceJul 30th 2017 Hungarian F1 GP result
Best Qualifying8th - (2 times)
Best Result10th - (2 times)

Stoffel Vandoorne races car no. 2 for McLaren

Stoffel Vandoorne F1 statistics:

Races12
Race Starts11
Drivers' Titles0
Victories0
Poles0
Podiums0
Points2
Fastest Laps0
Laps594

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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 Honda100000053800.101
2016 United Kingdom McLaren Honda1000005601.001

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 Alonso10611000005528
Jenson Button16180000001010

News

 

Latest Stoffel Vandoorne News

Alonso: McLaren wants to keep Vandoorne

Aug.8 - McLaren has confirmed claims it intends to line up with an unchanged driver lineup for 2018. After setting blistering times in the post-Hungary test, teenager Lando Norris..

August 8, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Leclerc fastest during first day of F1 testing in Hungary

FIA Formula 2 Championship leader Charles Leclerc edged McLaren’s Stoffel Vandoorne to top the timesheet on day one of the final in-season test of the 2017 Formula One..

August 3, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Vandoorne happy tide finally turning in F1

Jul.16 - Stoffel Vandoorne says he is happy the tide is finally turning on his difficult opening season in F1. Earlier, McLaren-Honda was hinting the Belgian rookie needed to up..

July 16, 2017 with 0 Comments.

With you all the way | Believe in McLaren

McLaren's fans are fans like no other. Their support knows no boundaries. This video was made from the messages of support we receive from our fans and showcasing our amazing..

July 16, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Vandoorne 'not worried' about McLaren exit

Jul.14 - Stoffel Vandoorne says he is not worried he might lose his McLaren seat at the end of the season. Although strong throughout his junior career, the Belgian rookie has..

July 14, 2017 with 0 Comments.

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Vandoorne F1 Gear

2017 McLaren F1 Cap Hamilton F1 Cap
VanDoorne F1 Shirt

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