Stoffel Vandoorne information & statistics

Stoffel Vandoorne
NameStoffel Vandoorne
CountryBelgium Belgium
Place of BirthKortrijk
Date of BirthMar 26th 1992 - 25 years old
First RaceApr 3rd 2016 Bahrain F1 GP result
Last RaceOct 8th 2017 Japanese F1 GP result
Best Qualifying7th - Oct 1st 2017 Malaysian F1 GP result
Best Result7th - (2 times)

Stoffel Vandoorne races car no. 2 for McLaren

Stoffel Vandoorne F1 statistics:

Race Starts16
Drivers' Titles0
Fastest Laps0

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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.

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Stoffel Vandoorne Helmets



Stoffel Vandoorne F1 Championship Season Results



Stoffel Vandoorne F1 Championships Summary

YearTeamEngineRaces1st2nd3rdPodiumsPolesLapsFastestAvg PtsPoints
2017 United Kingdom McLaren Honda150000078000.8713
2016 United Kingdom McLaren Honda1000005601.001



Stoffel Vandoorne F1 GP Race Classifications

7th2 Times
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14th4 Times
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Stoffel Vandoorne F1 GP Race Results

1720172017 Japanese F1 GP result2McLarenHonda9140
1620172017 Singapore F1 GP result2McLarenHonda976
1520172017 Malaysian F1 GP result2McLarenHonda776
1420172017 Italian F1 GP result2McLarenHonda18Retpower unit0
1320172017 Belgian F1 GP result2McLarenHonda20140
1220172017 Hungarian F1 GP result2McLarenHonda8101
1120172017 British F1 GP result2McLarenHonda8110
1020172017 Austrian F1 GP result2McLarenHonda13120
920172017 Azerbaijan F1 GP result2McLarenHonda12120
820172017 Canadian F1 GP result2McLarenHonda16140
720172017 Monaco F1 GP result2McLarenHonda12RetCrashed0
620172017 Spanish F1 GP result2McLarenHonda19RetPower Unit0
520172017 Russian F1 GP result2McLarenHonda20140
420172017 Bahrain F1 GP result2McLarenHonda17DNS0
320172017 Chinese F1 GP result2McLarenHonda15Retfuel problem0
220172017 Australian F1 GP result2McLarenHonda18130
120162016 Bahrain F1 GP result47McLarenHonda12101



Stoffel Vandoorne F1 Podium Finishes




Stoffel Vandoorne F1 Pole Positions


Teammate Comparison


Stoffel Vandoorne Teammate Comparison

SeasonTeamTeam MateBest PosPointsWinsPolesPositionQualifying
2016McLarenJenson Button10201000001010
2017McLarenFernando Alonso76131000008769
Jenson Button16180000001010



Latest Stoffel Vandoorne News

Boullier: Vandoorne struggled in F1 spotlight

Oct.11 - McLaren is now happy with the performance of Stoffel Vandoorne. Earlier, the British team expressed concern about how the Belgian rookie was struggling to adapt to life..

October 11, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Boullier still pushing for Alonso signature

Oct.7 - Eric Boullier is pushing hard to get Fernando Alonso's signature on a McLaren contract for 2018. It appears that the two sides are headed for a new deal following the..

October 7, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Alonso: McLaren can win with Renault power

Oct.6 - Fernando Alonso thinks Renault can power McLaren to race wins in 2018. The Spaniard's future is still unclear, but it is believed he is talking over only minor details..

October 6, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Brawn impressed by rookies Vandoorne & Stroll

Oct.5 - Ross Brawn says two F1 rookies have impressed him this year. That is despite the fact that Stoffel Vandoorne and Lance Stroll initially struggled in 2017. But Brawn, the..

October 5, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Honda success would make McLaren look 'silly'

Oct.3 - Zak Brown admits McLaren team management will look "silly" if Honda takes a huge step forward in 2018. After three years of struggling with the Japanese marque, McLaren..

October 3, 2017 with 3 Comments.

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