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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 RaceMay 14th 2017 Spanish 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:

Races6
Race Starts5
Drivers' Titles0
Victories0
Poles0
Podiums0
Points1
Fastest Laps0
Laps219

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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 Honda40000016300.000
2016 United Kingdom McLaren Honda1000005601.001

Results

 

Stoffel Vandoorne F1 GP Race Results

YearRaceNoTeamEngineGridPosRetiredPts
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

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 Alonso13120000002305

News

 

Latest Stoffel Vandoorne News

Boullier: Vandoorne to tweak driving style

May 14 - Stoffel Vandoorne is working on tweaking his driving style to better adapt to formula one. That is the claim of McLaren boss Eric Boullier, when asked by the Belgian..

May 14, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Vandoorne plays down regular Alonso defeats

May 13 - Stoffel Vandoorne has played down the fact that he usually trails McLaren-Honda teammate Fernando Alonso's pace. The Belgian entered F1 this year as a highly rated..

May 13, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Webber: Honda crisis threatens McLaren future

May 10 - McLaren's performance crisis is risking the entire future of the great British marque. That is the concern of former F1 driver Mark Webber, who thinks the only figure who..

May 10, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Boullier: McLaren crisis 'worse' for Alonso

Apr.24 - McLaren-Honda's performance crisis is "worse" for Fernando Alonso than it is for his rookie 2017 teammate Stoffel Vandoorne. That is the claim of the struggling,..

April 24, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Boullier: Vandoorne can relax amid McLaren crisis

Apr.20 - Eric Boullier insists F1 rookie Stoffel Vandoorne is "not under pressure" amid McLaren-Honda's current performance crisis. One analysis of the situation might be that..

April 20, 2017 with 1 Comment.

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