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 RaceNov 26th 2017 Abu Dhabi 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 Starts20
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.

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



Stoffel Vandoorne Helmets



Stoffel Vandoorne F1 Championship Season Results



Stoffel Vandoorne F1 Championships Summary

YearTeamEngineRaces1st2nd3rdPodiumsPolesLapsFastestAvg PtsPoints
2017 United Kingdom McLaren Honda190000095900.6813
2016 United Kingdom McLaren Honda1000005601.001



Stoffel Vandoorne F1 GP Race Classifications

7th2 Times
10th2 Times
11th1 Time
12th5 Times
13th1 Time
14th4 Times
Ret5 Times
DNS1 Time

Stoffel Vandoorne F1 GP Race Results

2120172017 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result2McLarenHonda13120
2020172017 Brazilian F1 GP result2McLarenHonda12Retcollision damage0
1920172017 Mexican F1 GP result2McLarenHonda19120
1820172017 US F1 GP result2McLarenHonda20120
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 Alonso7613170000910613
Jenson Button16180000001010



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December 11, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Prost: Vandoorne 'even better' than Alonso

Dec.4 - Stoffel Vandoorne is now knocking on the door of performing "even better" than Fernando Alonso. That is the view of F1 legend Alain Prost, referring to the development..

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Vandoorne 'felt self-doubt' during tough 2017

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November 26, 2017 with 0 Comments.

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Hamilton unsure Vandoorne is future champion

Nov.21 - Lewis Hamilton says he is not sure if Stoffel Vandoorne can become a world champion. Hamilton won his fourth crown in 2017, but many consider Belgian Vandoorne as a..

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