Month: January 2016


2015 GP2 Series Round 11.
Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Saturday 28 November 2015.
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) 
Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
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Vandoorne: No guarantees of McLaren F1 seat in 2017

GP2 series champion Stoffel Vandoorne says he has been given no guarantees that he will have a race seat at the McLaren Formula 1 team in 2017. The Belgian dominated GP2 during the 2015 season, taking seven wins and 16 podiums on his way to the title. But despite his commanding year, Vandoorne has found […]

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Stoffel Vandoorne believes he can avoid Kevin Magnussen’s F1 fate

McLaren reserve Stoffel Vandoorne hopes his proposed Super Formula campaign will boost his chances of a 2017 Formula 1 drive and avoid him suffering the same fate as Kevin Magnussen. After a season racing alongside Jenson Button at McLaren in 2014, Magnussen was demoted to reserve as the team chose to keep Button in the […]

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McLaren happy for Stoffel Vandoorne to race in Super Formula

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says competing in Japan’s Super Formula class would be a “good preparation” for Stoffel Vandoorne before stepping up to Formula 1. Vandoorne romped to the 2015 GP2 title, but with F1 world champions Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button sticking around, McLaren has no room to promote its junior star. With […]

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