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  1. Thursday 17 August 2017

  2. Mid-season review: McLaren-Honda's woes 08:42

    Mid-season review: McLaren-Honda's woes

    GPUpdate.net continues its mid-season review series with McLaren-Honda, which has lacked reliability and performance, restricting prospects for driver pairing…

    F1
  3. Wednesday 16 August 2017

  4. Vandoorne making 'big steps' at every race 12:19

    Vandoorne making 'big steps' at every race

    Stoffel Vandoorne feels that he is making "big steps" forward at every Grand Prix following a difficult start to his first full-time season in Formula 1 with…

    F1
  5. Monday 7 August 2017

  6. Vandoorne: McLaren should target fourth best 11:32

    Vandoorne: McLaren should target fourth best

    Stoffel Vandoorne believes McLaren-Honda should aim to lead the midfield charge, after encouraging performances in the two events prior to Formula 1's summer…

    F1
  7. Wednesday 2 August 2017

  8. Vandoorne hails 'very productive' start to test 07:18

    Vandoorne hails 'very productive' start to test

    Stoffel Vandoorne described McLaren-Honda's start to the second in-season test at the Hungaroring as "very productive", despite a stoppage prior to…

    F1
  9. Tuesday 1 August 2017

  10. Boullier hails 'utterly sensational' Alonso 13:22

    Boullier hails 'utterly sensational' Alonso

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier labelled Fernando Alonso's drive at the Hungarian Grand Prix as "utterly sensational", after the Spaniard claimed sixth…

    F1
  11. Vandoorne tops morning session in Hungary 12:02

    Vandoorne tops morning session in Hungary

    McLaren-Honda driver Stoffel Vandoorne clocked the quickest time during the opening morning of Formula 1's in-season test session at the Hungaroring, narrowly…

    F1
  12. Monday 31 July 2017

  13. Vandoorne pleased to grab top 10 chance 11:32

    Vandoorne pleased to grab top 10 chance

    Stoffel Vandoorne expressed satisfaction at grabbing his first point of the 2017 Formula 1 campaign at the Hungarian Grand Prix, equalling his best result in…

    F1
  14. Sunday 30 July 2017

  15. Alonso keen to score 'much needed' points 09:02

    Alonso keen to score 'much needed' points

    Fernando Alonso has urged full concentration at McLaren-Honda in order to convert top 10 starting positions into "much needed" points in the Hungarian Grand…

    F1
  16. Thursday 27 July 2017

  17. Reaction: Formula 1 drivers on halo device 15:37

    Reaction: Formula 1 drivers on halo device

    Formula 1 drivers were quizzed about the planned introduction of the halo head protection device for the 2018 season during media day at the Hungarian Grand…

    F1
  18. Monday 24 July 2017

  19. Alonso targets 'trouble-free' event, points 14:04

    Alonso targets 'trouble-free' event, points

    Fernando Alonso is optimistic that McLaren-Honda can enjoy a "trouble-free weekend" at the Hungarian Grand Prix, in order to grab points at a venue where less…

    F1
  20. Thursday 20 July 2017

  21. Vandoorne concludes wet Magny Cours test 15:39

    Vandoorne concludes wet Magny Cours test

    McLaren-Honda's Stoffel Vandoorne concluded Pirelli's two-day wet-weather test at former French Grand Prix venue Magny Cours on Thursday. Pirelli is…

    F1
  22. Wednesday 19 July 2017

  23. Three teams carry out Pirelli tyre testing 18:28

    Three teams carry out Pirelli tyre testing

    Williams, Haas and McLaren carried out further 2018 tyre testing with Pirelli at Silverstone and Magny Cours respectively on Wednesday. Pirelli is permitted 25…

    F1
  24. Saturday 15 July 2017

  25. Overview: Alonso's 330 lost grid places 19:16

    Overview: Alonso's 330 lost grid places

    Fernando Alonso's car has racked up 345 places worth of engine-related grid penalties since he returned to McLaren in 2015, when the team reunited with Honda…

    F1
  26. Vandoorne lifted by McLaren Q3 place 17:45

    Vandoorne lifted by McLaren Q3 place

    Stoffel Vandoorne believes the progress made by himself and McLaren over the past few races was demonstrated during qualifying for the British Grand Prix, as he…

    F1
  27. Saturday 8 July 2017

  28. Alonso: McLaren 'definitely moving forward' 15:51

    Alonso: McLaren 'definitely moving forward'

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda is "definitely moving forward" after coming close to a Q3 appearance during qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix. Honda…

    F1
  29. Thursday 6 July 2017

  30. McLaren pair cautious over 'Spec 3' PU 16:50

    McLaren pair cautious over 'Spec 3' PU

    McLaren duo Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne have cut a cautious tone over Honda's 'Spec 3' power unit, which will be introduced to both MCL32s at this…

    F1
  31. Friday 30 June 2017

  32. Vandoorne: Baku controversy 'positive' for F1 07:12

    Vandoorne: Baku controversy 'positive' for F1

    Stoffel Vandoorne reckons the controversy involving Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in Azerbaijan was "positive" for Formula 1, given the emotions on…

    F1
  33. Tuesday 27 June 2017

  34. Honda to bring 'Spec 3' PU to Austrian GP 11:24

    Honda to bring 'Spec 3' PU to Austrian GP

    Honda chief Yusuke Hasegawa has confirmed that its 'Spec 3' power unit will be introduced at the Austrian Grand Prix, following a successful test in…

    F1
  35. Monday 26 June 2017

  36. Vandoorne: Impossible to pass Saubers 14:04

    Vandoorne: Impossible to pass Saubers

    McLaren-Honda's Stoffel Vandoorne says it was "impossible" to pass Sauber pair Marcus Ericsson and Pascal Wehrlein in Azerbaijan as his wait for a first 2017…

    F1
  37. Saturday 24 June 2017

  38. Alonso's grid penalty now up to 40 places 10:31

    Alonso's grid penalty now up to 40 places

    McLaren-Honda has confirmed that Fernando Alonso's grid penalty for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix is now up to 40 places, after installing further new power unit…

    F1
  39. Friday 23 June 2017

  40. Alonso, Vandoorne get initial 15-place drops 12:09

    Alonso, Vandoorne get initial 15-place drops

    McLaren-Honda pair Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne have both initially landed 15-place grid penalties for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, after taking on fresh…

    F1
  41. Thursday 22 June 2017

  42. Vandoorne also set for Baku grid drop 12:24

    Vandoorne also set for Baku grid drop

    Stoffel Vandoorne says he is set to join McLaren-Honda team-mate Fernando Alonso in taking engine-related grid penalties at this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand…

    F1
  43. Friday 16 June 2017

  44. Feature: Which F1 drivers need a big race? 10:00

    Feature: Which F1 drivers need a big race?

    We're over a third of the way into the new Formula 1 campaign and a handful of drivers are struggling to make their mark on the championship. GPUpdate.net looks…

    F1
  45. Monday 12 June 2017

  46. Vandoorne was a 'sitting duck' in race 11:06

    Vandoorne was a 'sitting duck' in race

    McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne described himself as a "sitting duck" during the Canadian Grand Prix due to Honda's straight-line speed deficit. Vandoorne…

    F1
  47. Saturday 10 June 2017

  48. Vandoorne hit by another MGU-H problem 09:36

    Vandoorne hit by another MGU-H problem

    McLaren-Honda driver Stoffel Vandoorne was hindered by another MGU-H problem during practice for the Canadian Grand Prix, curtailing his running. The…

    F1
  49. Thursday 1 June 2017

  50. Vandoorne gets own grandstand for Spa 12:24

    Vandoorne gets own grandstand for Spa

    McLaren-Honda driver Stoffel Vandoorne has announced that he will have his own grandstand available for fans at this year's Belgian Grand Prix. Vandoorne…

    F1
  51. Monday 29 May 2017

  52. Ericsson blames brakes for SC accident 12:39

    Ericsson blames brakes for SC accident

    Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson has blamed overheating brakes and cold tyres on his race-ending accident behind the Safety Car during the Monaco Grand…

    F1
  53. Saturday 27 May 2017

  54. Vandoorne upbeat despite Q2 crash 16:48

    Vandoorne upbeat despite Q2 crash

    Stoffel Vandoorne says he is upbeat over his and McLaren-Honda's progress, despite his qualifying session in Monaco coming to a premature end after a Q2…

    F1
  55. Tuesday 16 May 2017

  56. Vandoorne makes 'first overtake' of 2017 16:02

    Vandoorne makes 'first overtake' of 2017

    Stoffel Vandoorne says a move on Jolyon Palmer at the Spanish Grand Prix was the first of his so far challenging full rookie campaign in Formula…

    F1
  57. Monday 15 May 2017

  58. Spanish Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:54

    Spanish Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton claimed victory in a thrilling duel against title rival Sebastian Vettel, with several sub-plots through the field. GPUpdate.net presents its…

    F1
  59. Sunday 14 May 2017

  60. Vandoorne gets grid penalty for Monaco 15:32

    Vandoorne gets grid penalty for Monaco

    Stoffel Vandoorne has been handed a three-place grid penalty for the upcoming round in Monaco after colliding with Felipe Massa during the Spanish Grand…

    F1
  61. Vandoorne gets 10-place grid penalty 10:56

    Vandoorne gets 10-place grid penalty

    McLaren-Honda driver Stoffel Vandoorne will take a 10-place grid penalty for the Spanish Grand Prix, having moved on to further new power unit…

    F1
  62. Monday 1 May 2017

  63. Vandoorne: 14th reflects McLaren's position 13:14

    Vandoorne: 14th reflects McLaren's position

    McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne says his 14th-place finish at the Russian Grand Prix is a "fair reflection" of the team's current standing in Formula 1's pecking…

    F1
  64. Friday 28 April 2017

  65. Vandoorne to get 15-place grid penalty 11:40

    Vandoorne to get 15-place grid penalty

    McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne will take a 15-place grid penalty at the Russian Grand Prix, after a precarious engine situation got even worse in…

    F1
  66. Vandoorne moves closer to engine penalty 11:05

    Vandoorne moves closer to engine penalty

    McLaren-Honda driver Stoffel Vandoorne is moving closer to an engine-related grid penalty after taking on new power unit elements for this weekend's Russian…

    F1
  67. Tuesday 25 April 2017

  68. Alonso targets two-car McLaren finish 07:32

    Alonso targets two-car McLaren finish

    Fernando Alonso hopes that McLaren-Honda will be able to record a two-car finish at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix, after a tough start to the…

    F1
  69. Thursday 20 April 2017

  70. Vandoorne hails 'best day this season' 07:14

    Vandoorne hails 'best day this season'

    Stoffel Vandoorne described McLaren-Honda's conclusion to the opening in-season test at the Sakhir circuit as the team's "best day this season so far", after a…

    F1
  71. Monday 17 April 2017

  72. Vandoorne sure of McLaren turnaround 17:32

    Vandoorne sure of McLaren turnaround

    Stoffel Vandoorne has insisted he retains faith in McLaren-Honda to make gains after its dismal start to the season continued in Bahrain, but was unable to…

    F1
  73. Sunday 16 April 2017

  74. Vandoorne a non-starter after PU problem 15:58

    Vandoorne a non-starter after PU problem

    McLaren-Honda's Stoffel Vandoorne was unable to start the Bahrain Grand Prix after yet another power unit problem developed inside his MCL32. Vandoorne was…

    F1
  75. Saturday 15 April 2017

  76. Vandoorne going into qualifying 'a bit blind' 11:28

    Vandoorne going into qualifying 'a bit blind'

    McLaren-Honda driver Stoffel Vandoorne has admitted that he will be going into qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix "a bit blind" after enduring technical…

    F1
  77. Friday 14 April 2017

  78. No running for Button at Bahrain test 11:02

    No running for Button at Bahrain test

    Jenson Button will not get any running at the post-Bahrain Grand Prix test, with McLaren-Honda confirming that Stoffel Vandoorne and Oliver Turvey are to…

    F1
  79. Tuesday 4 April 2017

  80. Video of the Day: McLaren's 'Unexpected Race' 05:36

    Video of the Day: McLaren's 'Unexpected Race'

    Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne take part in an 'Unexpected Race' around Chandon vineyards.

    F1
  81. Tuesday 28 March 2017

  82. Webber: Alonso might not do whole season 09:45

    Webber: Alonso might not do whole season

    Ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Webber has suggested that Fernando Alonso might not see out the 2017 season with McLaren-Honda, as he is "frustrated like hell" with…

    F1
  83. Monday 27 March 2017

  84. Vandoorne: McLaren race finish a milestone 12:02

    Vandoorne: McLaren race finish a milestone

    Stoffel Vandoorne says that reaching the finish of the Australian Grand Prix represented a milestone for McLaren-Honda, admitting that the team expected both…

    F1
  85. Sunday 26 March 2017

  86. Alonso: McLaren 'better than expected' 02:32

    Alonso: McLaren 'better than expected'

    Fernando Alonso says that McLaren-Honda's Australian Grand Prix weekend has gone "better than we'd expected" after pre-season testing. McLaren and Honda…

    F1
  87. Friday 24 March 2017

  88. McLaren-Honda lifted by improved reliability 11:01

    McLaren-Honda lifted by improved reliability

    Honda chief Yusuke Hasegawa says the manufacturer was lifted by its improved reliability during practice for the Australian Grand Prix, following a troubled…

    F1
  89. Thursday 9 March 2017

  90. McLaren-Honda confirms electrical issue 12:37

    McLaren-Honda confirms electrical issue

    Honda has confirmed that an electrical issue twice caused Stoffel Vandoorne's McLaren MCL32 to stop out on track during the final hour of Thursday morning's…

    F1
  91. Wednesday 8 March 2017

  92. Vandoorne: 'Large chunk' still completed 08:19

    Vandoorne: 'Large chunk' still completed

    Stoffel Vandoorne says McLaren was still able to complete a "large chunk" of its test programme on Tuesday, despite another problem with Honda's power…

    F1
  93. Tuesday 7 March 2017

  94. Honda forced to change power unit again 12:44

    Honda forced to change power unit again

    Honda has been forced to undertake another power unit change after an electrical issue was detected with Stoffel Vandoorne's McLaren on the opening morning of…

    F1
  95. Friday 3 March 2017

  96. Vandoorne optimistic after test improvement 14:06

    Vandoorne optimistic after test improvement

    Stoffel Vandoorne expressed his optimism as McLaren-Honda bounced back from a difficult first half of the opening pre-season test to add much-needed mileage to…

    F1
  97. Thursday 2 March 2017

  98. Honda 'feeling sorry' for McLaren drivers 08:32

    Honda 'feeling sorry' for McLaren drivers

    Honda chief Yusuke Hasegawa has apologised to McLaren pair Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne over the lack of mileage during testing so far, relative to the…

    F1
  99. Tuesday 28 February 2017

  100. Vandoorne: McLaren needs smooth day 18:27

    Vandoorne: McLaren needs smooth day

    Stoffel Vandoorne has admitted that McLaren-Honda "need a day with a lot of laps" after another troubled start to pre-season testing at the Circuit de…

    F1
  101. More testing trouble for McLaren-Honda 13:11

    More testing trouble for McLaren-Honda

    McLaren-Honda faced further technical problems on the second day of pre-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with another power unit change…

    F1
  102. Saturday 25 February 2017

  103. McLaren confirms driver line-up for testing 09:53

    McLaren confirms driver line-up for testing

    McLaren has confirmed its driver schedule for next week's opening pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Home favourite Fernando Alonso will…

    F1
  104. Saturday 4 February 2017

  105. Overview: Main driver moves for 2017 09:32

    Overview: Main driver moves for 2017

    Several drivers and riders have swapped teams across leading motorsport categories in 2017. GPUpdate.net takes a look at some of the biggest moves that have…

    F1
  106. Thursday 2 February 2017

  107. Vandoorne curious over cornering speeds 14:23

    Vandoorne curious over cornering speeds

    McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne says he is eager to discover the full potential of Formula 1's new generation of cars when pre-season testing gets under way…

    F1
  108. Friday 27 January 2017

  109. McLaren: Alonso 'the best in the world' 11:24

    McLaren: Alonso 'the best in the world'

    Double Formula 1 World Champion Fernando Alonso is "the best driver in the world" of motorsport and remains fully committed to McLaren, according to Zak Brown…

    F1
  110. Tuesday 27 December 2016

  111. Where are the 'Stars of the Future' now? 09:45

    Where are the 'Stars of the Future' now?

    Prior to the start of the 2015 season, GPUpdate.net identified 10 young drivers to keep an eye on as they worked their way up the motorsport ladder. Now…

    Misc
  112. Monday 19 December 2016

  113. 2016 review: McLaren-Honda make gains 08:01

    2016 review: McLaren-Honda make gains

    GPUpdate.net's end-of-season reviews continue with McLaren-Honda, which continued to make progress in 2016, as Fernando Alonso returned to his best, and Jenson…

    F1
  114. Friday 16 December 2016

  115. Vandoorne: 2017 car looks 'very aggressive' 09:18

    Vandoorne: 2017 car looks 'very aggressive'

    Stoffel Vandoorne has described McLaren-Honda's upcoming Formula 1 challenger, designed to new regulations, as "very cool, very futuristic and very…

    F1
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