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  1. Saturday 24 June 2017

  2. 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…

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  3. Friday 23 June 2017

  4. 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
  5. Thursday 22 June 2017

  6. 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
  7. Friday 16 June 2017

  8. 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
  9. Monday 12 June 2017

  10. 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…

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  11. Saturday 10 June 2017

  12. 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
  13. Thursday 1 June 2017

  14. 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
  15. Monday 29 May 2017

  16. 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
  17. Saturday 27 May 2017

  18. 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
  19. Tuesday 16 May 2017

  20. 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
  21. Monday 15 May 2017

  22. 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
  23. Sunday 14 May 2017

  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Monday 1 May 2017

  27. 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
  28. Friday 28 April 2017

  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. Tuesday 25 April 2017

  32. 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
  33. Thursday 20 April 2017

  34. 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
  35. Monday 17 April 2017

  36. 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
  37. Sunday 16 April 2017

  38. 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
  39. Saturday 15 April 2017

  40. 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
  41. Friday 14 April 2017

  42. 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
  43. Tuesday 4 April 2017

  44. 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
  45. Tuesday 28 March 2017

  46. 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
  47. Monday 27 March 2017

  48. 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
  49. Sunday 26 March 2017

  50. 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
  51. Friday 24 March 2017

  52. 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
  53. Thursday 9 March 2017

  54. 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
  55. Wednesday 8 March 2017

  56. 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
  57. Tuesday 7 March 2017

  58. 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
  59. Friday 3 March 2017

  60. 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
  61. Thursday 2 March 2017

  62. 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
  63. Tuesday 28 February 2017

  64. 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
  65. 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
  66. Saturday 25 February 2017

  67. 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
  68. Saturday 4 February 2017

  69. 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
  70. Thursday 2 February 2017

  71. 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
  72. Friday 27 January 2017

  73. 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
  74. Tuesday 27 December 2016

  75. 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
  76. Monday 19 December 2016

  77. 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
  78. Friday 16 December 2016

  79. 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
  80. Monday 12 December 2016

  81. Vandoorne values Super Formula stint 16:32

    Vandoorne values Super Formula stint

    Stoffel Vandoorne says that competing in the Japan-based Super Formula helped him develop as a driver, ahead of his Formula 1 graduation with McLaren-Honda in…

    F1
  82. Sunday 30 October 2016

  83. Vandoorne caps Super Formula year with win 08:46

    Vandoorne caps Super Formula year with win

    McLaren protégé Stoffel Vandoorne capped his Super Formula campaign with victory in the second race of the Suzuka finale on Sunday. Vandoorne has raced in…

    Misc
  84. Thursday 13 October 2016

  85. Honda hopes to benefit from Vandoorne 14:47

    Honda hopes to benefit from Vandoorne

    Honda chief Yusuke Hasegawa is optimistic that Stoffel Vandoorne's experience with the manufacturer in Japan this year will be positive for the operation in…

    F1
  86. Saturday 1 October 2016

  87. Vandoorne: Positive to race next to Alonso 08:42

    Vandoorne: Positive to race next to Alonso

    Stoffel Vandoorne reckons it is "positive" that he will be racing alongside Fernando Alonso at McLaren next season, due to the Spaniard's standing within the…

    F1
  88. Saturday 24 September 2016

  89. Vandoorne: 2017 was 'last chance' for seat 15:52

    Vandoorne: 2017 was 'last chance' for seat

    McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne says he knew he had to secure a full-time Formula 1 seat in 2017 if he was to ever graduate to the sport's top echelon. Vandoorne…

    F1
  90. Saturday 10 September 2016

  91. Vandoorne takes maiden Super Formula win 08:36

    Vandoorne takes maiden Super Formula win

    McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne propelled himself into title contention in Super Formula as he cruised to his maiden victory in the category during the first race…

    Misc
  92. Sunday 4 September 2016

  93. Alonso excited by Vandoorne partnership 10:04

    Alonso excited by Vandoorne partnership

    Fernando Alonso says that he is excited by the prospect of racing alongside Stoffel Vandoorne in 2017 and also hailed current McLaren team-mate Jenson…

    F1
  94. Saturday 3 September 2016

  95. Vandoorne thrilled to land 2017 McLaren seat 16:05

    Vandoorne thrilled to land 2017 McLaren seat

    Stoffel Vandoorne has described his promotion to a McLaren seat for 2017 as an "enormous honour", after the team confirmed he will race alongside Fernando…

    F1
  96. Button to step aside for Vandoorne in 2017 15:55

    Button to step aside for Vandoorne in 2017

    Jenson Button is to step away from the Formula 1 grid for the 2017 season, during which he will carry out a new development role at McLaren, with Stoffel…

    F1
  97. Saturday 27 August 2016

  98. Wolff: I'll make sure Vandoorne gets seat 10:37

    Wolff: I'll make sure Vandoorne gets seat

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has promised to find Stoffel Vandoorne a seat in Formula 1 for the 2017 season, if McLaren-Honda does not place him alongside Fernando…

    F1
  99. Friday 29 July 2016

  100. Vandoorne downplays Manor speculation 12:20

    Vandoorne downplays Manor speculation

    McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne has played down talk that he could replace Rio Haryanto at Manor from the Belgian Grand Prix onwards as "just…

    F1
  101. Saturday 16 July 2016

  102. Vandoorne takes maiden Super Formula pole 09:59

    Vandoorne takes maiden Super Formula pole

    McLaren test and reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne has claimed his maiden Super Formula pole position after topping Saturday's qualifying session at the Fuji…

    Misc
  103. Friday 15 July 2016

  104. Vandoorne able to note McLaren progress 07:46

    Vandoorne able to note McLaren progress

    McLaren-Honda reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne says he was able to note gains with the MP4-31 compared to his previous outing in the car, during in-season…

    F1
  105. Tuesday 12 July 2016

  106. Vandoorne has 'very good feeling' over 2017 10:22

    Vandoorne has 'very good feeling' over 2017

    Stoffel Vandoorne says that he has a "very good feeling" about his Formula 1 prospects as McLaren weighs up whether to promote the Belgian to a race seat for…

    F1
  107. Saturday 2 July 2016

  108. Vandoorne gets Silverstone test day 12:26

    Vandoorne gets Silverstone test day

    McLaren-Honda reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne has confirmed that he will get another day of running in the MP4-31 during the post-British Grand Prix…

    F1
  109. Thursday 16 June 2016

  110. Alonso trusts McLaren over team-mate 11:42

    Alonso trusts McLaren over team-mate

    Fernando Alonso says he would be "happy" with either Jenson Button or Stoffel Vandoorne as his team-mate at McLaren-Honda in 2017, as the outfit holds off…

    F1
  111. Thursday 19 May 2016

  112. Vandoorne: McLaren better 'in every area' 08:45

    Vandoorne: McLaren better 'in every area'

    McLaren reserve Stoffel Vandoorne says the Honda-powered MP4-31 has improved in "every area" from his outing at the Bahrain Grand Prix to this week's in-season…

    F1
  113. Saturday 24 June 2017

  114. 01:00

    Fernando Alonso takes on McLaren team-mates Jenson Button and Stoffel Vandoorne, and ex-Formula 1 racers Mika Häkkinen and David Coulthard in a go-kart race in…

  115. 01:00

    McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne discusses his hopes of stepping up to Formula 1 in 2017.

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