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  1. Friday 28 April 2017

  2. 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…

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  3. 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…

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  4. Tuesday 25 April 2017

  5. 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…

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  6. Thursday 20 April 2017

  7. 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…

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  8. Monday 17 April 2017

  9. 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…

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  10. Sunday 16 April 2017

  11. 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…

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  12. Saturday 15 April 2017

  13. 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…

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  14. Friday 14 April 2017

  15. 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…

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  16. Tuesday 4 April 2017

  17. 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.

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  18. Tuesday 28 March 2017

  19. 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…

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  20. Monday 27 March 2017

  21. 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…

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  22. Sunday 26 March 2017

  23. 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…

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  24. Friday 24 March 2017

  25. 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…

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  26. Thursday 9 March 2017

  27. 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…

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  28. Wednesday 8 March 2017

  29. 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…

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  30. Tuesday 7 March 2017

  31. 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…

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  32. Friday 3 March 2017

  33. 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…

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  34. Thursday 2 March 2017

  35. 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…

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  36. Tuesday 28 February 2017

  37. 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…

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  38. 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…

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  39. Saturday 25 February 2017

  40. 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…

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  41. Saturday 4 February 2017

  42. 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…

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  43. Thursday 2 February 2017

  44. 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…

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  45. Friday 27 January 2017

  46. 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…

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  47. Tuesday 27 December 2016

  48. 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…

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  49. Monday 19 December 2016

  50. 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…

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  51. Friday 16 December 2016

  52. 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…

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  53. Monday 12 December 2016

  54. 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
  55. Sunday 30 October 2016

  56. 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…

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  57. Thursday 13 October 2016

  58. 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
  59. Saturday 1 October 2016

  60. 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…

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  61. Saturday 24 September 2016

  62. 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…

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  63. Saturday 10 September 2016

  64. 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…

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  65. Sunday 4 September 2016

  66. 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…

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  67. Saturday 3 September 2016

  68. 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…

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  69. 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…

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  70. Saturday 27 August 2016

  71. 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
  72. Friday 29 July 2016

  73. 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
  74. Saturday 16 July 2016

  75. 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
  76. Friday 15 July 2016

  77. 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
  78. Tuesday 12 July 2016

  79. 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
  80. Saturday 2 July 2016

  81. 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
  82. Thursday 16 June 2016

  83. 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
  84. Thursday 19 May 2016

  85. 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…

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  86. Tuesday 10 May 2016

  87. Vandoorne set for Barcelona test run 14:42

    Vandoorne set for Barcelona test run

    McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne will receive extra running in the Honda-powered MP4-31 during the post-Spanish Grand Prix test in Barcelona next…

    F1
  88. Sunday 24 April 2016

  89. Vandoorne takes podium on debut at Suzuka 08:53

    Vandoorne takes podium on debut at Suzuka

    McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne finished on the podium as he made his Super Formula debut at Suzuka on Sunday. Vandoorne, racing for the…

    Misc
  90. Thursday 21 April 2016

  91. Vandoorne set for Super Formula debut 14:14

    Vandoorne set for Super Formula debut

    McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne is set for his debut in the Super Formula championship at Suzuka this weekend. Vandoorne swept to last year's GP2…

    Misc
  92. Saturday 16 April 2016

  93. Boullier: Vandoorne has nothing to prove 04:44

    Boullier: Vandoorne has nothing to prove

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne has nothing left to prove and merely needs an opportunity to race full-time in…

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  94. Monday 4 April 2016

  95. Winners and Losers: Bahrain Grand Prix 16:06

    Winners and Losers: Bahrain Grand Prix

    Mercedes' Nico Rosberg collected his second victory of the year as his rivals encountered problems, while others shone beneath the lights. GPUpdate.net presents…

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  96. Sunday 3 April 2016

  97. Vandoorne gets 'bonus' point on debut 19:11

    Vandoorne gets 'bonus' point on debut

    McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne expressed his delight at rounding off an impressive Grand Prix debut in Bahrain with a "bonus" point. Vandoorne, the team's…

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  98. Saturday 2 April 2016

  99. Vandoorne 'maximised everything' to beat Button 18:16

    Vandoorne 'maximised everything' to beat Button

    Formula 1 debutant Stoffel Vandoorne says he "maximised everything" as he out-qualified McLaren team-mate Jenson Button at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Vandoorne…

    F1
  100. Boullier praises Vandoorne professionalism 06:47

    Boullier praises Vandoorne professionalism

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier praised the conduct of reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne after he stepped up to fill the place of Fernando Alonso in…

    F1
  101. Friday 1 April 2016

  102. Vandoorne thankful for Alonso guidance 19:07

    Vandoorne thankful for Alonso guidance

    Formula 1 debutant Stoffel Vandoorne praised Fernando Alonso for his assistance as the Belgian prepares to take part in this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix for…

    F1
  103. Thursday 31 March 2016

  104. Vandoorne to use number 47 for debut 14:52

    Vandoorne to use number 47 for debut

    Stoffel Vandoorne will use the number 47 for his Formula 1 debut at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Vandoorne, McLaren's reserve driver, has been called up to…

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  105. Overview: Vandoorne's path to Formula 1 14:42

    Overview: Vandoorne's path to Formula 1

    Stoffel Vandoorne will make his Formula 1 debut in place of Fernando Alonso in Bahrain this weekend. GPUpdate.net provides an overview of the 24-year-old…

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  106. Tuesday 15 March 2016

  107. McLaren: Vandoorne to be ready in 2017 10:26

    McLaren: Vandoorne to be ready in 2017

    McLaren's Ron Dennis says he expects reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne "to be ready" for a Formula 1 graduation with the team in 2017, should a seat become…

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  108. Sunday 28 February 2016

  109. Vandoorne ready for 'step into the unknown' 16:02

    Vandoorne ready for 'step into the unknown'

    McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne says he is taking a "step into the unknown" as he prepares to compete in the Japan-based Super Formula championship…

    F1
  110. Wednesday 24 February 2016

  111. Vandoorne targets Formula 1 seat in 2017 15:13

    Vandoorne targets Formula 1 seat in 2017

    McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne says he is determined to make the step up to Formula 1 in 2017, as he prepares to dovetail his duties in the sport with…

    F1
  112. Saturday 29 April 2017

  113. 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…

  114. 01:00

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

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