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  1. Tuesday 12 December 2017

  2. 2017 review: McLaren-Honda ends in divorce 09:02

    2017 review: McLaren-Honda ends in divorce

    GPUpdate.net continues its team-by-team review with McLaren, which finally lost patience with Honda, as the marque's revised power unit concept led to a…

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  3. Tuesday 28 November 2017

  4. Vandoorne: MCL32 felt like a rally car 11:16

    Vandoorne: MCL32 felt like a rally car

    Stoffel Vandoorne compared the feel of his MCL32 during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to a rally car after "significant damage" compromised his prospects in Formula…

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  5. Sunday 26 November 2017

  6. McLaren adds Turvey to expanded test line-up 09:51

    McLaren adds Turvey to expanded test line-up

    McLaren test and development driver Oliver Turvey has been handed an outing at this week's post-season test, alongside racers Fernando Alonso and Stoffel…

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  7. Monday 20 November 2017

  8. Vandoorne 'more comfortable than ever' 17:24

    Vandoorne 'more comfortable than ever'

    Stoffel Vandoorne says that he feels "more comfortable than ever" at McLaren after making significant progress over the course of his first season in Formula…

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  9. Tuesday 14 November 2017

  10. McLaren drivers back tyre test cancellation 08:26

    McLaren drivers back tyre test cancellation

    McLaren drivers Stoffel Vandoorne and Lando Norris have backed the decision to cancel this week's two-day tyre test at Interlagos, amid security concerns. A…

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  11. Monday 13 November 2017

  12. Vandoorne laments missed points chance 15:04

    Vandoorne laments missed points chance

    Stoffel Vandoorne was left to rue what might have been after retiring on the opening lap of the Brazilian Grand Prix, as a result of an incident with Kevin…

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  13. Saturday 11 November 2017

  14. Alonso wary of recovering Ricciardo, Hamilton 19:10

    Alonso wary of recovering Ricciardo, Hamilton

    Fernando Alonso hailed a "fantastic" starting position for McLaren-Honda at the Brazilian Grand Prix, though remains wary of the compromised Daniel Ricciardo…

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  15. Friday 10 November 2017

  16. McLaren's long run pace boosts Vandoorne 20:22

    McLaren's long run pace boosts Vandoorne

    McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne enthused over the team's long-run performance during practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix, believing it to be one of its strongest…

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  17. Wednesday 8 November 2017

  18. Alonso's hopes raised after Mexico 'surprise' 13:25

    Alonso's hopes raised after Mexico 'surprise'

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda is approaching this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix with "a bit more expectation" after scoring a point last time out in…

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  19. Monday 30 October 2017

  20. Vandoorne felt points were up for grabs 17:08

    Vandoorne felt points were up for grabs

    McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne believes the squad's lack of straight-line speed, and a mistimed Virtual Safety Car related pit call, cost him a chance of…

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  21. Sunday 29 October 2017

  22. McLaren had 'best car' in qualifying - Alonso 10:14

    McLaren had 'best car' in qualifying - Alonso

    Fernando Alonso believes McLaren had the "best car" during qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix, though is braced for a challenging race due to his grid…

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  23. Saturday 28 October 2017

  24. Alonso: McLaren 'sacrificing' Mexico for future 09:24

    Alonso: McLaren 'sacrificing' Mexico for future

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren has to "sacrifice" its chances of a strong result at the Mexican Grand Prix, in order to boost its prospects at the final two…

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  25. Friday 27 October 2017

  26. Vandoorne back to Spec 3.7 after FP1 issue 17:04

    Vandoorne back to Spec 3.7 after FP1 issue

    McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne will revert to Honda's Spec 3.7 power unit in Mexico after an anomaly was detected on his new specification engine on Friday…

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  27. Thursday 26 October 2017

  28. Alonso, Vandoorne to get sizeable grid drops 19:29

    Alonso, Vandoorne to get sizeable grid drops

    McLaren drivers Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne will both be hit with sizeable grid penalties at this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix, after taking on an…

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  29. Tuesday 24 October 2017

  30. Alonso expects Mexican GP grid penalty 16:25

    Alonso expects Mexican GP grid penalty

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso says he is braced for a back-of-the-grid start at this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix, in the wake of his engine failure in the…

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  31. Monday 23 October 2017

  32. McLaren 'deserved' Austin points - Alonso 12:56

    McLaren 'deserved' Austin points - Alonso

    Fernando Alonso hailed an "amazing performance" from McLaren at the United States Grand Prix and believes the operation deserved points, before an MGU-H failure…

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  33. Sunday 22 October 2017

  34. Vandoorne gets additional 25-place drop 17:29

    Vandoorne gets additional 25-place drop

    Stoffel Vandoorne is set to incur an additional 25-place grid penalty for taking on new power unit components, after Honda detected an issue with his MGU-H…

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  35. Friday 20 October 2017

  36. Penalties for Hülkenberg, Vandoorne, Hartley 16:53

    Penalties for Hülkenberg, Vandoorne, Hartley

    Renault's Nico Hülkenberg, McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne and Toro Rosso's Brendon Hartley will all take power unit-related grid penalties at the United States…

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  37. Tuesday 17 October 2017

  38. Alonso optimistic of points return in Austin 08:54

    Alonso optimistic of points return in Austin

    Fernando Alonso is confident that he can return to the points-paying positions at the United States Grand Prix, off the back of a string of near-misses and…

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  39. Tuesday 10 October 2017

  40. McLaren 'stronger' after flyaways - Boullier 15:36

    McLaren 'stronger' after flyaways - Boullier

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says the outfit has emerged "stronger" from the recent flyaway events, despite missing out on points on Honda's home soil…

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  41. Monday 9 October 2017

  42. Vandoorne: Räikkönen clash ruined race 14:24

    Vandoorne: Räikkönen clash ruined race

    McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne says a first-lap clash with Ferrari rival Kimi Räikkönen scuppered his hopes of claiming a strong result at the Japanese Grand…

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  43. Saturday 7 October 2017

  44. Vandoorne: Missing Q3 aids race strategy 15:51

    Vandoorne: Missing Q3 aids race strategy

    McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne believes missing out on a spot in Q3 at the Japanese Grand Prix is beneficial, as it permits him free tyre choice for the opening…

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  45. Wednesday 4 October 2017

  46. Vandoorne: Recent results 'a real boost' 17:12

    Vandoorne: Recent results 'a real boost'

    McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne has described his back-to-back seventh-place finishes in Singapore and Malaysia as "a real boost", after a difficult opening half to…

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  47. Monday 2 October 2017

  48. Malaysian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:04

    Malaysian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Max Verstappen delivered an overdue first win of 2017 while Lewis Hamilton extended his title lead over the recovering Sebastian Vettel. GPUpdate.net presents…

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    Video: Vandoorne vs Boullier - Malaysia quiz

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  50. Sunday 1 October 2017

  51. Vandoorne: Malaysia best race of F1 career 12:42

    Vandoorne: Malaysia best race of F1 career

    McLaren-Honda's Stoffel Vandoorne has described his drive to seventh position in the Malaysian Grand Prix as "my best ever race in Formula 1" so…

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  52. Saturday 30 September 2017

  53. Vandoorne: P7 'as good as it gets' for McLaren 14:22

    Vandoorne: P7 'as good as it gets' for McLaren

    Stoffel Vandoorne says seventh on the Malaysian Grand Prix grid is "as good as it gets" for McLaren, given the characteristics of the Sepang…

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  54. Friday 29 September 2017

  55. Alonso boosted by new floor on MCL32 13:21

    Alonso boosted by new floor on MCL32

    McLaren feels its performance has been lifted by the introduction of a new floor, which was fitted to Fernando Alonso's MCL32 during practice for the Malaysian…

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  56. Monday 18 September 2017

  57. Vandoorne encouraged by best result yet 15:24

    Vandoorne encouraged by best result yet

    Stoffel Vandoorne believes he was able to maximise the performance of his McLaren MCL32 as he claimed a career-best seventh at the Singapore Grand…

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  58. Thursday 14 September 2017

  59. Vandoorne to avoid Singapore grid drop 11:36

    Vandoorne to avoid Singapore grid drop

    Honda has confirmed that it has been able to address the MGU-K concern in Stoffel Vandoorne's power unit, thus avoiding a penalty, ahead of this weekend's…

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  60. Monday 11 September 2017

  61. McLaren still unsure of penalty-free Singapore 14:07

    McLaren still unsure of penalty-free Singapore

    McLaren is still unsure whether Stoffel Vandoorne will need to take on new power unit elements for the Singapore Grand Prix, which would result in a grid…

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  62. Friday 8 September 2017

  63. GPUpdate gets to know... Stoffel Vandoorne 10:38

    GPUpdate gets to know... Stoffel Vandoorne

    F1 drivers answer hundreds of questions at each Grand Prix, but how much do we know about their lives away from the track? GPUpdate.net is on a mission to find…

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  64. Tuesday 5 September 2017

  65. Italian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 08:22

    Italian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Mercedes sent out a warning shot to Ferrari with an emphatic display at Monza, as Lewis Hamilton moved into the championship lead. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  66. Sunday 3 September 2017

  67. Vandoorne gets 25-place drop for new PU 09:53

    Vandoorne gets 25-place drop for new PU

    Stoffel Vandoorne will take a 25-place grid penalty for Sunday afternoon's Italian Grand Prix, with Honda replacing the power unit in his McLaren following an…

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  68. Vandoorne denied 'proper go' in Q3 phase 08:45

    Vandoorne denied 'proper go' in Q3 phase

    Stoffel Vandoorne has explained that he suffered a loss of power during the final qualifying phase at the Italian Grand Prix, denying him a "proper…

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  69. Thursday 31 August 2017

  70. Honda pondering 'Spec 4' engine for FP1 12:59

    Honda pondering 'Spec 4' engine for FP1

    Honda is pondering whether to trial its 'Spec 4' engine during practice for the Italian Grand Prix, with the latest development now on the table after it missed…

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  71. Wednesday 30 August 2017

  72. McLaren braced for 'tough' Monza weekend 13:04

    McLaren braced for 'tough' Monza weekend

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren is expecting a "tough challenge" at the Italian Grand Prix this weekend, with its struggles set to be accentuated due to Monza's…

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  73. Saturday 26 August 2017

  74. Alonso: 11th 'like pole position' for McLaren 17:59

    Alonso: 11th 'like pole position' for McLaren

    Fernando Alonso labelled 11th place on the grid at the Belgian Grand Prix as "like pole position" for McLaren-Honda, as he narrowly missed out on a spot in…

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  75. Vandoorne moves on to 65-place grid penalty 09:39

    Vandoorne moves on to 65-place grid penalty

    Honda has been forced to fit a ninth power unit to Stoffel Vandoorne's MCL32 for the remainder of the Belgian Grand Prix, meaning he is now up to a 65-place…

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  76. Friday 25 August 2017

  77. Vandoorne's grid penalty up to 40 places 20:36

    Vandoorne's grid penalty up to 40 places

    Stoffel Vandoorne's grid penalty for his home race in Belgium has increased to 40 places, after McLaren changed the gearbox in his car. Vandoorne was already…

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  78. Halo gets first run at 2017 race weekend 09:11

    Halo gets first run at 2017 race weekend

    Three drivers have given the 'halo' device its first run at a Grand Prix this season after trialling the system during practice at Spa-Francorchamps on Friday…

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  79. Thursday 24 August 2017

  80. Alonso plays down Honda's updated PU 16:27

    Alonso plays down Honda's updated PU

    Fernando Alonso says the update Honda will introduce at the Belgian Grand Prix is "very minor" and does not expect it to have a seismic impact on the…

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  81. Vandoorne to get 35-place grid penalty 14:04

    Vandoorne to get 35-place grid penalty

    McLaren-Honda's Stoffel Vandoorne is set to start from the back of the grid at his home race in Belgium this weekend due to an impending 35-place grid drop…

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  82. Wednesday 23 August 2017

  83. McLaren chiefs reiterate belief in Vandoorne 11:28

    McLaren chiefs reiterate belief in Vandoorne

    McLaren chiefs Eric Boullier and Zak Brown have reiterated their belief in Stoffel Vandoorne, following confirmation that he will continue with the team in…

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  84. McLaren formally confirms Vandoorne for 2018 11:03

    McLaren formally confirms Vandoorne for 2018

    McLaren has formally confirmed that Stoffel Vandoorne will continue with the team in 2018, as planned. Vandoorne stepped up to a full-time race seat with the…

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  85. Thursday 17 August 2017

  86. 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…

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  87. Wednesday 16 August 2017

  88. 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…

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  89. Monday 7 August 2017

  90. 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…

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  91. Wednesday 2 August 2017

  92. 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…

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  93. Tuesday 1 August 2017

  94. 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…

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  95. 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…

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  96. Monday 31 July 2017

  97. 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…

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  98. Sunday 30 July 2017

  99. 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…

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  100. Thursday 27 July 2017

  101. 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…

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  102. Monday 24 July 2017

  103. 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…

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  104. Thursday 20 July 2017

  105. 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…

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  106. Wednesday 19 July 2017

  107. 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…

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  108. Saturday 15 July 2017

  109. 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…

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  110. 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…

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  111. Saturday 8 July 2017

  112. 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…

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