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  1. Tuesday 17 October 2017

  2. 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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  3. Tuesday 10 October 2017

  4. 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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  5. Monday 9 October 2017

  6. 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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  7. Saturday 7 October 2017

  8. 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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  9. Wednesday 4 October 2017

  10. 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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  11. Monday 2 October 2017

  12. 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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  14. Sunday 1 October 2017

  15. 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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  16. Saturday 30 September 2017

  17. 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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  18. Friday 29 September 2017

  19. 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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  20. Monday 18 September 2017

  21. 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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  22. Thursday 14 September 2017

  23. 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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  24. Monday 11 September 2017

  25. 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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  26. Friday 8 September 2017

  27. 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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  28. Tuesday 5 September 2017

  29. 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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  30. Sunday 3 September 2017

  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. Thursday 31 August 2017

  34. 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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  35. Wednesday 30 August 2017

  36. 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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  37. Saturday 26 August 2017

  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. Friday 25 August 2017

  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. Thursday 24 August 2017

  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. Wednesday 23 August 2017

  47. 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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  48. 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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  49. Thursday 17 August 2017

  50. 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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  51. Wednesday 16 August 2017

  52. 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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  53. Monday 7 August 2017

  54. 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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  55. Wednesday 2 August 2017

  56. 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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  57. Tuesday 1 August 2017

  58. 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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  59. 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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  60. Monday 31 July 2017

  61. 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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  62. Sunday 30 July 2017

  63. 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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  64. Thursday 27 July 2017

  65. 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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  66. Monday 24 July 2017

  67. 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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  68. Thursday 20 July 2017

  69. 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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  70. Wednesday 19 July 2017

  71. 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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  72. Saturday 15 July 2017

  73. 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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  74. 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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  75. Saturday 8 July 2017

  76. 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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  77. Thursday 6 July 2017

  78. 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…

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  79. Friday 30 June 2017

  80. 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…

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  81. Tuesday 27 June 2017

  82. 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…

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  83. Monday 26 June 2017

  84. 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…

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  85. Saturday 24 June 2017

  86. 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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  87. Friday 23 June 2017

  88. 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…

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  89. Thursday 22 June 2017

  90. 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…

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  91. Friday 16 June 2017

  92. 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…

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  93. Monday 12 June 2017

  94. 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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  95. Saturday 10 June 2017

  96. 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…

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  97. Thursday 1 June 2017

  98. 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…

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  99. Monday 29 May 2017

  100. 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…

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  101. Saturday 27 May 2017

  102. 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…

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  103. Tuesday 16 May 2017

  104. 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…

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  105. Monday 15 May 2017

  106. 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…

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  107. Sunday 14 May 2017

  108. 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…

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  109. 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…

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  110. Monday 1 May 2017

  111. 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…

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