Stoffel Vandoorne

Born: March 26, 1992 (age 25)


Hometown: Kortrijk, Belgium
Nationality: Belgium Belgian

Team: McLaren
Current Rank: No. 15 (13 points)
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
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McLaren's Belgian driver Stoffel Vandoorne looks on ahead of the first practice session at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 1, 2016 ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix
Stoffel Vandoorne: 'Fernando Alonso not my mentor'
Stoffel Vandoorne says that he does not need Fernando Alonso's help in Formula 1.
Nov 13, 08:13
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Fernando Alonso: 'McLaren can win with Renault power'
Fernando Alonso thinks that Renault can power McLaren to race wins in 2018.
Oct 6, 07:54
Mercedes GP Team Principal Ross Brawn attends the official press conference following practice for the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo di Monza on September 6, 2013
Ross Brawn impressed by rookies Stoffel Vandoorne, Lance Stroll
Ross Brawn says that two Formula 1 rookies have impressed him this year.
Oct 5, 09:28
Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing puts his helmet on in the garage during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Result: Max Verstappen wins Malaysian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton claims second place
Max Verstappen claims victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton extends his Formula 1 championship lead with second place.
Oct 1, 10:14
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton earns pole for Malaysian Grand Prix
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton earns pole position for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix, but Sebastian Vettel will start towards the back of the grid due to an engine problem.
Sep 30, 11:03
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Result: Lewis Hamilton wins Singapore Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton opens up a 28-point lead at the top of the standings courtesy of victory in Singapore Grand Prix.
Sep 17, 16:21
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Result: Lewis Hamilton wins Italian Grand Prix to take championship lead
Lewis Hamilton moves three points clear at the top of the Formula 1 driver rankings after winning the 2017 Italian Grand Prix on Sunday afternoon.
Sep 3, 14:45
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Yusuke Hasegawa: 'Honda improvement more than a 10th'
Honda is continuing to improve its 2017 engine despite the fact that the Japanese manufacturer and McLaren are reportedly on the cusp of a split.
Aug 31, 08:26
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Stoffel Vandoorne never worried about 2018 contract
Stoffel Vandoorne says that he was expecting McLaren to keep him on board for 2018.
Aug 24, 10:47
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 3, 2016
Fernando Alonso 'motivation' surprises Nico Rosberg
Nico Rosberg says that he is surprised Fernando Alonso is keeping up his "motivation" amid the McLaren-Honda crisis.
Aug 24, 10:30
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
McLaren want to keep Stoffel Vandoorne, Fernando Alonso
McLaren confirm claims that they intend to field an unchanged driver lineup for 2018.
Aug 8, 09:42
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari attends the post-race press conference after the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 15, 2015
Result: Sebastian Vettel scores pole position at Hungarian Grand Prix
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel records the fastest qualifying time at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Jul 29, 14:06
Alain Prost pictured on June 27, 2015
Alain Prost: 'Only judge Lance Stroll in 2018'
Quadruple world champion Alain Prost defends F1's teen rookie Lance Stroll.
Jul 27, 13:01
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Stoffel Vandoorne 'not worried' about McLaren exit
Stoffel Vandoorne says that he is not worried he might lose his McLaren seat at the end of the season.
Jul 14, 11:23
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton's rivals question London absence
Lewis Hamilton's rivals say that they do not understand his decision to skip the London demonstration this week.
Jul 14, 10:25
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Stoffel Vandoorne 'took step forward' in Austria
Stoffel Vandoorne says that he left Austria feeling more upbeat about the future at McLaren-Honda.
Jul 11, 11:04
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Result: Valtteri Bottas wins Austrian Grand Prix
Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas wins the Austrian Grand Prix ahead of Sebastian Vettel, with Lewis Hamilton missing out on a place on the podium.
Jul 9, 14:28
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Fernando Alonso: '2017 difficult for teammate Stoffel Vandoorne'
Fernando Alonso admits that his teammate's introduction to Formula 1 this year has been "difficult".
Jul 3, 11:16
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Honda to run new engine in Austria
Honda will bring another engine upgrade to the next race in Austria.
Jun 27, 10:00
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Result: Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins the Canadian Grand Prix for a sixth time to close the gap on Sebastian Vettel in the drivers' championship.
Jun 11, 20:43
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Stoffel Vandoorne not yet good enough'
Stoffel Vandoorne is yet to prove he is "good enough" to thrive in F1, according to Jacques Villeneuve.
Jun 10, 11:13
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Father: Lance Stroll not crumbling under "pressure"
Lance Stroll's father denies that his son is crumbling under the "pressure" of expectations in F1.
Jun 1, 13:48
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates with the trophy on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka Circuit on September 27, 2015
Result: Lewis Hamilton beats Sebastian Vettel to triumph in Spanish Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins the Spanish Grand Prix following a pulsating head-to-head duel with Sebastian Vettel.
May 14, 15:01
Red Bull's Mark Webber in the pits on September 7, 2013
Mark Webber: 'Honda crisis threatens McLaren future'
McLaren's performance crisis is risking the entire future of the great British marque, according to Mark Webber.
May 10, 12:22
Lotus Team Principal Eric Boullier walks in the paddock following qualifying for the Korean Formula One Grand Prix at Korea International Circuit on October 5, 2013
Eric Boullier: 'McLaren crisis worse for Fernando Alonso'
McLaren-Honda's performance crisis is "worse" for Fernando Alonso than it is for his rookie 2017 teammate Stoffel Vandoorne, according to Eric Boullier.
Apr 24, 07:55
McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier looks on in the paddock during day one of Formula One testing at Yas Marina Circuit on November 25, 2014
Eric Boullier: 'Stoffel Vandoorne can relax amid McLaren crisis'
Eric Boullier insists that F1 rookie Stoffel Vandoorne is "not under pressure" amid McLaren-Honda's current performance crisis.
Apr 20, 08:23
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 20, 2015
Result: Sebastian Vettel beats penalised Lewis Hamilton at Bahrain Grand Prix
Germany's Sebastian Vettel establishes a seven-point lead at the top of the Formula 1 standings with victory in the Bahrain GP for Ferrari.
Apr 16, 17:43
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
2017 not making Stoffel Vandoorne doubt abilities
Stoffel Vandoorne says that he is not doubting his abilities, despite a difficult opening pair of races in 2017.
Apr 14, 10:36
Jenson Button of Great Britain and McLaren Honda speaks at a press conference during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka Circuit on September 24, 2015
Jenson Button to race for McLaren at Monaco GP in place of Fernando Alonso
McLaren confirm that Jenson Button will race in the Monaco GP in place of Fernando Alonso.
Apr 14, 10:03
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Stoffel Vandoorne unsure of Honda fix timing
Stoffel Vandoorne says that he does not know how long it will take McLaren-Honda to fix their current problems.
Apr 7, 07:58
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 20, 2015
Result: Sebastian Vettel pips Lewis Hamilton to victory in Australian Grand Prix
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel beats pre-race favourite Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes to victory in the Australian Grand Prix.
Mar 26, 09:03
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Jos Verstappen fears for Stoffel Vandoorne career
Jos Verstappen adds to the widespread criticism of McLaren's hapless works engine partner Honda.
Mar 25, 12:38
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Honda engine rebuild to take 'two months'
Honda acknowledge the need to rebuild their hapless 2017 power unit.
Mar 25, 12:31
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton reacts after the qualifying race at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod, Hungary,on July 25, 2015
Lewis Hamilton claims pole in Melbourne
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton claims pole ahead of the opening Grand Prix of the season in Australia.
Mar 25, 09:18
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Stoffel Vandoorne only has to beat Fernando Alonso'
Jacques Villeneuve plays down the impact McLaren-Honda's current situation will have on Stoffel Vandoorne.
Mar 14, 08:21
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Stoffel Vandoorne: 'McLaren drivers must control frustration'
Stoffel Vandoorne says that he and McLaren-Honda teammate Fernando Alonso need to keep their frustration under control.
Mar 10, 08:19
McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier looks on in the paddock during day one of Formula One testing at Yas Marina Circuit on November 25, 2014
McLaren-Honda deny wild F1 split rumours
McLaren and Honda both deny wild rumours their troubled works collaboration in F1 could be set to end.
Mar 2, 08:36
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Stoffel Vandoorne: 'McLaren sticking with plan'
Stoffel Vandoorne says that he has not been told if McLaren will modify their test programme in light of the problems struck so far.
Mar 1, 09:29
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Stoffel Vandoorne: 'New McLaren a lot faster'
Stoffel Vandoorne confirms claims that F1 drivers have been preparing hard for 2017.
Feb 15, 09:28
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
McLaren confirm Jost Capito exit
McLaren confirm the departure of Jost Capito from the team.
Feb 7, 08:47