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Dropped by McLaren are two disappointing seasons with the team, Stoffel Vandoorne is hoping that a “fresh start” will see him return to form.
Fernando Alonso has hailed his P11 grid slot for the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday afternoon as “perfect”.
Having lost his McLaren race seat, Stoffel Vandoorne admits his chances of staying on the F1 grid in 2019 are “very slim.”
Lando Norris has said Stoffel Vandoorne, the man he will replace at McLaren, was “thrown into the deepest end possible”.
Having lost his McLaren race seat to Lando Norris, Stoffel Vandoorne believes he has been harshly judged by Formula 1.
McLaren may have dropped Stoffel Vandoorne but Zak Brown says if he was in charge of Toro Rosso, he’d sign the Belgian racer “in a heartbeat.”
Stoffel Vandoorne’s manager, Alessandro Alunni Bravi, is still “confident” about his client’s future in Formula 1.
McLaren have confirmed that they will not be renewing Stoffel Vandoorne’s contract at the end of season.
Stoffel Vandoorne will leave McLaren at the end of the season, and he has said that he will give it his all in his last seven races.
McLaren will confirm Carlos Sainz’s 2019 team-mate before the end of September, so says chief operating officer Jonathan Neale.
Sauber team principal Frederic Vasseur has said the team are not “in discussions” with Stoffel Vandoorne for a 2019 drive.
Sergio Perez, Esteban Ocon, Lando Norris and Stoffel Vandoorne are all in contention to partner Carlos Sainz at McLaren in 2019.
After a wretched home grand prix, a frustrated Stoffel Vandoorne has hit out saying McLaren “haven’t progressed at all” this season.
Stoffel Vandoorne will not lose his McLaren race seat to Esteban Ocon, or anyone for that matter, during this year’s championship says the Belgian’s manager.
Toto Wolff says “several chess figures” need to be put in place in order for Lance Stroll to take Esteban Ocon’s Racing Point Force India seat.
Both Stoffel Vandoorne and Fernando Alonso “expected” their poor qualifying results at Spa, and there was “nothing much more” that could have been done.
Stoffel Vandoorne feels McLaren first need to get a handle on their reliability issues before putting him up against Lando Norris out on track.
There is some good news for Stoffel Vandoorne with Zak Brown saying he’s done an “excellent job”, McLaren just want him to beat Fernando Alonso a bit more often.
Although Stoffel Vandoorne was left to rue his DNF in Hungary, he says it was at least a good sign that “everything is back to normal” for the Belgian racer.
Stoffel Vandoorne’s DNF in the Hungarian GP could not have come at a worse time as the Belgian racer fights for his Formula 1 future.
Stoffel Vandoorne will race a different chassis at this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix, returning to an old one after struggling in the British and German GPs.
Fernando Alonso has given further support to his team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne after a difficult 2018 season so far.
Fernando Alonso has called for a “deep investigation” into Stoffel Vandoorne’s recent woes after the Belgian was out-qualified once again.
Slowest of all in both practice sessions, Stoffel Vandoorne has billed Friday’s running at the Hockenheim as the “worst” practice day of his career.
Stoffel Vandoorne has said he is “pretty sure” that he has done enough to warrant a contract extension with McLaren for the 2019 season.
Despite a poor first half to the season for McLaren, Stoffel Vandoorne has said that it is too early to write off their 2018 season.
Despite lagging behind Fernando Alonso in the standings, Stoffel Vandoorne believes he has shown McLaren why he deserves a third season in 2019.
Stoffel Vandoorne says his MCL33 was “undriveable” during qualifying for the British GP, explaining the almost a full second gap between himself and Fernando Alonso.
Both McLaren and Haas have received fines from the FIA for unsafe releases during Friday practice at the Red Bull Ring.
Stoffel Vandoorne has said the stats between himself and team-mate Fernando Alonso do not tell the “full story” between the McLaren duo.