Stoffel Vandoorne will make his Formula One debut as a substitute for the injured Fernando Alonso in this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix, McLaren has confirmed.
Stoffel Vandoorne says he believes the Japanese Super Formula series is his best possible option for this season as he eyes an F1 race seat for 2017.
McLaren development driver and GP2 champion Stoffel Vandoorne will compete in the Japanese Super Formula championship this year, Honda has confirmed.
McLaren junior driver Stoffel Vandoorne has taken the most conclusive victory in the eleven-year history of Formula One’s leading feeder series GP2.
Stoffel Vandoorne has won the GP2 title in Russia with four races still to run.
McLaren have appointed Young Driver Programme member Stoffel Vandoorne as their F1 reserve driver for the 2014 season.
McLaren managing director Jonathan Neale says both its junior drivers Kevin Magnussen and Stoffel Vandoorne deserve a chance to race in Formula One.