Stoffel Vandoorne and Nyck de Vries will remain as Mercedes’ Formula E drivers next year, but Vandoorne is unsure about the future of his F1 reserve role.
Mercedes wrapped up their first Formula E season with a breakthrough victory and one-two finish, Stoffel Vandoorne leading Nyck de Vries home.
Mercedes has appointed former McLaren driver and Formula E points leader Stoffel Vandoorne as its reserve driver for the 2020 F1 season.
Near-torrential rain could not stop Formula E rookie Stoffel Vandoorne from beating the series’ roster of more experienced talent to take his first pole position in Hong Kong.
In the round-up: Vandoorne not considering options outside Formula E yet • Grosjean reveals 2019 helmet • Alonso suspects Mercedes dominance will end
In the round-up: Vandoorne happy to go “back to basics” after F1 exit • Decision to replace grid girls was “easy” • Renault plan “realistic” – Ricciardo
McLaren is looking into why it didn’t get the best out of Stoffel Vandoorne as it prepares for Lando Norris’s F1 debut next year.
Stoffel Vandoorne suffered the ignominy of being out-qualified in every race by Fernando Alonso, so it was no surprise he lost his drive at the end of the year.
Fernando Alonso called Stoffel Vandoorne “one of the best talents” in F1 but destroyed his team mate over the course of 2018.
In the round-up: I studied Alonso and Vandoorne’s differences – Norris • Ferrari wrong to use Germany 2010 team orders – Smedley • Naoki Yamamoto should be in F1 – Button
In the round-up: Vandoorne is better than he looked at McLaren – Magnussen • Sainz doubts Verstappen blocked Red Bull move • Rich drivers at an advantage – Prost
Stoffel Vandoorne has said his switch to Formula E is a completely new challenge that he is 100% dedicated to, calling the racing “exciting” despite slower cars.
In the round-up: Alonso: Vandoorne is ‘one of F1’s best talents’ • Ferrari fight ‘closer than it looks’ – Wolff • Renault warns costs could drive a manufacturer out
Stoffel Vandoorne will join Gary Paffett at the new, Mercedes-linked Formula E team HWA in time for the 2018-19 season.
The Russian Grand Prix stewards have explained why Stoffel Vandoorne has only been moved back one place on the starting grid despite incurring a five-place penalty.
Fernando Alonso explained McLaren’s tactics in qualifying were to use his car to give Stoffel Vandoorne a slipstream to help him reach Q2.
In the round-up: Vandoorne fears he has “zero” chance of staying in F1… • …but is tipped for Formula E switch • Toro Rosso expected to confirm Kvyat
In the round-up: Vandoorne: Last two seasons were ‘probably the worst in McLaren’s history’ • F1-engined Mercedes road car appears • Verstappen says Honda are out-spending Renault
Stoffel Vandoorne took responsibility for being eliminated in the first qualifying session after what he described as an “extremely messy” lap.
Stoffel Vandoorne says he may consider an IndyCar drive next year but admits Robert Wickens’ crash has made a potential move less appealing.