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  1. Monday 18 September 2017

  2. 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…

  3. Thursday 14 September 2017

  4. 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…

  5. Monday 11 September 2017

  6. Friday 8 September 2017

  7. 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? is on a mission to find…

  8. Tuesday 5 September 2017

  9. 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. presents its…

  10. Sunday 3 September 2017

  11. 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…

  12. Thursday 31 August 2017

  13. 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…

  14. Wednesday 30 August 2017

  15. 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…

  16. Saturday 26 August 2017

  17. Friday 25 August 2017

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

  20. Thursday 24 August 2017

  21. 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…

  22. 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…

  23. Wednesday 23 August 2017

  24. Thursday 17 August 2017

  25. 08:42

    Mid-season review: McLaren-Honda's woes continues its mid-season review series with McLaren-Honda, which has lacked reliability and performance, restricting prospects for driver pairing…

  26. Wednesday 16 August 2017

  27. 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…

  28. Monday 7 August 2017

  29. Wednesday 2 August 2017

  30. Tuesday 1 August 2017

  31. 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…

  32. Monday 31 July 2017

  33. 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…

  34. Sunday 30 July 2017

  35. 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…

  36. Thursday 27 July 2017

  37. 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…

  38. Monday 24 July 2017

  39. Thursday 20 July 2017

  40. 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…

  41. Wednesday 19 July 2017

  42. 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…

  43. Saturday 15 July 2017

  44. 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…

  45. 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…

  46. Saturday 8 July 2017

  47. Thursday 6 July 2017

  48. 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…

  49. Friday 30 June 2017

  50. Tuesday 27 June 2017

  51. Monday 26 June 2017

  52. 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…

  53. Saturday 24 June 2017

  54. 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…

  55. Friday 23 June 2017

  56. Thursday 22 June 2017

  57. 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…

  58. Friday 16 June 2017

  59. 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. looks…

  60. Monday 12 June 2017

  61. 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…

  62. Saturday 10 June 2017

  63. 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…

  64. Thursday 1 June 2017

  65. 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…

  66. Monday 29 May 2017

  67. 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…

  68. Saturday 27 May 2017

  69. 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…

  70. Tuesday 16 May 2017

  71. Monday 15 May 2017

  72. 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. presents its…

  73. Sunday 14 May 2017

  74. 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…

  75. 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…

  76. Monday 1 May 2017

  77. Friday 28 April 2017

  78. 11:40

    Vandoorne to get 15-place grid penalty

    McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne will take a 15-place grid penalty at the Russian Grand Prix, after a precarious engine situation got even worse in…

  79. 11:05

    Vandoorne moves closer to engine penalty

    McLaren-Honda driver Stoffel Vandoorne is moving closer to an engine-related grid penalty after taking on new power unit elements for this weekend's Russian…

  80. Tuesday 25 April 2017

  81. 07:32

    Alonso targets two-car McLaren finish

    Fernando Alonso hopes that McLaren-Honda will be able to record a two-car finish at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix, after a tough start to the…

  82. Thursday 20 April 2017

  83. 07:14

    Vandoorne hails 'best day this season'

    Stoffel Vandoorne described McLaren-Honda's conclusion to the opening in-season test at the Sakhir circuit as the team's "best day this season so far", after a…

  84. Monday 17 April 2017

  85. 17:32

    Vandoorne sure of McLaren turnaround

    Stoffel Vandoorne has insisted he retains faith in McLaren-Honda to make gains after its dismal start to the season continued in Bahrain, but was unable to…

  86. Sunday 16 April 2017

  87. 15:58

    Vandoorne a non-starter after PU problem

    McLaren-Honda's Stoffel Vandoorne was unable to start the Bahrain Grand Prix after yet another power unit problem developed inside his MCL32. Vandoorne was…

  88. Saturday 15 April 2017

  89. Friday 14 April 2017

  90. 11:02

    No running for Button at Bahrain test

    Jenson Button will not get any running at the post-Bahrain Grand Prix test, with McLaren-Honda confirming that Stoffel Vandoorne and Oliver Turvey are to…

  91. Tuesday 4 April 2017

  92. Tuesday 28 March 2017

  93. 09:45

    Webber: Alonso might not do whole season

    Ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Webber has suggested that Fernando Alonso might not see out the 2017 season with McLaren-Honda, as he is "frustrated like hell" with…