Formula E champion Stoffel Vandoorne will join Aston Martin’s F1 team as a test and reserve driver next year.
Dragon have announced their rebrand as Penske Autosport, as well as the arrival of a new powertrain supply and two champions for the next Formula E season
Stoffel Vandoorne claimed a world championship title last weekend in Formula E. He told RaceFans how he has evolved during his four seasons in the sport.
Jake Dennis won the first London EPrix of the weekend having taken a confident pole and led every lap, while rivals behind him clashed.
Mercedes won the Formula E championship last year and are in the thick of the title fight again. Next year they will become McLaren – and CEO Zak Brown expects them to keep on winning.
Mercedes’ Stoffel Vandoorne admitted there was “only myself to blame” after he lost the lead by missing an attack mode activation loop during the first Diriyah E-Prix.
Mercedes has confirmed it will leave Formula E before its Gen3 era, defending their title for just one more season.
Formula E won’t be as quick as Formula 1 around the Monaco Grand Prix circuit but its drivers expect the racing will improve now they are using the longer track.
All Mercedes-powered Formula E cars have been allowed to participate in today’s race, having been barred from joining the qualifying session earlier today.
Mercedes will launch their new Formula 1 car on March 2nd. However the team is yet to officially confirm Lewis Hamilton will continue to drive for them.
Fernando Alonso put in the fastest time at the post-season test, beating Mercedes’ Formula One rookie Nyck De Vries by two tenths of a second.
Pictures of Mick Schumacher, Yuki Tsunoda, Fernando Alonso, Stoffel Vandoorne and other in action at today’s Formula 1 test at Yas Marina.
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff said Stoffel Vandoorne has done a “perfect job” as reserve driver despite their decision not to promote him to the race team this weekend.
Stoffel Vandoorne said he respects Mercedes’ decision to use George Russell as a substitute this weekend but admitted “it hurts” to have missed the chance to return to F1.
George Russell has been handed a chance to drive for world champions Mercedes at this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix.
Mercedes reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne says he has “a chance” to substitute for Lewis Hamilton this weekend, but Williams driver George Russell is also believed to be in the running.
One F1 driver is about to be handed the opportunity to drive the most competitive car on the grid. Who will Mercedes pick as a substitute for Lewis Hamilton?
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 will make reserve drivers Stoffel Vandoorne or Esteban Gutierrez available to McLaren if the team needs a substitute driver this year, RaceFans has learned.
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