Stoffel Vandoorne could Sunday finally scoring points in the world CHAMPIONSHIP Formula 1. During the Grand prix of Mexico, he finished in eighth place. “I am very satisfied. We have in preparation for this weekend worked very hard and we knew that we were here points could pick it up”, responded the Kortrijkzaan.
In the first four GP’s of the season, reed Vandoorne will be McLaren three times in the points: ninth in Australia (25 march), eighth in Bahrain (april 8) and ninth in Azerbaijan (29 april). But then it was less than fifteen races to wait until Vandoorne is still a top ten took in his little competitive game.
“I am very happy that I eighth word, and so some points could be scored. That is important with regard to the constructeurskampioenschap. We can now enjoy one of the last races.”
“The heats and qualifications were not the best”, he continued Vandoorne. “But we were closer than usual, and we knew that there in the game improvement would come. It was a beautiful match. After a lap we were last and there was a lot of work on the shelf, so we fought a strong come-back. I took out a couple of times good and went well with the tyres.”
With the GP of Brazil and Abu Dhabi, there are still two races on the F1 calendar. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) insured in Mexico of a fifth world title.
Stoffel Vandoorne puts his autosportcarrière after the F1 season continues in the electric Formula E. On december 15, he rode for HWA Racelab (that is linked to Mercedes) are the first race in Saudi Arabia.