The belgian driver McLaren excelled in the lower categories prior to his foray in Formula 1. Fernando Alonso already highlighted the good work of Robert Kubica in the stage that preceded his arrival at BMW Sauber, and although Stoffel is in the process of learning, what is certain is that its backers admit that it is a pilot that pays wherever you are.
Three dropouts -in China, Spain and Monaco – and a race at the Bahrain Grand Prix that you couldn’t even begin show the shortcomings of a rider who is not allowed to accumulate miles Stoffel Vandoorne. These setbacks, coupled with the scarce time dedicated to the F1 current tests, which would help in great measure to feel comfortable in the MCL32, are a burden to the partner of Alonso.
it Is difficult, frustrating for him
“it Is difficult, frustrating for him, because he does not know the majority of the circuits”, says the Spanish McLaren. “Tiene that aprendérselos, and you can’t train. Then, in the first free breaks the car, and you have to go to the classification without preparation”.
In the past Grand Prix of Azerbaijan, both McLaren drivers had to start from from the bottom of the grill. The numerous penalties caused to the change a number of components of the power unit were the culprits, on a path that favours Woking. However, Fernando got aupar his car up to the ninth position, achieving the first two points of the season for the team.
“it Is a difficult season for the team in general and for me.”. Options podium I talked to Zak Brown at the beginning of the year resemble very distant, and the situation is not likely to change much soon. The seats available on other teams for the spaniard was traded to the upside, and perhaps Vandoorne to continue in the team, but he opens the door to any decision. “Hopefully the next year will have a competitive car”.
Finally, the #14 quips, adding that in addition to find your site on the grid, Stoffel “then you have to try to beat a double world champion”. Ensures that “that will be impossible,”, in an attempt to have fun and soften the tension that leads to does not have a car with which to fight for important objectives.