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McLaren appoint Vandoorne as reserve driver

Rising Belgian prospect Stoffel Vandoorne will be McLaren's Formula One reserve driver this season while also competing in the GP2 feeder series, the team announced on Thursday. The 21-year-old from Kortrijk won the Formula Renault 2.0 series in 2012 and was runner-up to Denmark's Kevin Magnussen, who will race for McLaren this year, in the 2013 World Series by Renault 3.5 championship with four wins. "I feel I'm making good progress towards my ultimate goal: Formula One," said the Belgian, a member of McLaren's young driver programme and tipped as a future F1 driver, in a statement. "I'll do whatever I can to help the team's two Formula One race drivers...to achieve as...
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