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Vandoorne hails maiden Formula 1 test

McLaren-Mercedes Stoffel Vandoorne expressed his elation after conducting his maiden Formula 1 test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain. The GP2 race winner completed 136 laps of the track on Wednesday in the McLaren MP4-29 and set the ninth fastest time. The running was sufficient to allow the Belgian to collect his Formula 1 super license. "This has been a fantastic day for me: my first experience in a Formula 1 car, and a really great opportunity to get plenty of laps under my belt," he said. "I want to say a big thank-you to the team – everyone has been incredibly helpful and positive. It’s also great to have been able to contribute to the test programme:...
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