Vandoorne joins HWA

Vandoorne

McLaren Formula 1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne will join HWA for the 2018/2019 season for the Formula E championship. 

The Belgian driver will join Gary Paffett at the Mercedes- affiliated team, who secured this seasons drivers’ title in DTM.

Vandoorne who was crowned the GP2 champion in 2015, is looking forward to a new adventure with HWA.

“I am honoured that HWA has signed me for their Formula E programme,” said Vandoorne.

“HWA are such a great team with a long and successful history in motorsport. All the people I’ve met so far are really passionate about racing.

“Also, it’s great to work alongside such an experienced driver as Gary Paffett. I am pretty sure that we will benefit from each other during the season.

“Although we are all newbies to the series, I have no doubt that we will have a steep learning curve.

“However, it won’t be easy. My objective is, therefore, to become competitive in the series as soon as possible and to make a good impression,” stated Vandoorne.

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