Stoffel Vandoorne is a Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team Race Driver and Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Reserve Driver. Born in Kortrijk, Belgium, he is regarded one of the biggest Belgian racing talents.
After an impressive debut in single seaters in 2010, where he claimed the championship title in the F4 Eurocup 1.6, Stoffel quickly moved up the ranks. On his way up to the highest regions of motorsport, he claimed two more championships, finishing on top in the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup in 2012, and the GP2 Series in 2015.
The Belgian got picked up by McLaren in 2013, becoming part of their Young Driver Programme, before entering two full seasons for McLaren in Formula One.