McLaren, Honda to work with top GP2 team - report

736 views

Stoffel Vandoorne will become the GP2 team to house and nurture McLaren and its 2015 engine partner Honda's burgeoning young drivers.

Jan.23 (GMM) McLaren is set to join forces with a leading GP2 team, according to reports in France.

RMC Sport claims ART, headed by FIA president Jean Todt's son Nicolas, will become the GP2 team to house and nurture McLaren and its 2015 engine partner Honda's burgeoning young drivers.

GP2 & GP3 ART Team Photo
GP2 & GP3 ART Team Photo

Photo by: GP2 Media Service

That will begin with the strongly-championed McLaren junior Stoffel Vandoorne in 2014, and possibly a Honda-linked Japanese driver, the report adds.

RMC said the parties have agreed to the collaboration, with an official announcement due in the coming days.

Meanwhile, McLaren has refused to comment publicly on speculation that, despite having now passed all the crash tests with its new MP4-29, the team could sit out next week's opening winter test at Jerez.

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series F1
Article type Breaking news
Tags art, gp2, honda, mclaren, stoffel vandoorne

User photos

jimmykwoods
F1

jimmykwoods

2 photos
nickmossdesign
F1

nickmossdesign

1 photos
Tim Holmes
F1

Tim Holmes

17 photos
EricDebris
F1

EricDebris

411 photos
hanmerdesign
F1

hanmerdesign

7 photos
Evan_DeCiren
F1

Evan_DeCiren

25 photos
EuroRacer
F1

EuroRacer

27 photos
darkcloud154
F1

darkcloud154

22 photos
Upload photo