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Vandoorne confirms simulation-work for Mercedes in 2019

Departing McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne has confirmed that he'll be working for Mercedes' Formula 1 team in 2019, as the Belgian will be doing simulation work for the Germans apart from his Formula E duties. Vandoorne was deemed surplus to requirements at McLaren after another disappointing season, as the now 26-year-old can't quite showcase his obvious talent on the track consistently. He also hasn't beaten his teammate Fernando Alonso in qualifying in over a year. As he'll be replaced by rookie Lando Norris next season, Vandoorne has decided to move to Formula E, where he'll drive for the Mercedes-funded team HWA. He'll still keep tabs in F1 because of that, as Mercedes opted to use...
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