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Vandoorne replaces Button at SMP Racing for Spa

Former McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne will make his WEC debut with Russian team SMP Racing at the upcoming Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps on 4 May, and for the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June, replacing Jenson Button in the #11 BR Engineering BR1-AER. The Belgian will replace Button who has opted to sit out the event to spend time with his pregnant girlfriend. Coincidentally it was Vandoorne who replaced Button when the Briton quit the top flight a couple of years ago. Button explained, 'I really enjoyed driving for SMP Racing and was happy to be on the podium with this team, but I decided that now I need to spend more time at home with my fiancée during her pregnancy rather than two...
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