Vandoorne joined Mercedes following an FE season racing with HWA that came after two disappointing seasons driving for McLaren in F1, while de Vries currently leads the 2019 Formula 2 standings and was a McLaren junior from 2010 until the end of 2018.
Mercedes is the only manufacturer with programmes in both FE and F1 and Vandoorne and de Vries are both employed to conduct simulator work for …Keep reading