Vandoorne won the 2022 Formula E championship, and is currently taking part in his sixth season in the series, alongside another former F1 star in Jean-Eric Vergne at the DS Penske team.
Vandoorne's racing career
While Vandoorne's performances with McLaren were largely praised in 2017 when he finished just four points behind former world champion team-mate Fernando Alonso, the Belgian was with the team during a period of chronic unreliability and poor performance.
Vandoorne could only manage a further 12 points in 2018, prompting McLaren to make a change. This was despite the now 31-year-old finishing eighth in F1's power rankings for that season.
Since then, Vandoorne has forged a very successful career for himself in Formula E and, whether or not he gets another chance in F1, he will be hoping that his continued partnership with Saudi Airlines will continue to grow the sport.
"Proud to be extending my Ambassador role with @Saudi_Airlines," he wrote on X. "We did some amazing things in 2023 and I can’t wait to continue to grow the sport with them in 2024. See you in Diriyah!"
Proud to be extending my Ambassador role with @Saudi_Airlines. We did some amazing things in 2023 and I can’t wait to continue to grow the sport with them in 2024.
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