Tag Archive: Giedo van der Garde

Jul 18

F1 in shock as plane crash piles doubt on Russia GP

Almost 300 people are dead

The F1 paddock in Hockenheim has joined the rest of the world in shock at the terrible news emerging from violence-torn Ukraine. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Van der Garde plays down Sauber race seat rumours

Giedo van der Garde has played down rumours linking him with a race seat at Sauber.

IMG_3870 The 29-year-old Dutchman is currently the Swiss team’s reserve driver, having lost his Caterham race seat at the end of last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Sauber to stay with Ferrari power in 2015

Swiss team Sauber has notably struggled in 2014, but it will not change its engine supplier for 2015.

IMG_6513 According to word from Silverstone, Lotus is poised to announce its switch from struggling Renault to leading Mercedes power for 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Pointless season ‘embarrassing’ for Sauber – report

“Maybe then the next discussion should be about the drivers”

2014-02-20_0005 - Sauber F1 Team - Bahrain - Esteban Gutierrez Sauber on Sunday plumbed the depths of its “embarrassing situation”, according to veteran Swiss correspondent Roger Benoit. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Sauber turned down GP2 champion’s $14m – report

Gantenbein offered Sauber almost $14 million

ROC - Fabio Leimer GP2 Series Even with $14 million in his hand, reigning GP2 champion Fabio Leimer could not buy his way into formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Nuclear millions powering de Silvestro’s F1 push

The nuclear lobby is powering Simona Silvestro’s push for a Sauber race seat in 2015.

2014-04-26 - Sauber F1 Team - Simona De Silvestro 01 That is the claim of the Swiss newspaper Blick, as it revealed some of the secrets behind the 25-year-old female driver’s recent F1 test debut at Fiorano. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Caterham not just after ‘quick money’ – Frijns

Last year, he bobbed around in GP2 and as a Sauber test driver

2014-03-02 - Caterham F1 Team - Bahrain - Robin Frijns Robin Frijns claims it is rare to find a middle-ranked team that wants to take on a third driver who doesn’t substantially ‘pay’. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Simone de Silvestro rates her chances of joining the grand prix grid in 2015 with Sauber as “good”

De Silvestro’s F1 race chance ’1 per cent’ – report

2014-03-02 - Sauber F1 Team - Hinwil - Simo De Silvestro (2) Last month, the Swiss team signed up the 25-year-old Indycar driver, nominating her as “an affiliated driver” of the Hinwil based outfit. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Simona De Silvestro becomes Sauber F1 Team affiliated driver

Sauber signs up female driver de Silvestro

2014-01-31 - Sauber F1 Team - Adrian Sutil (2) The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce that Simona De Silvestro will become an affiliated driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

The Sauber F1 Team presents the Sauber C33-Ferrari

The Sauber C33-Ferrari will be rolled out in Jerez de la Frontera 

2014-01-26 - Sauber F1 Team - Sauber C33-Ferrari 02 On its website (www.sauberf1team.com) the Sauber F1 Team today presents the new Sauber C33-Ferrari with which its two drivers, Esteban Gutiérrez (MX, 22) and Adrian Sutil (DE, 31), will be lining up on the grid for the start of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship.

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Jan 23

Sirotkin still Sauber test driver

Sergey Sirotkin still has a place at Sauber.

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 01 Earlier this week, reports emerged that questioned the Russian teen’s test seat with the Swiss team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Van der Garde says he turned down Caterham

Van der Garde said he is happy with his 2014 programme.

2013-03-23 - Team Caterham - Malaysia - Giedo van der Garde helmet Giedo van der Garde claims he turned down the chance to stay at Caterham this year in order to “move sideways” to Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Sirotkin’s place at Sauber now in doubt

Sergey Sirotkin’s place inside the Sauber team has been called into doubt.

Sergey Sirotkin  Sauber Just before Christmas, although initially in the Swiss team’s racing plans for 2014, Sauber said Russian teen Sirotkin would only be “its test driver” this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Sauber F1 Team announces Giedo van der Garde as test and reserve driver

Van der Garde becomes Sauber reserve 

07 - Sauber F1 Team The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce Giedo van der Garde as its test and reserve driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Pic working with Craig Pollock, loses Caterham seat

Charles Pic will not be racing in formula one this season.

2013-06-05-0179 Having debuted for Marussia in 2013, and switching to Caterham last year, the latter team’s boss Cyril Abiteboul announced on Monday that the 23-year-old French driver has been left without a race seat for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Grey livery and no Vodafone successor at McLaren

Ron Dennis-style grey and white

2013-05-10 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - @McLarenF1 McLaren looks set to enter the 2014 season without an orange livery, and without a replacement for departed title sponsor Vodafone. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Caterham set for Kobayashi-Ericsson in 2014 – report

Italy’s Autosprint reports that 27-year-old Kobayashi’s deal is now effectively done.

2013-03-15 - Team Caterham - Australia A returning Kamui Kobayashi looks set to join rookie Marcus Ericsson, marking a second consecutive all-new driver lineup for Caterham in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Frijns set for Friday role at Caterham – report

Robin Frijns looks set to secure a role in the F1 paddock for 2014.

GP2 - Robin Frijns (Hilmer Motorsport) The only remaining vacancies on next year’s grid are at Caterham, but the green-coloured team looks set to sign former Sauber driver Kamui Kobayashi, and Swedish rookie Marcus Ericsson. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Caterham not ruling out Kobayashi for F1 return

Kamui Kobayashi appears imminently close to securing his return to formula one.

2013-06-09_1139 The Japanese lost his Sauber seat at the end of 2012, spending last season as a Ferrari test driver and driving a works Ferrari 458 in the Le Mans series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Caterham has announced it will have its 2014 car ready for the start of official 2014 testing

Caterham to unveil 2014 car at Jerez

11 - Team CaterhamLotus, fourth in 2013 but struggling with financial problems, said earlier this week it will not be at Jerez for the first four-day test, which will feature all-new cars and turbo V6 engines for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

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