Tag Archive: McGregor

Aug 26

Van der Garde secures 2015 Sauber race seat – reports

Giedo van der Garde looks set to step up to a Sauber race seat for 2015.

2014-06-07_0138 The Dutch daily Algemeen Dagblad, and the specialist Dutch source Formule 1, are citing ‘sources’ close to the Swiss team and van der Garde that report that negotiations between the Sauber reserve driver and team management have been successful. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Sutil says feet planted despite rumours

Adrian Sutil on Thursday insisted he has no intention of losing his place in formula one.

IMG_5994 The rumour dates back a week, even before Sauber’s woeful 2014 season got even worse when German Sutil’s car spun during the grand prix and became stranded on the Hockenheim circuit. 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 »

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 »

Mar 13

Pacific Ventures, Dubai, becomes a Premium Partner of Sauber F1 Team

McGregor Premium Partner of the Sauber F1 Team 

07 - Sauber F1 Team The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce that Pacific Ventures, Dubai, will be Premium Partner from the 2014 Australian Grand Prix onwards. The Sauber F1 Team is delighted to announce McGregor as its Premium Partner.

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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

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 »

Dec 02

Van der Garde backer denies eyeing Force India stake

“The rumours are false”

Giedo van der Garde (Caterham)Giedo van der Garde’s father-in-law has denied he is considering buying into a formula one team. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Van der Garde’s future father-in-law eyes Williams

Marcel Boekhoorn has “serious interest” in taking over Toto Wolff’s 15 per cent

2013-06-09_0155 Caterham driver Giedo van der Garde’s future father-in-law is considering buying into the Williams team. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Van der Garde ‘has options’ for 2014 – report

“It makes no sense for me to already be thinking about next season”

2013-03-23 - Team Caterham - Malaysia - Giedo van der Garde helmetGiedo van der Garde, although tipped by some to leave formula one after a single season, could keep his career on the grid in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Caterham F1 Team announces partnership With McGregor

 The McGregor logo now appears on the CT03 2013 race cars and across all of the Caterham F1 Team’s branding platforms.

2013-02-07 - Team Caterham - CT03 - Jerez - Charles Pic 042013-02-07 - Team Caterham - CT03 - Jerez - Charles Pic 02Caterham F1 Team launched its CT03 2013 racecar on the first day of testing and one addition to the car’s striking new livery is McGregor, the Dutch fashion company that traces its roots back to New York in 1921, which has joined the team as an Official Partner. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Caterham F1 Team revealed CT03

CT03, Caterham F1 Team’s 2013 race car, was unveiled in the pitlane of the Circuito de Jerez, Spain, on day one of the first official 2013 pre-season test.

 2013-02-05 - Team Caterham - CT03 132013-02-05 - Team Caterham - CT03 03The car was revealed by the team’s race drivers Charles Pic, who will race in car #20, and Giedo van der Garde who will be in car #21 for the forthcoming season. The 2013 car has technical features that distinguish it from its predecessor, CT01, and it will race in an updated livery which sees the team’s green and yellow paint-scheme refreshed and lightened for the season ahead.

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Feb 01

Caterham picks Van der Garde for second seat

Caterham has ended the long wait over its second race driver for 2013, but uncertainty still reigns regarding Force India’s choice.

2013-02-01 - Team Caterham -  Giedo van der Garde 022013-02-01 - Team Caterham -  Giedo van der Garde 03Ending the hopes of the team’s 2012 lineup Heikki Kovalainen and Vitaly Petrov, Caterham said Dutchman Giedo van der Garde will be Charles Pic’s teammate. “I want to thank (team boss) Cyril (Abiteboul), Tony Fernandes, (sponsor) McGregor and everyone who has worked so hard to make this happen,” said van der Garde. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

Van der Garde hopes for Caterham race seat

Giedo van der Garde has admitted he is hoping to make his formula one debut with Caterham in 2013.

GP2 - Giedo van der Garde (Caterham Racing)GP2 - Giedo van der Garde (Caterham Racing)The Dutchman, who practiced in Heikki Kovalainen’s green and gold car at Suzuka on Friday, is now regarded as a favourite to replace the sponsor-depleted Vitaly Petrov in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Van der Garde ‘surprised’ by Jerez test day

Giedo van der Garde has admitted to surprise at his inclusion in Caterham’s test plans this week.

2012-02-04 - Team Caterham - CT01 062012-02-04 - Team Caterham - CT01 05Originally, the former Lotus team scheduled the four days of the Jerez session to be split evenly between Heikki Kovalainen and Jarno Trulli. Italian veteran Trulli, however, has been shunted from Thursday’s schedule in favour of van der Garde, the Dutch former GP2 driver who has been signed as Caterham’s 2012 reserve.

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Feb 06

Caterham signs Friday driver van der Garde

Giedo van der Garde’s quest for a place in formula one this year has led him to Caterham.

2012-02-04 - Team Caterham - Giedo van der Garde 012012-02-04 - Team Caterham - CT01 12The Dutch GP2 driver, a Spyker tester in 2007, will be former Lotus squad Caterham’s official reserve this season and run “in a number” of Friday morning practice sessions, a media statement said.

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Jan 10

Quiet Dutchman still hoping for 2012 seat

Giedo van der Garde and his management are quietly hopeful their quest for a place in formula one this year bears fruit.

GP2 - Barwa Addax Team - Monaco - Giedo van der GardeGiedo van der GardeThere are much higher-profile candidates for the two remaining race seats at Williams and HRT, but some insiders consider Dutch GP2 driver van der Garde, 26, a likely signing.

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Aug 31

‘No plan B’ as van der Garde eyes 2012 F1 debut

GP2 frontrunner Giedo van der Garde’s manager has revealed talks about the 2012 season with three formula one teams.

GP2 - Barwa Addax Team - Monaco - Giedo van der GardeGP2 - Silverstone - Racing Engineering Dani Clos - Dams Romain Grosjean - Racing Engineering Giedo van der GardeLast weekend at Spa-Francorchamps, where the Dutchman emerged in second place behind the new GP2 champion Romain Grosjean, 26-year-old van der Garde was linked with the 2012 Williams seat currently occupied by Rubens Barrichello.

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