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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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Dec 23

Addax signs Giedo van der Garde to fight for 2011 championship

Giedo van der Garde has decided to continue racing with the Addax GP2 team for a second season

Giedo van der GardeGP2 - Addax - Giedo van der GardeDespite considering a number of other options for 2011, including Formula 1. The Dutchman is now aiming to fight for the championship title in GP2 next year in order to step up to a good Formula 1 seat in 2012.

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Nov 16

McGregor deal puts van der Garde on pole for Williams seat

Giedo van der Garde’s manager said he was in talks with several teams

2010-11-13 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 02GP2 - Giedo van der GardeA Dutch GP2 driver has emerged as a contender to race at Williams next year alongside Rubens Barrichello. On Monday, the British team announced that Nico Hulkenberg is leaving Williams, and the disappointed German’s manager Willi Weber said he suspects Pastor Maldonado has been signed for 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

Major sponsor Philips to leave Williams

The news is a big blow to the independent team.

2010-10-24 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 022010-10-10 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 02One of Williams’ major sponsors has revealed it is leaving the British team at the end of the season. The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is also leaving Grove based Williams after next Sunday’s Abu Dhabi grand prix, and it is rumoured that AirAsia and McGregor are set to follow suit. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Barrichello’s seat also not secure at Williams – rumour (updated)

“Hulkenberg had done enough in 2010 to justify his seat.” – Head

2010-09-13 - AT&T Williams - Rubens Barrichello 012010-10-24 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 01

The latest rumour in formula one is that Rubens Barrichello’s longest-ever grand prix career could be set to end after the 2010 finale next month.

German rookie Nico Hulkenberg admitted in Korea that he was concerned about speculation linking the Venezuelan pay-driver and new GP2 champion Pastor Maldonado with his Williams race seat. Read the rest of this entry »

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