Tag Archive: Giedo van der Garde

Jul 18

ELMS: Charging performance at Red Bull Ring gives championship leaders podium

The #38 Gibson 015S-Nissan started and finished third

2016-06-15_Wednesday-0002 G-Drive Racing maintained their championship-leading position in the European Le Mans Series as they twice charged back from misfortune to secure a podium finish at the Red Bull Ring in Austria on Sunday (Jul 17). Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 19

24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche has achieved its 18th overall Le Mans victory (updated²)

Porsche denies Toyota at Le Mans in dramatic last lap win

2016-06-19-0411 From midnight the duel between Porsche and Toyota for the 24 hour Le Mans race win had intensified but no-one would have expected such an ending. Before the final lap, Toyota seemed to be coming out on top but then the prototype stopped on track.

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May 03

WEC: Family fun and entertainment at the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

On track, no fewer than 34 cars will be battling it out for victory

A weekend of sunshine, warm temperatures and action-packed family entertainment is on offer for everyone who travels to the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship at the world famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium.

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Mar 03

Positive conclusions from two day shakedown

Third generation car shows strong reliability in Magny-Cours

GP3 - Matevos Isaakyan (Koiranen GP) It was another fruitful day for the shakedown of the third generation car at Magny-Cours in France. The GP3/16 was once again run on track with all seven teams using just one car only. The purpose of this was for the squads to learn how to operate the brand new machine and to test its reliability. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 02

Successful shakedown for the GP3/16 car in Magny-Cours

Positive opening day with the third generation car
GP3 - Magny-Cours - Jake Hughes (DAMS) History was made today when the GP3 teams got their first experience of the brand new GP3/16 car at a non-official test in Magny-Cours circuit in France.

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Jan 11

Giedo Van Der Garde signs for JOTA Sport

As well as a full campaign in the ELMS, Van der Garde will make his Le Mans 24 Hours debut in June

Giedo van der Garde JOTA Sport announces today the signing of ex-F1 driver Giedo van der Garde to race for the team in the 2016 European Le Mans Series (ELMS). Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 13

Statement from the Sauber F1 Team

Sauber F1 Team and Mr. Van der Garde will continue to find a mutually acceptable solution

10 - Sauber F1 Team The Sauber F1 Team can confirm it has been able to agree with Mr. Giedo Van der Garde that he refrains from driving in the Australian Formula One Grand Prix so it can keep its original planning.

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Mar 11

Sauber appeal against van der Garde court decision

Sauber lodge an official appeal on the Supreme Court of Victoria’s decision to rule in the favour of former driver Giedo van der Garde

2015-02-28 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Marcus Ericsson (8)The legal tussle between Sauber and Giedo van der Garde continues to rumble on after the Formula 1 team lodged an official appeal against the Supreme Court’s decision to rule in the Dutch driver’s favour. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Statement regarding the law case of Giedo van der Garde

F1 Australian Grand Prix: van der Garde wins court battle over Sauber

10 - Sauber F1 TeamAfter the application defended by Sauber on Monday, March 9, the outcome is unfortunately not as expected.

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Nov 22

Van der Garde denied pass for Abu Dhabi – report

Giedo van der Garde was denied access to the Abu Dhabi paddock, the Swiss newspaper Blick reports.

IMG_5366 The Dutchman has been Sauber’s reserve driver in 2014, and this weekend was reportedly scheduled to drive in the first Friday practice session. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 18

Sutil breached Sauber contract – report

 Adrian Sutil may have breached the terms of his Sauber contract in 2014, the Dutch publication Formule1 reports

IMG_5994 When the struggling Swiss team signed up paying drivers Marcus Ericsson and Felipe Nasr for 2015, it appeared legal trouble could be ahead as Adrian Sutil already had a signed contract for next season. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 07

Rookie bursts into F1 amid Sauber ‘crisis’

Felipe Nasr, a low-profile F1 presence until now, has burst into a storm in the Interlagos paddock.

2014-06-07_0218 Earlier, Sauber shocked the entire paddock with the news that Brazilian Nasr, Williams’ 22-year-old reserve, and his sponsor Banco do Brasil will be Marcus Ericsson’s teammate at the Swiss team in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 06

Sauber signs Nasr and sponsor for second seat

Sauber has locked Adrian Sutil, Esteban Gutierrez and Giedo van der Garde out of formula one for now.

IMG_5901-2 The Swiss team has instead signed Williams reserve Felipe Nasr, and his sponsor Banco do Brasil, to be Caterham refugee Marcus Ericsson’s teammate in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 04

Haas could keep Sutil’s F1 dream alive

Adrian Sutil could keep his F1 dream alive by moving to the new Haas F1 Team for 2016.

IMG_5994 The German, and his Mexican teammate Esteban Gutierrez, both look set to lose their race seats at the Swiss team Sauber after November’s Abu Dhabi finale. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 02

Van der Garde set for second Sauber seat in 2015

That is despite Sutil having a signed 2015 contract.

2014-06-05_0225 Sauber looks set to field an all-new driver lineup next year, after confirming Caterham refugee Marcus Ericsson is joining the Swiss team in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 20

Van der Garde hints at 2015 race seat

Making noises about his own prospects for next season

2014-06-05_0225 Just as news about Nico Hulkenberg emerged on Monday, Giedo van der Garde dropped a big hint about his own future in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »


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 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 »


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