Giedo van der Garde

Giedo van der Garde

1985-04-25 (age 36)


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Team Nederland switches to Oreca for 2019/20 WEC

Dutch LMP2 outfit Racing Team Nederland will switch from Dallara to Oreca for the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship season.

Van der Garde lands WEC LMP2 drive

Former F1 driver Giedo van der Garde will race in the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship, including the Le Mans 24 Hours, for Racing Team Nederland.

Jota's 'Mighty 38': The car that wouldn’t die

If the circumstances of G-Drive Racing’s European Le Mans Series title triumph weren't dramatic enough, the story of its faithful ‘Mighty 38’ LMP2 car added a romantic twist to a remarkable sporting tale.

Estoril ELMS: G-Drive takes title with win in dramatic finale

The #38 G-Drive crew of Giedo van de Garde, Simon Dolan and Harry Tincknell claimed the ELMS LMP2 title after Thiriet by TDS Racing hit electrical troubles in the season finale at Estoril.

Estoril ELMS: Lapierre snatches late pole for Dragonspeed

The #21 Dragonspeed crew of Nicolas Lapierre, Ben Hanley and Henrik Hedman will start the 4 Hours of Estoril from pole position after Lapierre made a late improvement on a damp, but drying track.

Van der Garde: “We can take LMP2 win at Le Mans”

Ex-F1 racer Giedo van der Garde believes he can win the LMP2 class of the 24 Hours of Le Mans at his first attempt with G-Drive Racing.

Van der Garde "open-minded" about future single-seater return

Giedo van der Garde says he is "open-minded" about a future return to single-seaters, even if he is fully focussed on his current commitments in the European Le Mans Series and the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Debut winner van der Garde predicts tougher ELMS races

Ex-Formula 1 driver Giedo van der Garde expects "more competition" for G-Drive Racing in the upcoming ELMS races after helping the team to a win on his series debut at Silverstone.

Silverstone ELMS: Van der Garde seals dominant JOTA victory

Harry Tincknell, Simon Dolan and Giedo van der Garde took a dominant victory for G-Drive Racing in the season opening European Le Mans Series event, the 4 Hours of Silverstone.

Van der Garde targets future LMP1 drive

Former Formula 1 driver Giedo van der Garde says he will be gunning for an LMP1 factory drive in the future, having confirmed his switch to endurance racing.

Van der Garde to contest Le Mans with JOTA

Giedo van der Garde will make his debut in the Le Mans 24 Hours with JOTA Sport this year, also joining the team for a full-time European Le Mans Series campaign.

Van der Garde looking to return to action in 2016

Giedo van der Garde may have won a lawsuit against Sauber, but lost out on a year's worth of racing. Now the Dutchman is planning a return, as he tells Tim Biesbrouck.

Exclusive: ex-F1 duo in contention for Mahindra seat

Antonio Felix da Costa, Adam Carroll, Giedo van der Garde and Giorgio Pantano are all in the frame for Mahindra Formula E seats for season two of the series, can exclusively reveal.

Van der Garde accepts F1 fate, targets WEC and DTM drives

Giedo van der Garde says he's looking at a future in the World Endurance Championship or DTM after accepting that he has little chance of ever getting back to F1.

Sauber under no illusions about constructors' position

Peter Sauber has said it would be foolish for his eponymous team to expect to keep its current fourth place in the Formula 1 constructors' standings, despite its strong start to the 2015 season.

Van der Garde: Sauber contract saga should "change F1"

Giedo van der Garde has spoken out about pressing his claim against Sauber in Melbourne, and says the situation should never be allowed to happen again.

Sauber baffled by van der Garde's accusations

The Sauber Formula One team says it is baffled by Giedo van der Garde's comments after both parties agreed to terminate their contract.

Van der Garde hopes case a wake-up call for F1 teams

Giedo van der Garde says he hopes his case acts as a wake-up call to the sport after many other drivers have had problems with teams, and not been in a position to fight back.

Van der Garde, Sauber end contract by mutual consent

Van der Garde, Sauber end contract by mutual consent

Van der Garde and Sauber reach agreement, action for contempt of court withdrawn

The battle between driver and team intensified yesterday before simmering down today.

Can Sauber and van der Garde do a deal by Saturday?

There was progress between Giedo van der Garde and Sauber on Friday, but, as Adam Cooper explains, there is still a long way to go before the matter is closed.

Kaltenborn ducks van der Garde questions

Sauber boss Monisha Kaltenborn ducked questions about the team's problems amid the legal action brought against the outfit by Giedo van der Garde.

Van der Garde camp calls for prison term for Kaltenborn

Sauber court crisis deepens as equipment could be seized by bailiffs if contempt of court is ruled.

Rosberg beats Hamilton by 0.029s in first F1 session of 2015

Mercedes duo dominates opening Melbourne free practice, over a second clear of the chasing pack.

Van der Garde and Sauber case poised to explode in court

Will he get a superlicence? Will Sauber have assets seized? Find out in the next few hours on

Hulkenberg critical of Sauber over van der Garde

Nico Hulkenberg has hit out at the Sauber Formula One team for the way it has treated Giedo van der Garde.

What now for Sauber after court loss?

Kate Walker analyses Sauber's options after losing its court case against Giedo van der Garde

Van der Garde confident superlicence can be fast-tracked

Giedo van der Garde is confident his Formula One superlicence can be fast-tracked so he can race in the Australian Grand Prix after winning his case against Sauber.

I knew we had a strong case, says van der Garde

The Dutchman insisted that he just wants to get back in the car.

Court could seize Sauber assets and take action against Kaltenborn

The contempt action will now be heard at 1030am on Friday, just two hours before practice is due to start.

Van der Garde vs Sauber appeal verdict set for today

The outcome of who will be driving the Sauber this weekend in Australia is set to come down later today in Australia

Van der Garde vs Sauber case to drag into Thursday

The Giedo van der Garde vs Sauber case will drag into Thursday after Sauber submitted an appeal today in Australia. exclusive: Van der Garde speaks about court verdict's Adam Cooper spoke with Giedo van der Garde following his victory in a Melbourne court today.

Courting controversy: is Giedo van der Garde right to chase Sauber?

Drama playing out in the court rooms even before a wheel has turned in Melbourne – Kate Walker investigates a moral dilemma.

Sauber ready to defend Van der Garde court case

Giedo van der Garde against Sauber case will be heard on Monday.

Van der Garde's case against Sauber to be heard on Monday

Giedo van der Garde has launched a dramatic last minute legal effort to recover the Sauber race seat that he believes is rightfully his.

Sauber remains without points at the end of the season in Abu Dhabi

Monisha Kaltenborn: "We were not able to score points, which has never happened before in the history of the team."

Legal mess hangs over Sauber

The legality of their new signings have been called into question on multiple fronts.

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.

Sauber announces Felipe Nasr as second driver for 2015

This now leaves both Adrian Sutil and Esteban Gutierrez out of a ride.

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.

When even money isn’t enough

Pay drivers in F1 have been around since the sport's inception, but is it getting out of hand?

How would three-car teams affect the F1 driver market?

The talk surrounding three car teams returning to F1 has been escalating.

Sauber practice without problems at Monza

Giampaolo Dall’Ara: "It was positive that we had no technical issues at all today, which enabled us to complete the planned programme."

Hamilton powers ahead in FP1 at Monza

The Mercedes driver topped the first practice session for Italian GP, ahead of Jenson Button and title rival Nico Rosberg.

Is GP2 still fit for purpose?

With a lot of F1 talent today coming from other backgrounds, is GP2 still a valuable series?

Italian GP: Another home race for the Sauber F1 Team

On Friday test and reserve driver Giedo van der Garde will be driving the C33 during the first free practice.

Van der Garde secures 2015 Sauber race seat - reports

Former Caterham driver is looking to be behind the wheel of the Sauber in 2015.

Just Sutil's car not fail on Sauber free practice for the Belgian GP

The first practice day for the Belgian Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps didn’t go exactly according to plan for the Sauber F1 Team.

Rosberg fastest in opening practice for Belgian Grand Prix

Championship leader sets pace ahead of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton. Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso third.

Just give her a chance

Simona de Silvestro would be a solid Formula One driver if she could only get a race seat.

Sauber F1 Team returns to the race track in Spa-Francorchamps

12th Round of the FIA Formula One World Championship, 22nd to 24th August 2014

2015 Formula One Silly Season predictions

Who will end up where in this high-stakes game of musical chairs?

Sutil says feet planted despite rumours

Adrian Sutil on Thursday insisted he has no intention of losing his place in Formula One.

A wide spread of challenges waiting for Sauber at the Hockenheimring

Adrian Sutil: “Hockenheim is my home race and, therefore, a special event."

Pirelli tests 18-inch tyres while Bianchi goes quickest

Lotus' Pic tests concept tyre as Bianchi impresses for Ferrari in place of Raikkonen.

Lotus to switch to Mercedes, Sauber to stay with Ferrari in 2015

According to word from Silverstone, Lotus is poised to announce its switch from struggling Renault to leading Mercedes power for 2015.

Rosberg quickest as British GP weekend gets underway

Rosberg quickest as British GP weekend gets underway. Mercedes drivers set the pace at Silverstone as Susie Wolff Williams endure tough session.