Giedo van der Garde info & statistics

Giedo van der Garde: Age, Wiki, F1 Career Stats & Facts Profile

NameGiedo van der Garde
CountryNetherlands Netherlands
Place of BirthRhenen
Date of BirthApr 25th 1985 - 35 years old
First Race2013 Australian Grand Prix
Last Race2013 Brazilian Grand Prix
Best Qualifying14th - 2013 Belgian Grand Prix
Best Result14th - 2013 Hungarian Grand Prix

Giedo van der Garde F1 Stats

Race Starts19
Race Wins0
Pole Positions0
Fastest Laps0
Points Finishes0
Retirements4 (21,1%)
Total Points0
Total Laps939



Giedo van der Garde Biography

Giedo van der Garde driving the Caterham CT03 (2013)

Giedo van der Garde driving the Caterham CT03 (2013)

It has been a long time coming but finally Dutchman Giedo van der Garde has arrived in Formula One. The Caterham driver has been impressing in junior formulas, including GP2, for years but without the sponsorship that modern F1 requires, van der Garde had become a forgotten man. However, with the financial muscle behind him now, he finds his big chance.

The 27 year-old has been on the fringes of breaking into the sport for several years. In 2007 he was signed as Super Aguri’s reserve driver, but then just a couple of months later he was announced as reserve driver by Spyker. Van der Garde should have been testing in Australia, but was unable to gain the required super licence, and after a lengthy contract dispute involving Super Aguri, he finally arrived at testing for Spyker at Silverstone circuit.

After a couple of years away from Formula One, in which he became Formula Renault champion, Van Der Garde arrived in GP2 where he would go on to race for four seasons and win five races. Prior to the 2011 season he was hotly tipped to join the Virgin racing team, but lost out to Belgian Jerome d’Ambrosio. A year later he was announced as Caterham reserve driver, and has this season stepped up into a race seat replacing the vastly more experienced Heikki Kovalainen.

Van der Garde is the latest of several pay-drivers to occupy the back of the grid, but he is unlikely to disgrace himself. However, nor is he likely to shine.

In the 2015 F1 season he was suppose to race for the Sauber team. He went to Melbourne to driver the car, but wasn't allowed to drive the C34 by the team in Australia. In stead it was Felipe Nasr who got the race seat. Van der Garde was compensated by Sauber. Even Bernie Ecclestone was involved with the story to keep it under the carpet. The whole affair ended Van de Garde's F1 career.



Giedo van der Garde Final Championship Results



Giedo van der Garde F1 Seasons Summary

YearTeamEngineGP1st2nd3rdPodPoleLapsFLAvg PtsPoints
2013 United Kingdom Caterham Renault190000093900.000



Giedo van der Garde F1 GP Race Classifications

14th1 Time
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18th7 Times
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Giedo van der Garde F1 GP Race Results

1920132013 Brazilian Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault20180
1820132013 USA Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault18190
1720132013 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault18180
1620132013 Indian Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault20DNFAccident damage0
1520132013 Japanese Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault19DNFCollision0
1420132013 Korean Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault20150
1320132013 Singapore Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault20160
1220132013 Italian Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault19180
1120132013 Belgian Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault14160
1020132013 Hungarian Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault20140
920132013 German Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault20180
820132013 British Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault20180
720132013 Canadian Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault21DNFCollision0
620132013 Monaco Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault15150
520132013 Spanish Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault18DNFLost wheel0
420132013 Bahrain Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault20210
320132013 Chinese Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault21180
220132013 Malaysian Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault22150
120132013 Australian Grand Prix result21CaterhamRenault21180



Giedo van der Garde Teammate Comparison

SeasonTeamTeam MateBest PosPointsWinsPolesPositionQualifying
2013CaterhamCharles Pic1414000000712109



Latest Giedo van der Garde News

Van der Garde: Williams needs 'good team boss'

Sep.5 - Williams needs to appoint "a good team boss" to replace the departing Claire Williams. That is the view of former F1 driver Giedo van der Garde, commenting on news that..

September 5, 2020 with 0 Comments

Van der Garde: Perez should replace Albon at Red Bull

Jul.30 - A familiar face is returning to the F1 paddock to help Alexander Albon get up to speed. Having been promoted to the senior Red Bull team mid-way through his debut season..

July 30, 2020 with 0 Comments

Van der Garde: Latifi 'not good enough' for F1

Former F1 driver Giedo van der Garde says he isn't sure the sport's only 2020 rookie - Nicholas Latifi - is "good enough" for Formula 1. Dutchman van der Garde, who raced in 2013..

March 10, 2020 with 6 Comments

Van der Garde warns Red Bull over reliance on Newey

Red Bull must be cautious not to become over-reliant on technical boss Adrian Newey, according to former F1 driver Giedo van der Garde. Newey is regarded as being among the..

January 20, 2020 with 0 Comments

Van der Garde: Kubica's F1 future 'doesn't look good'

Former F1 driver Giedo van der Garde says Robert Kubica's future on the grid "doesn't look good". After a long absence from Formula 1 following his 2011 rallying crash, the now..

August 23, 2019 with 0 Comments

Van der Garde tells Verstappen to stay at Red Bull

Former F1 driver Giedo van der Garde has urged Max Verstappen to stay put at Red Bull-Honda. In recent days and weeks, it has emerged that the Dutch driver has a..

July 11, 2019 with 2 Comments

Van der Garde: Verstappen ready to beat Hamilton

Dec.22 - Max Verstappen developed as both a person and a driver in 2017. That is the view of former F1 driver Giedo van der Garde, as he contemplated the solidifying stardom of..

December 22, 2017 with 0 Comments

Van der Garde returns to racing in 2016

Jan.12 - Giedo van der Garde is putting the Sauber scandal of 2015 behind him as he returns to racing this season. The Dutchman's bid to race in formula one last year famously..

January 12, 2016 with 0 Comments

Ecclestone: Van der Garde right to attack Sauber

Oct.11 - Bernie Ecclestone says Giedo van der Garde was right to pursue Sauber in the courts earlier this year. As the 2015 season began in Melbourne, Dutch driver van der Garde..

October 11, 2015 with 1 Comment

Van der Garde causes a stir with Spa paddock visit

Aug.23 - Giedo van der Garde says he is not targeting a return to formula one. On Saturday, the Dutchman announced on social media that he is visiting the Belgian grand prix --..

August 23, 2015 with 0 Comments

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