Van der Garde very confident of securing F1 seat for 2014 season
12 December, 2013
Giedo van der Garde appears very confident that he will be on the Formula 1 grid next March when the 2014 season kicks off in Melbourne.
The Dutchman has emerged as a strong player at the tail-end of the 2014 ‘silly season’, with his wealthy backer Marcel Boekhoorn last week insisting that things “will work out” for the 28-year-old.
Van der Garde made his Formula 1 debut for Caterham this year, but he has also been linked with Force India, where the Dutch businessman Michiel Mol is a shareholder.
Dutch television RTL7 now reports that Sauber is also an option.
Asked about the Swiss team, van der Garde answered: “We are working on three teams: [Sauber], Force India and Caterham.
“I hope we have good news within the next two or three weeks,” he added.
Asked about the progress of the negotiations, van der Garde answered: “Good. Very good.” (GMM)
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