Giedo van der Garde will test with Mercedes DTM


Giedo van der Garde continues to search for a seat. After competing in the 2013 season with the team Caterham, the pilot dutchman signed for Sauber as a test driver. The relationship between the training switzerland F1 and van der Garde was quite tight and ended abruptly with a settlement in which the pilot waived his right to compete in F1 with the team to change a compensation that amounted to around 16 billion dollars. Since then, the pilot’s natural Rhenen still looking for your niche in any category leading to the margin of the Formula 1.

Giedo van der Garde tested the Bentley GT3 to the beginning of the year. Also had conversations with Toyota’s Gazoo Racing in the face of a possible connection with the formation by the japanese in the WEC, as we have in the exclusive. However, to date, has not crystallized at all, and the dutchman has other options ahead. According to ‘Autosport’, Giedo van der Garde will test the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM. The test will take place during the next month in the usual tests that usually make the championship in Jerez in the first week of December. It will not be the only pilot present.

In fact, in addition to Giedo van der Garde, in the DTM Mercedes uploaded by Jake Dennis and Jazeman Jaafar. The first will be his first laps in a car of these characteristics after being a regular in the grill of the European Formula 3. For its part, the malaysian Jaafar has also had a notable presence in the Formula Renault 3.5 with team Fortec. In addition, it shares with Mercedes to sponsor Buddy. All they expect to have a chance in the DTM all time Mercedes may have a bacante with the possible departure of the champion Pascal Wehrlein.