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F1: Giedo Van der Garde to move to Sahara Force India?

Dutch Formula 1 driver, Giedo Van der Garde is supported by wealthy sponsors and could find a new home at Sahara Force India in 2014.

RTL Nederland has reported that Marcel Boekhoorn, one of the richest Dutch businessmen and billionaire, could be interested in buying into Sahara Force India Formula 1 team.

One of the co-owners of the Indian team is fellow countryman, Michiel Mol.

Van der Garde’s long-time girlfriend is Denise Boekhoorn, Marcel’s daughter.

Marcel Boekhoorn is a major investor in the Netherlands, and is reportedly a major investor in McGregor Fashion Group, Giedo’s main sponsor this year at Caterham.

Sahara Force India has now to choose its 2014 drivers between Adrian Sutil (sponsored by Medion), Van der Garde (McGregor), Nico Hulkenberg (no major personal sponsor), Sergio Perez (Telmex), maybe Pastor Maldonado (PDVSA), and Briton James Calado (the current third driver).

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Giedo Van der Garde. (Photo: René Fagnan)