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iSport confirms Giedo van der for Asia series

GFH Team iSport are pleased to announce Dutch driver Giedo Van Der Garde as one of their drivers for the upcoming GP2 Asia series which kicks off in Shanghai on 17th October 2008. Giedo van der Garde has been driving this year in World Series by...

GFH Team iSport are pleased to announce Dutch driver Giedo Van Der Garde as one of their drivers for the upcoming GP2 Asia series which kicks off in Shanghai on 17th October 2008.

Giedo van der Garde has been driving this year in World Series by Renault winning the Drivers Championship with one round still remaining. "We are delighted to have Giedo with us for GP2 Asia" Paul Jackson, iSport team principle said "After winning the World Series Championship this year, he is obviously a talented driver and we look forward to working with him. We also expect his experience to be able to help Hamad Al Fardan with his graduation to GP2 and to build our Gulf Finance House team iSport, GP2 Asia team into title contenders"

"Obviously I'm extremely pleased with this promotion," Van der Garde said. "The GP2 is an important series when your target is Formula 1. I really have to thank team boss Paul Jackson and Gulf Finance House, the team's new sponsor, for this opportunity and I can't wait to get behind the wheel. We furthermore took an option to stick with the team for the GP2 Main Series, so let's hope all goes well in Asia."

-credit: isportinternational.com

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Series GP2
Drivers Giedo van der Garde , Hamad Al Fardan