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Speculation suggests that Giedo van der Garde is get a race seat at Caterham

Dutchman to announce future plans on Friday

By Mike Wise.   Last Updated: 13/02/13 11:16am

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Giedo van der Garde: Announcement on Friday?

Giedo van der Garde: Announcement on Friday?

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Fresh speculation claims that Giedo van der Garde will be announced as a race driver at Caterham for the upcoming season.

"This afternoon I will announce my future plans! stay put!" tweeted the 27-year-old Dutchman on Friday morning, who raced for the team in GP2 last season and also served as Caterham reserve driver at six grands prix.

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Van der Garde finished sixth overall in the feeder series in 2012, recording two wins, is not the only GP2 driver set to move up according to the rumour mill.

Luiz Razia, who finished runner-up last year, has been linked with the vacancy at Marussia where, assuming he gets the drive, the Brazilian would partner Max Chilton, who finished fourth overall.

Meanwhile Jules Bianchi, who competed in GP2 before switching to Formula Renault 3.5 last year, looks set to be revealed by Force India, where he is already reserve.

Sky Sports F1's Martin Brundle tweeted: "If Bianchi,Van der Garde and Razia are confirmed at Force India, Caterham and Marussia as anticipated it will continue a GP2 coup of the F1 paddock."

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