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Dutch GP2 driver eyes 2011 F1 debut
Giedo van der Garde
(GMM)  Giedo van der Garde is hoping to make his formula one race debut in 2011.

The 25-year-old Dutch GP2 driver, who has previously been under contract as a F1 test driver with the Super Aguri and Spyker teams, is in talks with several teams according to his manager.

"There are concrete offers from two teams," manager Jan Paul ten Hoopen is quoted by Algemeen Dagblad newspaper.

"We have received one contract we could sign immediately.  But for that we need partners," he added.

The struggling Spanish team HRT is reportedly not in the running for van der Garde's services.

"It makes no sense to spend a lot of money on a seat if Giedo's career will be finished for the following year.  It wouldn't be the first time it has happened to a driver," said ten Hoopen.

He is hoping a deal can be finalized by F1's Abu Dhabi finale.

Former Dutch F1 driver Jos Verstappen wrote in his latest column for De Telegraaf: "I have heard he (van der Garde) has spoken with Virgin and Lotus."

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