Giedo van der Garde will be lapping up the atmosphere as he prepares to contest his first Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka this weekend.
It will not be the Dutchman's first time around Suzuka in a Formula 1 car, however, as van der Garde completed 22 laps in Free Practice 1 ahead of the 2012 Japanese Grand Prix.
“I have to say I’m pretty excited about getting back to Suzuka, and Japan in general as it was a place I really enjoyed in 2012,” said van der Garde, who took his Caterham CT03-04 to fifteenth in the Korean Grand Prix. “Last year I didn’t have a chance to go to Tokyo and I promised myself I’d see the capital city this year so my physio Carlos and I are heading there...
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