Maldonado marries his sweetheart in Venezuela 27 December, 2012 Dec.27 (GMM) Williams driver Pastor Maldonado last Saturday married, journalist and regular companion to grand prix races this year, Gabriele Tarkanyi in Canaima, Venezuela. International media reports said the event was attended only by the couple’s closest family and friends. Maria Gabriela Chavez, the daughter of Hugo Chavez, was slated to attend, but she is reportedly at her father’s side as the Venezuelan president recovers in Cuba from cancer surgery. 27-year-old Maldonado, sponsored by the Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, won May’s Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona, but finished the 2012 season just fifteenth. Subbed by AJN. Tweet JodyRenza Apart from his win this year, this must rate as his best move!! The Maldonado couple really give spark to the F1 pitlane!! fools Congrats! Wish you a happy marriage and healthy family Speedo Congratulations and all the best for a Happy Married life. drago All the best Pastor ! You have good taste !