Force India

  • Force India remain in top-3 with double points finish in Shanghai 20-04-2014 05:47 PM

    Shanghai: Sahara Force India secured their third double points finish in four races after Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez came sixth and ninth in the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday. The Silverstone squad showed strong race pace on a two-stop strategy after struggling in a wet qualifying on...
  • Force India's Nico Hulkenberg to start 8th at Chinese GP 19-04-2014 06:53 PM

    Shanghai: Placed second in the constructors' standings, the Force India will start eighth and 16th in Sunday's Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit here. German driver Nico Hulkenberg put his VJM07 in eighth after a wet weather qualifying session on Saturday as teammate Sergio Perez, who...
  • Formula One drivers in talks to resolve pay disputes 18-04-2014 09:23 AM

    Shanghai: Formula One drivers are in talks collectively to try and resolve the issue of unpaid wages but they have ruled out going on strike, some of those affected said on Thursday. Force India's Nico Hulkenberg, who was at financially-troubled Sauber last season and had problems with his salary, said...
  • Force India aim to repeat podium show in China 16-04-2014 01:59 PM

    Shanghai: Sahara Force India say the podium finish in Bahrain was not a "one-off" thing since the car was very consistent and the aim is to repeat the performance at Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. In a terrific show, Sergio Perez finished third and Nico Hulkenberg was fifth as the team...
  • Force India's Nico Hulkenberg keen to make amends in China 10-04-2014 10:28 PM

    The Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix last weekend was the best-ever race for Force India but it still left their highly rated driver, Nico Hulkenberg, "disappointed". Sergio Perez pipped Hulkenberg to record Force India's second-ever podium finish at a floodlit Sakhir Circuit. Perez, who had scored a point to Hulkenerg's...
  • Force India confident of more podium finishes 07-04-2014 06:36 PM

    New Delhi: Sahara Force India deputy team principal Robert Fernly expects his team to remain in podium contention after the Silverstone-squad achieved its first Formula 1 top-three finish in five years at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Sergio Perez held off the challenge from Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and finished the...
  • Force India scale the F1 heights 07-04-2014 09:40 AM

    Manama: Force India reached the giddy heights of second place in the Formula One constructors' championship on Sunday after Mexican Sergio Perez secured only the second podium finish in the team's history. The McLaren discard's third place in the floodlit Bahrain Grand Prix brought the added satisfaction of knocking his...
  • Force India on Bahrain GP podium as Sergio Perez finishes third 06-04-2014 11:32 PM

    Sergio Perez scored Force India's second ever podium in the team's seven-year history after the Mexican driver finished third in the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton clinched victory after he overtook team-mate and pole position man Nico Rosberg at...
  • Lewis Hamilton edges Nico Rosberg to win Bahrain Grand Prix 06-04-2014 10:45 PM

    Lewis Hamilton beat Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg after an intense race-long duel to take victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday. The two Mercedes were predictably in a different league to their rivals and recorded their second one-two finish in eight days after victory last weekend in Malaysia. With...
  • Force India's Perez to start 5th, Hulkenburg 12th in Bahrain 05-04-2014 10:51 PM

    Sakhir: Sahara Force India continued their impressive run in the 2014 season with Sergio Perez qualifying a superb fifth on the grid even as Nico Hulkenberg's last lap was good enough only for 12th place. Perez though will start from fourth position since third-placed Daniel Ricciardo will go down to...
  • Perez hopes Bahrain can make up for Sepang snooze 03-04-2014 05:00 PM

    Force India's Sergio Perez hoped Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix would mark the real start of his Formula One season after dismissing last weekend's Malaysian race as "boring" on Thursday. The Mexican did not start at Sepang due to a gearbox problem and spent the afternoon watching as a spectator instead....
  • Vijay Mallya calls for improvement in car for podium 02-04-2014 06:56 PM

    Sakhir: Sahara Force India have made a solid start to the 2014 Formula 1 season but more needs to be done for the coveted podium finish, said team boss Vijay Mallya ahead of Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix. The Silverstone-squad finds itself in fifth position in the team standings after collecting...
  • Formula One standings after the Malaysian Grand Prix 31-03-2014 01:49 PM

    With two wins from two races under their belt in the new Formula One season, Mercedes are powering confidently toward another speedster's paradise in Bahrain this week, albeit with a watchful eye on fast improving rivals Red Bull. Lewis Hamilton's pole-to-flag victory on Sunday ahead of team mate Nico Rosberg...
  • Force India's Hulkenberg finishes fifth in Malaysia 30-03-2014 05:03 PM

    Sepang: Force India's Nico Hulkenberg impressed once again, securing fifth position in the Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit on Sunday. Teammate Sergio Perez failed to start the race due to an engine problem. Hulkenberg had finished sixth at the season opening Australian Grand Prix, earning his team...
  • Force India's Hulkenberg finishes 7th in qualifying, Perez 14th in Sepang 29-03-2014 08:09 PM

    Sepang: Sahara Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg qualified at seventh place while his team-mate Sergio Perez finished 14th in the qualifying session of the Malaysia Grand Prix of the Formula One Championship on Saturday. On a wet afternoon at the Sepang International Circuit, Hulkenberg's VJM07-04 clocked 2:01.712 in Q3 while...
  • Force India wary of warm weather factor in Sepang 25-03-2014 07:48 PM

    Sepang: Force India are wary of a relatively warm weather in Sepang, which the Silverstone-based F1 team says can impact the result of Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix. Nico Hulkenberg says the second race of the season will be a good test for all the teams. "Malaysia is going to be...
  • Weather a factor for Force India in Malaysian GP 24-03-2014 07:40 PM

    Sepang: Sahara Force India is wary of a relatively warm weather in Sepang, which the Silverstone-based F1 team says can impact the result of Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix. Nico Hulkenberg says the second race of the season will be a good test for all the teams. "Malaysia is going to...
  • Force India opens F1 season with double points finish 16-03-2014 11:53 PM

    Melbourne: Sahara Force India made a dream start to Formula One season with Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez ensuring double points finish for the Siverstone-based outfit by securing creditable sixth and 10th positions, respectively at the eventful Australian Grand Prix on Sunday. Hulkenberg marked his return to Sahara Force India...
  • Nico Hulkenberg helps Force India earn 6 points 16-03-2014 07:56 PM

    Melbourne: Force India enjoyed a positive start to the 2014 Formula 1 season as Nico Hulkenberg scored six points with a seventh-place finish at the Australian Grand Prix here Sunday. Teammate Sergio Perez just missed out on points in 11th. Mercedes' driver Nico Rosberg delivered a superlative performance to win...
  • Hulkenberg qualifies 7th but Perez a poor 16th for Aus GP 15-03-2014 03:14 PM

    Melbourne: Comeback man Nico Hulkenberg has put Sahara Force India in contention for points in the season- opening Australian Grand Prix by securing a seventh place on the grid but Sergio Perez could manage only the 16th spot. The 2014 Formula One season will kick off under new regulations as...
  • Hulkenberg 10th fastest in Practice for Australian GP 14-03-2014 03:15 PM

    Melbourne: Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg was among the top-10 drivers in the practice session for Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park, here. Hulkenberg, who has returned to the side, managed his fastest lap in FP1 in 1 minute and 33.533 seconds but cut down at least two...
  • Sahara Force India gear up for new F1 season 07-03-2014 08:31 PM

    Silverstone: With a slew of rule changes coming into play in the Formula One Championships this year, Sahara Force India Team Principal Vijay Mallya feels it would be a "massive challenge" for a small team like his. Mallya, however, said Sahara Force India was raring to go after a "satisfactory"...
  • Ecclestone backs Mercedes for 2014 title, Force India a 'dark horse' 05-02-2014 06:38 PM

    New Delhi: Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is one of the many who want to see a new champion in the upcoming season, ending the four-year domination of Sebastian Vettel over the sport. The new regulations make the season unpredictable and the F1 czar sees the Mercedes-Nico Rosberg combination best...
  • Daniel Juncadella debuts in F1 pre-season test for Force India 01-02-2014 02:34 PM

    Jerez (Spain): Spanish driver Daniel Juncadella made his Force India debut in the opening Formula 1 pre-season test as the team wrapped up its first week of trial, here. Juncadella, who is the team's reserve driver, covered 81 laps in the VJM07 with the fastest lap timing of 1:29.457 minutes....
  • Force India's Sergio Perez fifth on day two of pre-season testing 30-01-2014 04:20 PM

    Jerez: Sergio Perez set the fifth best time, though the Mexican brought out the second red flag of the day when his Force India VJM07 came to a smoking halt at Turn 1 on the second day of pre-season testing, here. Perez completed 37 laps at the Spanish circuit after...
  • Force India reserve Juncadella will drive at Jerez test 27-01-2014 06:21 PM

    Jerez (Spain): Spanish driver Daniel Juncadella will make his Force India debut in the opening Formula 1 pre-season test beginning here on Tuesday. Juncadella, who was named as the team's reserve driver last week, will take the VJM07 out on the track on Thursday. Race drivers Sergio Perez and Nico...
  • Juncadella joins Sahara Force India as reserve driver 24-01-2014 04:16 PM

    London: Spanish driver Daniel Juncadella has joined Sahara Force India as a reserve driver for the 2014 season, the Formula One team announced on Friday. The 22-year-old will attend all races with the team and take part in several Friday practice sessions to gain valuable track time and experience behind...
  • Sahara Force India ink technical partnership with Motegi 27-12-2013 07:43 PM

    New Delhi: Sahara Force India on Friday announced a new technical partnership with Motegi Racing, a high performance wheel brand. The new partnership will see the team's 2014 car fitted with wheels carrying the Motegi Racing brand. "I'm very happy to announce our partnership with Motegi Racing. 2014 is a...
  • Adrian Sutil to drive for Sauber in 2014 13-12-2013 08:56 PM

    Hinwil, Switzerland: Adrian Sutil will drive for Sauber next year in Formula One. Sauber made the announcement on Friday, one day after Sutil lost his place at Force India, which went to Sergio Perez. The German driver had driven for Force India since 2008, with a break in 2012. Sutil...