FORCE INDIA

  • Double points finish for Force India at season-ending Abu Dhabi GP 3 days ago

    Abu Dhabi: Sahara Force India ended the 2014 season on a high with Nico Hulkenberg finishing the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in sixth position just ahead of teammate Sergio Perez, here on Sunday. With double points on offer in the season-ending race at the majestic Yas Marina Circuit, Force India collected...
  • Force India confirm Sergio Perez for 2015 and beyond 4 days ago

    Abu Dhabi: Sahara Force India on Saturday made it official that Mexican driver Sergio Perez will continue racing with the team in 2015 and beyond. Team principal Vijay Mallya had already said that he would be happy to retain Perez and his German teammate Nico Hulkenberg for another year. The announcement...
  • Formula One: Force India miss top-10 again in qualifying 4 days ago

    Abu Dhabi: Sahara Force India's Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg set the 13th and 14th fastest time in the qualifying of the Formula 1 season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix here on Saturday. Either of the Force India cars have not made Q3 since the Italian Grand Prix in early September. Both...
  • Force India to trial new race display system 1 week ago

    Formula One is set to test a new on-car display system championed by Lewis Hamilton's father Anthony aimed at helping fans to follow a race without having to take their eyes off the action. Hamilton said the 'Info Wing', a carbon fibre camera mount with an integrated LED display system, would...
  • Formula One: Force India name test drivers 1 week ago

    Abu Dhabi: Force India confirmed on Wednesday that Jolyon Palmer and Richard 'Spike' Goddard will test for the team in Abu Dhabi next week. It will be the GP2 champion Palmer's first drive in an F1 car while Goddard received the opportunity after driving in F3 for two years. Briton Palmer won...
  • Formula One: Small teams seek Abu Dhabi talks with Ecclestone November 18, 2014

    Formula One's smaller teams have written to Bernie Ecclestone to press demands for a bigger share of the sport's considerable revenues. Force India deputy principal Bob Fernley told Reuters a letter had been sent on Monday to commercial supremo Ecclestone seeking a meeting at this weekend's season-ending race in Abu...
  • Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is special to me: Sergio Perez November 17, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Force India driver Sergio Perez on Monday said that the Yas Marina Circuit is special for him as he drove a Formula 1 car for the first time. Speaking ahead of this weekend's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the Mexican driver said: "Abu Dhabi is a special race on...
  • Difficult to get into rhythm in Abu Dhabi GP: Nico Hulkenburg November 17, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Force India driver Nico Hulkenburg on Monday said, ahead of this weekend's Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, that the Yas Marina Circuit is a difficult track to get into rhythm as it has long straights followed by tight corners. "Abu Dhabi is a nice venue. The racing looks...
  • Vijay Mallya says Force India will race on November 10, 2014

    Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya has rejected speculation about his Formula One team's finances, saying they will be racing for years to come. Speaking at the Brazilian Grand Prix, where only nine teams competed on Sunday, Mallya said Force India would not be following Marussia and Caterham onto the sporting...
  • Hulkenberg earns four points in Brazil, Force India set to finish sixth November 10, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Sahara Force India are set to finish sixth this year in the team championship after Nico Hulkenberg ended the Brazilian Grand Prix in eighth position while Sergio Perez could not enter the points bracket. Following Hulkenberg's eighth place and Perez's 15th place finish on Sunday, Force India are positioned...
  • Formula One money and engine talks stall November 9, 2014

    Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone will meet commercial rights holders CVC in London next week after talks with teams in Brazil on Saturday produced no agreement on giving smaller outfits more money to help them survive. A separate meeting with manufacturers on the possibility of relaxing an engine 'freeze' for next...
  • Vijay Mallya denies Force India ever considered boycott November 8, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Force India principal and co-owner Vijay Mallya has silenced any further talk of a Formula One boycott, saying his team never intended to do anything other than race. "Here I am fighting with McLaren. I want to beat McLaren. If I park my car, I might as well just...
  • Force India have exercised option on Perez: Vijay Mallya November 8, 2014

    Force India have exercised an option on Mexican driver Sergio Perez for next year and are negotiating a contract extension for 2016, the Formula One team's co-owner Vijay Mallya said on Friday. "I have a two-year contract with Sergio Perez," the principal told reporters at the Brazilian Grand Prix. "There is nothing...
  • F1: Sergio Perez to stay at Force India November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Sahara Force India boss Vijay Mallya on Monday confirmed that the team will retain their current driver line-up for the 2015 Formula One season by giving Sergio Perez an extension, something they have already done in the case of Nico Hulkenberg. Perez has expressed on numerous occasions that he...
  • Terrible weekend for Force India at US Grand Prix November 3, 2014

    Austin: Sahara Force India witnessed a terrible outing at the United States Grand Prix as both its drivers - Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg retired early into the race because of varied reasons at the Circuit of The Americas here. While Perez suffered an accident in the first lap, Hulkenberg pulled...
  • Nico Hulkenberg to continue with Force India in 2015 season October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Nico Hulkeberg will continue to race for Sahara Force India in the 2015 Formula One season, the team confirmed on Monday. The 27-year-old German had returned to Force India at the start of 2014 after spending a year with Sauber and has enjoyed a reasonably good season, finishing among...
  • Force India cars qualify 12th, 13th for Russian Grand Prix October 11, 2014

    Sochi: Force India drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez set almost identical times to qualify 12th and 13th, respectively, for the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom here Saturday. However, their starting grid positions are likely to change as Hulkenberg, McLaren's Kevin Magnussen and Marussia's Max Chilton will...
  • Force India's Sergio Perez looking forward to Russian Grand Prix October 8, 2014

    Sochi: Force India driver Sergio Perez Tuesday said he is looking forward to the inaugural Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix to be held at the Sochi Autodrom on Sunday. "I'm really looking forward to the race in Sochi. It's a country that will be totally new for me and so it's...
  • Force India reclaim fifth place with double points finish September 21, 2014

    Singapore: Both Force India drivers successfully finished among the points as Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg ended seventh and ninth respectively at the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday. Perez, who started 15th, brought home six points while his German teammate, who took flight from 13th position, came back with...
  • Force India struggle in Singapore Grand Prix qualifying September 20, 2014

    Singapore: Force India drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez experienced a tough qualifying in the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix, setting 13th and 15th fastest times at the Marina Bay Street Circuit on Saturday. Both Hulkenberg and Perez failed to make Q3 with times of 1:47.308 and 1:47.575 respectively. The Silverstone squad...
  • Sergio Perez earns 6 points for Force India in Monza September 7, 2014

    Monza: Capitalising on a top10 start, Sergio Perez finished seventh to secure six points for Sahara Force India at the Italian Grand Prix as the team reduced the gap with fifthplaced McLaren to just one, on Sunday. Nico Hulkenberg, who started 13th on grid, could gain only a place in the...
  • Italian Grand Prix: Force India drivers to start 10th, 14th September 6, 2014

    Monza: Force India drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg will start 10th and 14th respectively at Sunday's Formula One Italian Grand Prix at the Autodromo di Monza here. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton took pole Saturday from teammate Nico Rosberg while Valtteri Bottas of Williams will start third at the historic 5.7...
  • Expect Force India to be competitive, says Nico Hulkenberg September 1, 2014

    Monza: Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg expects his Force India to be competitive at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza here for this weekend's Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix. "I expect us to be quite competitive. It should be better for us than Spa. It's all about power and top speed and we...
  • Force India's Sergio Perez hopes for a podium at Italian Grand Prix September 1, 2014

    Monza: Force India driver Sergio Perez is hoping to emulate the performance he delivered at the 2012 Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix when he achieved a podium at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza. The Mexican driver finished second two years ago and said he will try to do the same at this...
  • Force India bag five points from Spa after Kevin Magnussen penalty August 24, 2014

    Spa: Force India gained from Kevin Magnussen's postrace 20 seconds penalty with their drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg promoted a place to be classified as eighth and 10th respectively at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday. Though the penalty for the McLaren driver was not enough for Force India to...
  • Forgettable qualifying for Force India at Spa August 23, 2014

    Spa: Force India experienced a forgettable qualifying at the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix, where their drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg could only post 13th and 18th fastest times in a wet session on Saturday. The biggest casualty of Q3 was Nico Hulkenberg, who was eliminated in the first part...
  • Sergio Perez expects to stay at Force India August 21, 2014

    Mexican Sergio Perez says he expects to stay at the Force India Formula One team next season with an extension likely to be agreed in a matter of weeks. "Nothing is confirmed yet but we should be, in the next couple of weeks, sorted for next year," the former Sauber and...
  • Force India return emptyhanded at Hungarian Grand Prix July 27, 2014

    Budapest: Sahara Force India recorded their worst performance of the season as the team had first nopoints finish with both Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez crashing out of the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday. Hulkenberg collided with Perez in the 14th lap of the race as his record of scoring points...
  • Force India happy to retain drivers, says Vijay Mallya July 26, 2014

    Budapest: Force India are happy with their current pairing of Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez and see no need to replace either driver next season, the Formula One team's owner Vijay Mallya said on Friday. "We have options on both and I'm very happy with both of them and I see...
  • Hulkenberg finishes 7th, Perez 10th as Force India clinch seven points at German GP July 20, 2014

    Hockenheim: Sahara Force India had a decent outing at the German Grand Prix as Nico Hulkenberg finished seventh and Sergio Perez 10th in a double pointsfinish for the team . After starting ninth on the grid, Hulkenberg had moved up to fifth in the very first lap, following a crash involving...