Force India

  • Hulkenberg finishes 7th, Perez 10th as Force India clinch seven points at German GP 4 days ago

    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 points-finish for the team . After starting ninth on the grid, Hulkenberg had moved up to fifth in the very first lap, following a crash involving...
  • Both Force India cars in top-10 in qualifying for German Grand Prix 5 days ago

    Hockenheim: Both the Sahara Force India drivers managed to get into top-10 on the grid for the German Grand Prix as Nico Hulkenberg qualified ninth, just ahead of team-mate Sergio Perez. Hulkenberg, for whom it is a home race, pipped Perez by a narrow margin as he clocked 1:18.014 in Q3,...
  • Force India bag four points at Silverstone but lose ground in team standings July 6, 2014

    Silverstone: Nico Hulkenberg ensured Sahara Force India got something positive out of a tough weekend at home by finishing eighth in the Formula 1 British Grand Prix on Sunday. The Silverstone squad failed to find pace on the high downforce Silverstone Circuit the entire week and had to go for a...
  • Force India in race for 3rd-place with Ferrari, says Robert Fernley June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Force India are in good shape to fight Formula 1 giants Ferrari for third place in the team standings, said deputy team boss Robert Fernley on their battle against the Italian manufacturer operating on a much higher budget. According to the 2013 figures, Ferrari and Red Bull spent in...
  • Perez recovery gives Force India 10 points at Austrian GP June 22, 2014

    Spielberg: Sergio Perez staged a remarkable recovery to finish sixth from 15th on the grid while Nico Hulkenberg came home ninth to earn 10 points for Sahara Force India from the Austrian Grand Prix, here on Sunday. The Silverstone squad could have got a couple of points more had Red Bull's...
  • Force India to start 10th, 11th in Austrian Grand Prix June 21, 2014

    Force India drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez will start the Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix from 10th and 11th positions, respectively, at the Red Bull Ring on Sunday. Williams locked out the front row with Brazilian Felipe Massa clinching pole, his first since Brazil in 2008 where he also went...
  • FIA upholds penalty for Sergio Perez after Canadian GP June 21, 2014

    Force India have failed in their bid to overturn a five-place grid penalty for Sergio Perez at Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix. Formula One's governing body on Friday upheld the stewards' decision at the June 8 Canadian GP to punish the Mexican driver after a high-speed collision with Felipe Massa's Williams. Racing in...
  • Force India seek to overturn Perez penalty June 19, 2014

    Force India have presented new evidence to Formula One's governing body in a bid to have Mexican Sergio Perez's five-place grid penalty overturned for Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix. Perez picked up the punishment after he and Brazilian Felipe Massa, driving for Williams, collided in Canada while battling for fourth place...
  • Force India's Nico Hulkenberg wants to continue points-scoring spree June 16, 2014

    Spielberg, Austria: Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg hopes to continue his form and run of points finishes with a competitive showing at this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring here. The German has finished in points in all seven races this season, four times with a best finish...
  • Force India extend points streak despite Sergio Perez crash June 9, 2014

    Montreal: Sahara Force India's points-scoring spree continued following a fifth-place finish by Nico Hulkenberg even as his team-mate Sergio Perez suffered a heavy crash on the final lap of a thrilling Canadian Grand Prix. Perez, who almost pulled off team's one stop strategy, was running fourth on Lap 70 when was...
  • Force India' Hulkenberg to start 11th, Perez 13th at Canadian Grand Prix June 8, 2014

    Montreal: After enduring a tough Practice, Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg managed to secure a 11th position on the grid while Sergio Perez qualified 13th for the Canadian Grand Prix. With his fastest lap of 1:16.300 in Q2, Hulkenberg just missed out on Q3 in a very tight qualifying session in...
  • Consistent Hulkenberg not losing sleep over elusive F1 podium June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Force India's Nico Hulkenberg, arguably the best driver yet to step on the Formula One podium in his fourth season, says he is not losing sleep over an elusive top three finish despite a series of missed opportunities and is confident of being there "one day". The Force India...
  • Hulkenberg earns 10 points for Force India, Perez exits early May 25, 2014

    Monaco: Nico Hulkenberg finished fifth for the third time this season after Sergio Perez suffered a crash in the first lap as Sahara Force India secured 10 points from the Monaco Grand Prix under overcast conditions on Sunday. Hulkenberg showed great control to take fifth position after starting 11th from the...
  • Sergio Perez to start 10th, Nico Hulkenberg 11th at Monaco Grand Prix May 24, 2014

    Monaco: Sahara Force India's chance to challenge Ferrai for the third position diminished after Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg managed 10th and 11th place on the grid for Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix. Ferrai are placed third with 66 points, nine more that Force India, in the constructors championship. Fernando Alonso and Kimi...
  • Force India finish 9th, 10th in Spain May 11, 2014

    Barcelona: Force India drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg finished ninth and 10th, respectively, at the Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix held at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Sunday. The race was won by Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton in a thrilling finish just 0.6 seconds ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg while...
  • Force India fail to qualify in top-10 of Spanish Grand Prix May 10, 2014

    Barcelona: Either of the Force India drivers failed to make Q3 for the first time this Formula One season after Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez set the 11th and 12th fastest times respectively in the Spanish Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday. The Circuit de Catalunya is not among the stronger tracks...
  • Force India remain in top-3 with double points finish in Shanghai April 20, 2014

    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 Saturday...
  • Force India's Nico Hulkenberg to start 8th at Chinese GP April 19, 2014

    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 achieved...
  • Formula One drivers in talks to resolve pay disputes April 18, 2014

    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 the...
  • Force India aim to repeat podium show in China April 16, 2014

    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 catapulted...
  • Force India's Nico Hulkenberg keen to make amends in China April 10, 2014

    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 18...
  • Force India confident of more podium finishes April 7, 2014

    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 57-lap...
  • Force India scale the F1 heights April 7, 2014

    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 former...
  • Force India on Bahrain GP podium as Sergio Perez finishes third April 6, 2014

    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 the...
  • Lewis Hamilton edges Nico Rosberg to win Bahrain Grand Prix April 6, 2014

    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 no team...
  • Force India's Perez to start 5th, Hulkenburg 12th in Bahrain April 5, 2014

    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 13th...
  • Perez hopes Bahrain can make up for Sepang snooze April 3, 2014

    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. It...
  • Vijay Mallya calls for improvement in car for podium April 2, 2014

    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...
  • Formula One standings after the Malaysian Grand Prix March 31, 2014

    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 looked...
  • Force India's Hulkenberg finishes fifth in Malaysia March 30, 2014

    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 eight...