SAHARA FORCE INDIA

  • 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...
  • 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 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 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...
  • Hulkenberg qualifies 7th but Perez a poor 16th for Aus GP March 15, 2014

    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 turbo...
  • Sahara Force India gear up for new F1 season March 7, 2014

    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" pre-season...
  • Sergio Perez joins Force India to partner Nico Hulkenberg in 2014 December 12, 2013

    London: Mexican Sergio Perez will race for Force India next season, the Britishbased Formula One team announced on Thursday. Perez joins the Vijay Mallyarun outfit after being replaced at underperforming McLaren by Danish rookie Kevin Magnussen, 21. The 23yearold will team up with Germany's Nico Hulkenberg, who competed for Swissbased Sauber...
  • Nico Hulkenberg rejoins Sahara Force India December 3, 2013

    Silverstone: German driver Nico Hulkenberg will return to Sahara Force India in the Formula One Championships next year after agreeing a multiyear deal, the F1 team said on Tuesday. Hulkenberg raced for Sahara Force India in 2012 before moving to Sauber this season. "Sahara Force India is delighted to confirm that Nico...
  • No points for Sahara Force India at US Grand Prix November 18, 2013

    Austin: Sahara Force India returned pointless in the penultimate Formula One race of the season as Adrian Sutil crashed out in the first lap itself while teammate Paul di Resta finished at the 15th position at the US Grand Prix here. Sutil's car was involved in an accident with that of...
  • Force India's Di Resta finishes sixth, Sutil 10th in Abu Dhabi GP November 4, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Paul Di Resta delivered a great result for Sahara Force India by finishing sixth, his secondbest of the season, while Adrian Sutil came 10th in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, here on Sunday. Going in with a onestop strategy from P11 on the grid, Di Resta managed his tyres...
  • Force India look for India encore in Abu Dhabi October 31, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Sahara Force India are targetting a repeat of India performance at this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, saying the approach taken in the 'home' race has worked well for the side. The Indian team had both the cars in the points with Pul di Resta finishing eighth ahead of...
  • Mumbai teen ready to become India's next Formula One driver October 26, 2013

    India has no Formula One driver and there will be no grand prix here next year but Force India coowner Vijay Mallya believes he has unearthed the country's next driving talent in a Mumbai teenager. There is a clear lack of buzz around Sunday's Indian Grand Prix, which stares at an...
  • Force India to pay tribute to Sachin Tendulkar at Indian Grand Prix October 25, 2013

    Greater Noida: Sachin Tendulkar will not be seen at this year's Indian Grand Prix but Sahara Force India would nonetheless pay tribute to the retiring cricket icon by having one of his oftused nicknames adorn their cars' nose section come Sunday. "Sahara Force India pays tribute to cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar...
  • Force India need to improve, says Paul di Resta October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Though the season hasn't been much impressive for Paul di Resta, the Force India driver is hoping for a turnaround before the home crowd in this weekend's Indian Grand Prix 2013 at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC). Di resta, who joined Force India in 2011, will be racing...
  • Force India return pointless at Japanese Grand Prix October 13, 2013

    Suzuka: Sahara Force India returned pointless for the second consecutive time as Paul di Resta and Adrian Sutil on Sunday finished a disappointing 11th and 14th, respectively at the Japanese Grand Prix Formula One race. Di Resta, who started 12th at the grid, didn't have best of the start but drove...
  • Force India's Sutil to start 15th, Di Resta 17th on Singapore GP grid September 21, 2013

    Singapore: Sahara Force India continued to struggle as Adrian Sutil will start Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix from 15th position on the grid and Paul di Resta from 17th. Di Resta was eliminated in Q1 after timing 1:46.121 while Sutil could not make it to Q3 after managing a 1:45.185 in Q2....
  • Di Resta reprimanded by stewards for collision in Monza September 9, 2013

    Monza: Sahara Force India's Paul di Resta has been handed a reprimand by the stewards for colliding with Lotus driver Romain Grosjean on the first lap of the Italian Grand Prix, here on Sunday. The Scot's race ended with the crash but Grosjean survived to finish eighth. Di Resta's team-mate Adrian...
  • Force India have let things slip: Paul di Resta August 11, 2013

    Sahara Force India driver Paul di Resta believes that his team has not been up to the mark in the last few races and need to make a strong comeback. Force India were off to a strong start in the early part of the season but failed to score...
  • I am happy to stay with Force India: Adrian Sutil August 6, 2013

    Force India driver Adrian Sutil has confirmed he would remain with the Silverstonebased outfit next season. It was a welcome second chance for Sutil after he had to sit out the 2012 season following a 2011 altercation in a Chinese nightclub. Making his comeback in the same outfit, Sutil has...
  • Adrian Sutil reaches 100 races, still chasing first podium July 26, 2013

    Budapest: Adrian Sutil is a man in a hurry but he needs to move up a gear in Hungary this weekend to have a chance of a first podium finish in his 100th Formula One grand prix. The Force India driver, who has only ever raced for the one team in...
  • Force India cancel Rossiter's F1 practice debut June 28, 2013

    Wet conditions at the Silverstone race track have forced Sahara Force India to cancel James Rossiter's Formula One Practice debut ahead of the first practice for the British Grand Prix. Rossiter is the simulator driver for Force India and was scheduled to drive Adrian Sutil's VJM06 during the first practice...
  • Di Resta hopes to be third time lucky at Silverstone June 25, 2013

    Sahara Force India driver Paul Di Resta hasn't seen sunny days at Silverstone, and the Scot heads into this weekend's British Grand Prix believing that his home race owes him a good result. On his two attempts at the Silverstone track, Di Resta has blown hot and cold. He qualified a...
  • Force India's 100th GP earns them seven points June 10, 2013

    Montreal: Sahara Force India celebrated their 100th race in style, scoring seven points with Paul Di Resta and Adrian Sutil finishing in seventh and 10th position respectively at the Canadian Grand Prix here. Starting 17th on the grid, Di Resta drove a magnificent race and climbed to 7th position which he...
  • Red Bull's Webber fastest in final practice at Montreal June 8, 2013

    Montreal: Mark Webber of Red Bull posted the quickest lap in an abbreviated and wet final practice session at the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday. Webber's best lap at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve was 1 minute, 17.895 seconds. Adrian Sutil of Force India was second fastest at 1:18.248, followed by defending race...
  • We are knocking on the door of 1st podium: Force India June 4, 2013

    Montreal: Encouraged by consistent results, Sahara Force India is hoping to break the podium jinx at Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix, which will be the 100th race for the side. The Indian side is placed fifth in the Constructors' Championship with 44 points, seven ahead of formidable McLaren. Paul di Resta has...
  • Rising costs risk F1 future of smaller teams: Vijay Mallya May 29, 2013

    London: Sahara Force India team principal Vijay Mallya feels that rising costs visavis the new regulations in 2014 may squeeze smaller teams out of Formula 1. Budget of teams will rise substantially with the introduction of 1.6 litre V6 engines next season. There is no cost control mechanism in the sport...
  • Force India's Adrian Sutil finishes 5th at Monaco GP May 26, 2013

    Monte Carlo: Force India driver Adrian Sutil drove a superb race to come home in fifth position and bagging 10 points in the prestigious Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix held here at the Circuit de Monaco on Sunday. Teammate Paul di Resta, who started in 17th, finished ninth to bag two...
  • Bob Fernley says costs threaten some Formula One teams May 25, 2013

    Monaco: Some Formula One teams face a fight for survival next season when engine costs more than double, Force India deputy principal Bob Fernley said on Saturday. "You shouldn't underestimate the resolve of Formula One teams, they are incredibly resilient and probably will come through," the Briton said at the Monaco...
  • We're content with season so far: Force India drivers April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Sahara Force India might have narrowly missed out on a podium finish in last weekend's Bahrain GP, but its drivers Paul di Resta and Adrian Sutil feel the Silverstonebased outfit should be content with what it has achieved so far this season as the car requires some updates. Force...
  • Force India's di Resta and Sutil to start 5th, 6th at Bahrain April 20, 2013

    Manama: Sahara Force India recorded their best qualifying performance this season at the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix here Saturday. Paul di Resta and Adrian Sutil set the seventh and eighth fastest times but will start the race fifth and sixth on the grid after penalties for Mark Webber and Lewis...