Sahara Force India

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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"...
  • Sergio Perez joins Force India to partner Nico Hulkenberg in 2014 12-12-2013 09:09 PM

    London: Mexican Sergio Perez will race for Force India next season, the British-based Formula One team announced on Thursday. Perez joins the Vijay Mallya-run outfit after being replaced at under-performing McLaren by Danish rookie Kevin Magnussen, 21. The 23-year-old will team up with Germany's Nico Hulkenberg, who competed for Swiss-based...
  • Nico Hulkenberg rejoins Sahara Force India 03-12-2013 10:08 PM

    Silverstone: German driver Nico Hulkenberg will return to Sahara Force India in the Formula One Championships next year after agreeing a multi-year 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...
  • No points for Sahara Force India at US Grand Prix 18-11-2013 10:55 AM

    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 team-mate Paul di Resta finished at the 15th position at the US Grand Prix here. Sutil's car was involved in an accident with that...
  • Force India's Di Resta finishes sixth, Sutil 10th in Abu Dhabi GP 04-11-2013 09:34 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Paul Di Resta delivered a great result for Sahara Force India by finishing sixth, his second-best of the season, while Adrian Sutil came 10th in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, here on Sunday. Going in with a one-stop strategy from P11 on the grid, Di Resta managed his...
  • Force India look for India encore in Abu Dhabi 31-10-2013 07:54 PM

    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...
  • Mumbai teen ready to become India's next Formula One driver 26-10-2013 03:39 PM

    India has no Formula One driver and there will be no grand prix here next year but Force India co-owner 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...
  • Force India to pay tribute to Sachin Tendulkar at Indian Grand Prix 25-10-2013 12:18 PM

    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 oft-used nicknames adorn their cars' nose section come Sunday. "Sahara Force India pays tribute to cricketing legend Sachin...
  • Force India need to improve, says Paul di Resta 23-10-2013 09:22 AM

    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 13-10-2013 06:46 PM

    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...
  • Force India's Sutil to start 15th, Di Resta 17th on Singapore GP grid 21-09-2013 10:58 PM

    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...
  • Di Resta reprimanded by stewards for collision in Monza 09-09-2013 08:11 PM

    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...
  • Force India have let things slip: Paul di Resta 11-08-2013 02:11 PM

    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 a...
  • I am happy to stay with Force India: Adrian Sutil 06-08-2013 02:41 PM

    Force India driver Adrian Sutil has confirmed he would remain with the Silverstone-based 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 26-07-2013 03:35 PM

    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...
  • Force India cancel Rossiter's F1 practice debut 28-06-2013 01:28 PM

    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 25-06-2013 12:22 PM

    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...
  • Force India's 100th GP earns them seven points 10-06-2013 11:19 AM

    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...
  • Red Bull's Webber fastest in final practice at Montreal 08-06-2013 09:22 PM

    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...
  • We are knocking on the door of 1st podium: Force India 04-06-2013 06:05 PM

    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...
  • Rising costs risk F1 future of smaller teams: Vijay Mallya 29-05-2013 05:11 PM

    London: Sahara Force India team principal Vijay Mallya feels that rising costs vis-a-vis 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...
  • Force India's Adrian Sutil finishes 5th at Monaco GP 26-05-2013 08:59 PM

    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. Team-mate Paul di Resta, who started in 17th, finished ninth to bag...
  • Bob Fernley says costs threaten some Formula One teams 25-05-2013 05:09 PM

    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...
  • We're content with season so far: Force India drivers 23-04-2013 05:24 PM

    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 Silverstone-based outfit should be content with what it has achieved so far this season as the car requires some updates....
  • Force India's di Resta and Sutil to start 5th, 6th at Bahrain 20-04-2013 06:44 PM

    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...
  • Force India to reprimand their drivers for China collission 16-04-2013 10:11 AM

    Shanghai: Adrian Sutil and Paul Di Resta will be reprimanded by Force India for their opening lap collision at the Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix here. Both Sutil and Di Resta blamed each other for the incident, without which the Scot could have finished the race higher than eighth. Sutil...
  • Force India relaxed about return to Bahrain 13-04-2013 09:37 AM

    Shanghai: Protests in Bahrain ahead of next week's Formula One Grand Prix are giving Force India no sleepless nights despite the scare team members had last year when they were caught in a petrol bomb incident. "Lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place ... I am not expecting any...
  • We are better force now, says Sahara Force India chief 08-04-2013 04:50 PM

    Shanghai: Sahara Force India do not depend now just on wet weather conditions to upset the big teams as the car is competitive enough in all conditions, team principal Vijay Mallya asserted Monday. Going into Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix, Force India are fifth in the constructors standings, behind Mercedes and...