SERGIO PEREZ

  • Double points finish for Force India at season-ending Abu Dhabi GP November 23, 2014

    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 November 22, 2014

    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 November 22, 2014

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Perez calls for more use of safety car after Bianchi crash October 9, 2014

    Formula One should deploy the safety car whenever a tractor is used to retrieve a car from the track, Mexican Sergio Perez said on Thursday, as drivers reflected on Jules Bianchi's horrific crash in Japan last weekend. Bianchi has been in hospital since the accident at Suzuka, the last medical bulletin...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Both Force India cars in top10 in qualifying for German Grand Prix July 19, 2014

    Hockenheim: Both the Sahara Force India drivers managed to get into top10 on the grid for the German Grand Prix as Nico Hulkenberg qualified ninth, just ahead of teammate Sergio Perez. Hulkenberg, for whom it is a home race, pipped Perez by a narrow margin as he clocked 1:18.014 in Q3,...
  • Sergio Perez apologises for joke about women drivers July 5, 2014

    Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez has apologised to Williams test driver Susie Wolff after a joke about women racers backfired on him. Wolff, who in Friday practice with Williams at the British Grand Prix became the first woman in 22 years to take part in a Formula One weekend, made...
  • 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 fiveplace 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 highspeed 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 fiveplace 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 extend points streak despite Sergio Perez crash June 9, 2014

    Montreal: Sahara Force India's pointsscoring spree continued following a fifthplace finish by Nico Hulkenberg even as his teammate 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...