Force India

Force India - a relatively young team in Formula 1. She appeared most recently in October of 2007, the consequence of buying the team, "Spiker" the Indian billionaire Vijay Mallya. Race have always been a passion of a businessman and being a true patriot of his country, the new owner renamed the "stable". Already more than three years are the riders, and quite successfully perform under the flag of the team Force India. Headquarters and technical center for part-time teams in the English town of Silverstone. Force India technical director is well-known to fans of racing, James Kay British citizen. The first and second pilot commands -, respectively, the German Adrian Sutil and Italian Vitantonio Liuzzi. Force India official acts on the engine of Mercedes, Force India and the tires provides well-known brand Bridgestone. The team made its debut under his new name, Force India at the World Championships of 2008, which took place in Australia. For all time of existence the team has participated in 25 Grands Prix. Only once the pilots managed to Force India vyborot pole - the most favorable position at the start, which is engaged in a racer on the basis of passing skills. In the 2009th year, Force India has gained in the overall analysis, thirteen points, which allowed the team to reach the end of the season in ninth place in the team standings. In the same year of 2009 at the Brazilian Grand Prix, held in the autumn, from 16 th to the 18-th October at the Interlagos track, the team Force India as a whole has performed quite favorably. As a result of training, Adrian Sutil started from third position, but the accident was forced to go the distance, which, however, did not prevent him to get 20-th place in individual competition. Launched with a 20-position of the Vitantonio Liuzzi brought the team eleventh place in the individual competition. As a result of team scoring, the sixteenth stage of the World Championship in the class of the Formula 1 Force India has shown generally good results. Force India - a promising young team. With such excellent sponsorship, the team can take a forecasted prizes in competitions of 2010 and the upcoming World Cup.
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Formula 1

2017-11-14 12:44:02

Esteban Windows With a bigger budget we would have fought for the title

The pilot Force India Esteban Windows believes that if his team had more money then she could fight for the title.Esteban Windows "Frankly, if all teams had an equal budget or if we had a budget of top teams, many would be surprised that would show the Force India".Force India is now in an interesting situation the team secured fourth place in the Cup of designers, and each new point will cost extra money, since the amount of the entry fee for next season depends on the gains made this year points.Esteban Windows "to Fight for points has become unprofitable for us, because every point you earn is worth 5,500 euros. Now it only robs us of money from the budget".

2017-11-13 10:24:05

Sergio Perez We were able to finish the race in 7th position

Sergio Perez We were able to finish the race in 7th position

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez in Brazil finished devletim. At the end of the race he caught up with a few Weight-Alonso, but to overtake any of them failed.Sergio Perez "the Race was very difficult from start to finish. We have fought with Alonso in the first turn, which cost me several positions. We had enough pace to today in perfect conditions to finish in seventh position. But my inability to move was very difficult because of the temperature, because only I started to attack, as the degradation of the rubber made me abandon the idea. We even changed our strategy, but it was not enough to achieve their goals.The last few laps I spent in a close fight with Alonso and Massa. Massa was very fast in the final sector, while Alonso had the advantage in the second and in the DRS zones. Perhaps if the race lasted just a lap longer I would be able to overtake them both. Considering how the entire race went, I'm happy with the results".

2017-11-13 06:34:04

Roman Grosjean received two penalty points

On the first lap of the race in Brazil Roman Grosjean crashed into Esteban's Windows, which the pilot Force India has gone.Even during the race Grosjean earned a 10-second penalty, which worked during the pit stop. After the finish the stewards of the Brazilian Grand Prix gave the Frenchman two penalty points.

2017-11-12 08:34:05

Niko Hulkenberg the machine is good

Niko Hulkenberg the machine is good

The pilot of Renault Nico Hulkenberg at the end of qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix was on the 8th position.Nico Hulkenberg "Today our result and the car was equally good. I can be happy with yourself and your rate. We had great rounds in the final.Of course, I'd like a little more rain to the peloton mixed up, but that didn't happen. Well, the goal for tomorrow is to finish in the points. This is a reasonable goal, but we have to fight with the pilots Force India, McLaren and Williams. Let's see what happens in the race".

2017-11-12 08:34:04

Sergio Perez I'm happy with this result

Sergio Perez I'm happy with this result

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez in qualifying Grand Prix of Brazil was sixth.Sergio Perez "I am very satisfied with today's result, especially considering how hard it was to work in tandem with the latest qualifications. It was a good fight, because the final was very hard, but I managed in difficult conditions to be sixth. This is our high for today.I have to say "thank you" to the team for all the latest upgrades, because they help us to fight for the finals. The engineers worked so hard and today's result was their merit. I'm glad to be back in the fight in the third round, and I now look forward to the race. Let's see if the rain will go - it will help us to achieve our goals".

2017-11-11 23:24:03

Qualifying score after Brazil

In the team Williams Felipe Massa drove a qualifying score with their partner and 172. The most equal fight to Sauber, where Pascal Wehrlein is leading with a score 107.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 13-6Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 14-5Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 6-13Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 12-7Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 17-2McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 15-3Toro Rosso, Pierre went Out - Brendon Hartley 0-2Renault, Nico - Carlos Sainz 2-1Haas, Roman Grosjean, Kevin Magnussen 12-7Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 7-10.

2017-11-11 09:14:03

Esteban We were able to take a step forward

Esteban We were able to take a step forward

The pilot Force India Esteban Windows in the practice of the Brazilian Grand Prix showed the 7th result.Esteban Windows "I'm happy today. This morning the car was not in the best condition, but we made a big step forward during the second practice. Now the car feels much better, so that is another good work from the team that made the right decisions throughout the day. We need to continue to improve tomorrow and hopefully we will be able to fight for the finals of qualification.To work on the track was very hard physically because it was so hot and humid, a bit like Singapore. I wasn't expecting it, and it was one of the worst days this year".

2017-11-10 12:04:03

Sergio Perez I like Interlagos

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez commented on their goals for the upcoming Grand Prix of Brazil.Sergio Perez "I like Interlagos. For me it's always a special race in the championship. The track is difficult, very difficult. Then feel how the kart track. There's a good mix of turns of varying difficulty. All this allows for an interesting race full of surprises.Rain may begin just suddenly changing the course of the battle for the victory. I remember a rain race last year when I almost made it to the podium. I still regret the missed opportunity. I would love to and this time it was raining - this will allow me to fight for a good result.I like to visit Brazil, because it reminds me of Mexico and I'm always here very relaxed. I feel great support from the fans, and the atmosphere in the stands gives me a lot more energy."Last year, Perez finished fourth. Three laps to go, Sergio was not able to keep behind max Verstappen and missed it forward.

2017-11-08 10:14:03

Sergio Perez surprised with the progress of Esteban Windows

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez admitted that he was impressed with the performances of Esteban's Windows this year.Sergio Perez "I didn't think he would have such results in the first year. Even with a poorly configured machine Esteban still managed to quickly fly. This is one of his strengths, and I have to learn it.Recently he was also able to significantly improve their results in qualifying. For me, it's good to have a teammate who constantly pushes forward."For two stages before the end of the season, Perez is in 7th place in the championship with 92 points. Windows is losing the partner Force India just 9 points.

2017-11-06 16:44:03

Nico Hulkenberg Brazil is a special place for racing

The pilot of Renault Niko Hulkenberg told about his attitude to the Grand Prix of Brazil, who should go this weekend.Nico Hulkenberg "It's a special place for me, one of my favorite tracks on the calendar.So Paulo is a crazy city and I love it. The food, the people - everyone is really attractive, and familiarity with the world is a unique experience.The road is just a huge story, we often put the fate of Championships. You can feel the history and emotions that rage here during each race. The track is very short, difficult and bumpy, so a good result here is incredibly difficult."In 2010, Hulkenberg, then the debutant of the Formula 1, won the pole in Brazil, driving a Williams. Two years later, Nico, then the pilot Force India, and led the race, but lost his chances for the podium after a collision with Lewis Hamilton.

2017-11-05 11:04:07

Force India We're going to take the risk

COO Force India Otmar, Szafnauer believes that his team has a reason to risk the rest of the season.Othmar, Szafnauer "We're going the remaining two races to hold a few different. On Fridays we will test some serious decisions for next year. It's a big risk, but tests of these components will help next year. If we lose some time on Friday in preparation for the race - we are ready to go at it."Team Force India has already secured fourth place in the constructors ' championship.

2017-11-03 13:14:03

Daniil Kvyat talks with McLaren

Brazilian newspaper UOL reports that Daniil Kvyat talks with the McLaren team, however, only on the role of backup pilot.Kvyat lost his place in Toro Rosso and now hopes to stay in Formula 1 as a backup pilot. Earlier there was information that Daniel would be given a role in Force India.As for McLaren, there is likely a reserve pilot will be Lando Norris, the champion of Euroseries Formula 3.

2017-11-02 13:04:03

Bob Fearnley If not for the safety car, podium would be our

Bob Fearnley If not for the safety car, podium would be our

Deputy head of the Force India Bob Fearnley believes that the podium in Mexico was quite possible.Bob Fearnley "We fought for the podium. Usually we don't worry about Ferrari, Red Bull and Mercedes, because you can't beat them. But in Mexico had the opportunity, so we developed a strategy that would help to succeed.It was worth doing. It was a good try, but, in the end, we didn't have enough strength to hold back Ferrari. If not, the virtual machine security, we would be able to get ahead of Raikkonen in the pit stops. And so we are unable to keep Kimi and Vettel".In the previous two years, the pilot Force India once stood on the podium. This year to finish above fourth place never happened.

2017-10-31 15:14:03

Force India has won the fourth place in the constructors ' championship

Force India has won the fourth place in the constructors ' championship

The Force India team ahead of schedule won the fourth place in the constructors ' championship, repeating his last year's achievement.There are two races in which any team can theoretically score 86 points. However, the gap from Force India Williams is 99 points, and the gap from Red Bull - almost 200 points.In the drivers ' championship, apparently, Sergio Perez and Esteban Windows will compete for seventh and eighth places.The number of points Force India have already beaten last year's achievement - 175 points against 173. However, last season there were two podiums, but this time none. But there is still two races.

2017-10-31 11:44:04

Force India will miss the window in a Mercedes

Force India will miss the window in a Mercedes

Force India admitted that can lose Esteban aukon after the season 2018. As you know, the career of a young Frenchman supports Mercedes, and in 2019 he can become a partner Lewis Hamilton.Sports Director of the Force India Otmar, Szafnauer "We will release Esteban. He is a Mercedes driver. The company has financed his career, and therefore they have a certain right to it. We don't want to deny him the opportunity to play in a top team".

2017-10-30 10:34:03

Esteban a Great day for the team

Esteban a Great day for the team

In Mexico, the pilot Force India Esteban Windows finished fifth, equalling his best result in his career. In the first half of the race the Frenchman was third, but then missed both pilots of Ferrari.Esteban Windows "It's a great day for the team. Fifth place in the race and fourth place in the championship - a fantastic achievement after a strong season. For a while I thought that the podium is possible, because I've been sitting in third place. I had a great start and then did everything they could in the free space of the track. Unfortunately, the virtual machine security gave Kimi the advantage during the pit stops and he was able to catch up with me.The last few laps of the race with Stroller behind me was difficult. He had more fresh tires, and he managed to catch me, so I had to give everything in this fight to stay ahead. When you work so hard to achieve the result, it feels very positive, so I'm looking forward to today's celebration".

2017-10-29 10:34:04

Esteban Windows Awesome skills

Esteban Windows Awesome skills

The pilot Force India Esteban Windows on the qualification of the Grand Prix of Mexico was in 6-th position.Esteban "It was a terrific qualifying session. I'm really happy.Everyone on the track and at the factory have worked hard to prepare some upgrading, and I could really feel the difference this morning and in qualifying. They gave me a really strong car, and during a real fight speed is much higher.I actually made a small mistake on his last lap in the third round, so perhaps I could be even faster and ahead of Raikkonen. Despite this, I am very pleased with this result and excited about the upcoming race. We have a strong race pace, good top speed, and there is potential for a very strong result".

2017-10-28 22:44:03

Qualification account after Mexico

Mercedes, Ferrari and Williams continues dominance of one of the pilots, and Haas and Sauber fight between teammates almost equal.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 13-5Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen 13-5Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 6-12Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 11-7Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 15-2McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 14-3Toro Rosso, Pierre went Out - Brendon Hartley 0-1Renault, Nico - Carlos Sainz 1-1Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 11-7Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 7-9.

2017-10-28 10:34:04

Sergio Perez to Find the right balance here is extremely difficult

Sergio Perez to Find the right balance here is extremely difficult

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez in the practice of home Grand Prix of Mexico showed the 8th result.Sergio Perez "I am very pleased with how everything went today. It was a positive start to the weekend. We looked strong from the start of the morning practice and we made some important steps in improving the car during the two sessions.Here it is always difficult to find the right balance, because high altitude above sea level has a big effect on a car you don't have as much downforce as in the lowlands, therefore, the operation of the machine becomes complicated. We still have to deal with tires and balance, in order to qualify to compete for a good position".

2017-10-26 10:24:03

Sergio Perez has promised a good home race

Sergio Perez has promised a good home race

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez said that during his home Grand Prix of Mexico will show good result.Sergio Perez "the Home race is very important to me. It's always a busy week for me and for the team, but it is very important for fans and business partners.It's definitely the nicest weekend this year for me. This is a great race for everyone involved in Formula 1. The whole week goes by as one big holiday. All in Mexico city looking forward to the race.I was lucky that I will participate in the home race in his native country, the family stands. Their support means so much to me, and it inspires me a good result. I will try to surprise them with something special."In two home races Perez consistently earned points 8th in 2015 and 10 in 2016.

2017-10-23 11:34:03

Esteban It was not the easiest race

Esteban It was not the easiest race

The best of the pilots Force India at Austin was Esteban Windows, which finished sixth.Esteban Windows "Sixth place for me is satisfactory, because it was a difficult race with so much pressure from Sainz on the last laps I spent most of the race, just managing his pace and taking care of the tyres to implement a strategy with one stop. The team told me when to attack and when to drop the pace, so sixth place can be assessed as excellent.Before the race I had a problem with the control unit, but the team did a really good job of solving the problem before the start. Today the car was strong, with good speed, and it's another race in which we achieved the maximum result".

2017-10-23 06:34:03

Carlos Sainz debut in the Renault was great

Carlos Sainz debut in the Renault was great

His debut race in the Renault Carlos Sainz finished in seventh position - a good result.Carlos Sainz "the debut of the Renault was great With each new round I felt more confident in the car and attacked at the limit of its capabilities. I was able to fight with the pilots Force India, although previously they were inaccessible to the Renault. One car I even surpassed.This weekend went smoothly. I helped the team, so I quickly adapted to the new machine. I am pleased with the results of the weekend and I want to thank every employee of Renault".

2017-10-22 13:44:03

Qualification account after the United States

The dominance of one pilot is most evident in Williams and McLaren. Approximately equal to the fight is only Sauber.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 12-5Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 12-5Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 6-11Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 11-6Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 14-2McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 13-3Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Brendon Hartley 1-0Renault, Nico - Carlos Sainz 0-1Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 11-6Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 6-9.

2017-10-22 11:44:03

Esteban I Have had stomach problems

The pilot Force India Esteban Windows once again took place in the final qualification showed the 7th result.Esteban Windows "I'm pleased with this result. Again the team did a fantastic job, we were strong at every circuit during the weekend. We have a great chance to earn a lot of points.For me it was a difficult qualifying session because I didn't feel good. I had a very strong headache, had stomach problems. So I'm glad that went through the session with strong results. Now I need to relax a bit and try to recover, to-morrow to be ready to race".

2017-10-08 11:14:04

Double finish in points for Force India

Double finish in points for Force India

Team Force India consistently earns points two machines. This time Esteban Windows finished sixth, with Sergio Perez seventh.Esteban "It was a great start, I could even get to third place Then I was waiting for an interesting fight with Ricardo round and round trying to take his place. I didn't have the speed to fight with him, but I did my best. It was an interesting struggle that has become for me a good experience. We gave the maximum today, finishing two cars in the points. A good result for the team.Sergio Perez "We are satisfied with the result of this race. Yesterday we knew exactly that this will be possible, and today we proved that the double finish in glasses is a reality. Great result. I could overtake Windows, fought with him, but I was not able to spend a good overtaking. In any case, all went well".

2017-10-07 21:04:03

Qualification account after Japan

In Renault total advantage of Nico over Jolyon Palmer, who is leaving the French team after the Japanese weekend. Pierre went Out a second consecutive qualification has lost a partner in the Toro Rosso, and in the next phase it will have a new partner Daniil Kvyat.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 11-5Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 11-5Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 5-11Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 11-5Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 13-2McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 12-3Toro Rosso, Carlos Sainz, Pierre went Out 2-0Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 15-0Haas, Roman Grosjean, Kevin Magnussen 10-6Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 5-9.

2017-10-07 12:44:03

Esteban Very good qualification

Esteban Very good qualification

Both pilots Force India were in the finals of qualifying, where Esteban Windows showed 7th result, Sergio Perez - 8th.Esteban "This is a very good qualification. It was difficult to achieve this position, but it is important, because to overtake here almost impossible. Hopefully we'll be able to achieve good points. As for strategy, I don't know what will. We have ideas, but it's a secret".Sergio Perez "my Windows have achieved good positions. It wasn't easy. Tomorrow we will start from the first tens, and we will fight against interesting opponents Williams, Ferrari, McLaren. Try not to succumb to the attacks. Much more will depend on the strategy. Whatever it takes".

2017-10-06 16:04:07

Esteban Windows Car fast in the rain

Esteban Windows Car fast in the rain

In the first practice, the pilot Force India Esteban Windows showed the seventh result. But in the second session in the rain, a young Frenchman set the second time.Esteban Windows "the Morning practice went well, and we have worked a lot with our program, and after lunch went scheduled rain.During the second practice, we decided to go to the track to test the car. It proved to be very fast, so I'm not worried, if you re going to rain during qualifying. Will be dry or wet - our car will be fast because it is perfectly balanced. Even on a dry track we are not so far from their goals.We have not had much time to work on the settings, but I have confidence that tomorrow the team will take a big step forward".

2017-10-05 11:44:03

Vijay Malia You will know everything in court

Vijay Malia You will know everything in court

Earlier it was reported that the Director and owner of Force India Vijay Malia was arrested in Britain for fraud with money. And then he was released on bail in the amount of 80,000.In a statement, the prosecution stated that some of the laundered money Malia invested in his team Force India. Outside court he did not deny the charges.Vijay Mallya "all of You will hear it in court. Many accusations are extraordinary, and you'll hear it at the next hearing, no doubt. No matter what I said, I will tell all in court, and I will not repeat it in the media".