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

2017-05-29 11:34:03

Esteban Windows Heavy weekend

The pilot Force India Esteban-UPS in the race Grand Prix of Monaco finished 12th. Esteban Windows "It was a tough weekend. We have in the race just wasn't working, and it's a shame that we failed in the race, which was the speed and the ability to fight for points.I struggled with Felipe early in the race and we managed to get around him during the pit stops, but then had a puncture, possibly due to debris, and I had to make an extra stop in the pits. It really ruined my race.Today we just lacked luck".

2017-05-29 10:34:04

Robert Fearnley the Day of unmet expectations

Robert Fearnley the Day of unmet expectations

Deputy head of the Force India Robert Fearnley with regret commented on the results of the race. For the first time this season none of the pilots of the Indian team could not earn points.Robert Fearnley "the Day of unmet expectations. Contact with Sergio Sainz was forced to hold an early pit stop, to change the course of the entire race. For Esteban race was held smoothly, until he got a puncture. It cost Esteban a handful of points. A disappointing result for a guy.So it was one of those days when things were not as usual. But in Monaco this happens very often. We will take ourselves in hand and start preparing for the Grand Prix of Canada".

2017-05-28 20:44:02

Perez was punished for the clash with Cuatom

Another incident, which considered the stewards of the Monaco Grand Prix, is a collision of Daniil Kvyat and Sergio Perez for a few laps before the finish, in which the Russian pilot Toro Rosso lost the opportunity to earn points.The stewards convicted Perez. As a result, its result added 10 seconds penalty, which, however, did not affect the final result, because Sergio would finish last. In addition, the pilot Force India got two penalty points.

2017-05-28 18:14:07

Sergio Perez it was a Very disappointing result

Sergio Perez it was a Very disappointing result

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez was the only driver who overtook rivals on the track. However, in the late Mexican overdone and after a collision with Daniel Cuatom fell back to last position. Better lap time was a small consolation.Sergio Perez "Already in the first laps of the race I damaged the front wing, which had to change. Then I attacked a lot and risked to win back the lost time. When the end of the race I caught up with Kvyat, made a risky overtaking. It's Monaco, there is no risk is impossible to achieve higher positions. We collided and my front wheel got a puncture - it ruined my race. If not for these problems, I could achieve the finish in fifth place".

2017-05-28 08:44:03

Sergio Perez Each lap was crucial

Sergio Perez Each lap was crucial

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez at the end of qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix was right to start the seventh.Sergio Perez "I am very pleased with our result. I think we got the most from these races. Every lap in qualifying was crucial, and you need to be faster each time, to achieve the best time. We were able to avoid traffic and did everything right from round to round. We found a rhythm, and I had to make my quick attempt in the finals the first time. I'm very proud of what we have achieved, just a shame that Esteban broke me in the final.Anything can happen in Monaco, so I'm not going to make predictions for tomorrow. The race will be long and be wrong then not. A light touch of the wall could lead to puncture or accident. So we need to focus on your work and try to achieve a successful finish".

2017-05-27 18:24:05

Qualifying score after six stages

After six qualifications in three teams, there is complete dominance of one of the pilots.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 3-3Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 5-1Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 3-3Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 5-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 6-0McLaren, Jenson button - Stoffel Vandorn 1-0Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 2-4Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 6-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 3-3Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 0-4.

2017-05-27 18:14:05

Esteban Windows At this track is always a special atmosphere

Esteban Windows At this track is always a special atmosphere

The pilot Force India does not force the events after the 16th of the result in qualification Monaco Grand Prix.Esteban Windows "there are so many people in the stands. In General, in Monaco, the atmosphere is simply unique atmosphere. I have not seen this anywhere else. This is definitely the best race in the calendar.The track is new to me. After this qualification I do not think is to do serious predictions for the race. I don't know the track it will be my first experience racing on urban routes in that format. I have no speed. But I will work on the result".

2017-05-26 09:44:04

Sergio Perez Twice in the top ten

Sergio Perez Twice in the top ten

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez on the results practices Grand Prix of Monaco finished in seventh place.Sergio Perez "to Finish in the top ten in both sessions is a good result, especially considering that I don't feel comfortable in the car. Before qualification we still have a lot of work.I am sure that we will be able to increase the speed and will be very strong on Saturday. Not so easy to get to work on these tyres, and this greatly hampered our work. Tonight and tomorrow we will analyze all data to make sure the selected settings".

2017-05-25 13:14:03

Technical innovations Triple T-wing Force India VJM10

Technical innovations Triple T-wing Force India VJM10

In the beginning of this season, the team began to use the T-wing located on the fin. Then there was a version with two planes and in Monaco for Force India VJM10 debuted triple T-wing.It is obvious that this design is not designed to generate additional downforce. Its task optimization of air flow directed to the rear wing.Next season the T-wings, with shark fins will be outlawed, and while the team will squeeze out of these structures everything.

2017-05-25 10:34:04

Sergio Perez We're just doing everything right

Sergio Perez We're just doing everything right

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez said that his team did not mind to aim a blow at the position of Red Bull in the constructors ' championship.Sergio Perez "My pace by a tenth of a second slower than max Verstappen and two or three tenths slower than Daniel ricciardo. They're ahead of us in speed, but this does not mean that we are not able to overtake them in the race.We are already ahead of the more fast pilots Williams. And all because they do everything right. Regarding the race and qualifications. All our steps are clearly defined, and we do not climb on the rampage".

2017-05-19 13:44:05

Force India the Pink color we don't like, but it is the desire of sponsors

Force India the Pink color we don't like, but it is the desire of sponsors

Technical Director of the Force India Otmar, Szafnauer admitted that the pink color doesn't really like, like most fans of the Indian team, but he who pays the Piper calls the tune.Othmar, Szafnauer "the approach of the owners of the commercial rights is what it is, so we should use our way of working with sponsors. To do this, we need to optimally use the space on the car.I personally do not like the color pink. Think we could find a better way to allocate cars on a highway".

2017-05-14 18:04:03

Sergio Perez Great day for the team

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez in the race Grand Prix of Spain finished fourth. This result allowed the Mexican to come close in the championship to the pilots of Red Bull.Sergio Perez "It's a great day for us, it's good points. It's a really incredible day We have used this opportunity in full.Our secret to good teamwork. We have held a number of successful races, and has only been possible because of the strategy and attitude of the team. We use all the resources that we have. Not so much as leaders, but all embarking on the most important priorities. We avoid errors and are looking for opportunities".

2017-05-14 17:44:06

Esteban Windows Great finish for the team

Esteban Windows Great finish for the team

The pilot Force India Esteban-UPS in the race Grand Prix of Spain finished fifth for the Frenchman's best result in his career.Esteban Windows "Is a great finish for the team. We did a good job with the team for the result this weekend. We had a good racing speed. It was not easy to drive at full speed, but now we are happy with the results. We are far from Red Bull in speed and capabilities, but so far, so good. The season is long and a lot can happen".

2017-05-14 09:24:04

Sergio Perez I am very pleased with 8th position

Sergio Perez I am very pleased with 8th position

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez in qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix showed the 8th result.Sergio Perez "I am very pleased with my 8th position, though a bit disappointed that he had lost to Fernando Alonso three hundredths of a second. We are satisfied with the result after such hard practices, today we definitely did it right. I think the key to our work was how we came to our warm-up circle. We were able to bring the tyres into the correct working window, we were able to get the tire a good level of grip.This race will be long, but I have a fresh set of tyres, which we managed to maintain during the first session of qualifying. This should change the situation tomorrow. It is difficult to overtake here, so I hope to be able to keep his starting position. Behind will be slightly faster cars, which for sure we will be in competition. The race will be interesting".

2017-05-13 20:14:03

Qualification account after five stages

After five qualifiers, four teams, there is a marked dominance of one of the pilots.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 3-2Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 5-0Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 3-2Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 4-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 5-0McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 5-0Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 2-3Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 5-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 2-3Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 0-3.

2017-05-13 14:24:03

Force India vs Mercedes collaboration with Honda

Deputy head of the Force India Robert Fearnley said that his team against the Mercedes handing out their secrets to other teams.Robert Fearnley "Obviously, the team not only had to pay for their engines, but also contributed to their development, is very negative to the fact that the developed technology will be distributed to competitors. We are against such cooperation".

2017-05-11 16:54:05

Robert Fearnley it is important for Us to gain a foothold in fourth place

Deputy head of the Force India Robert Fearnley said that his team is now important to gain a foothold in fourth place in command offset, and then you can start a fight with Red Bull.Robert Fearnley "If all goes according to plan in Barcelona, then we can start to implement a plan to fight for the third place. We must not forget that other teams are not standing still, so we need to be careful in this matter.The first goal is to make sure that we will be able to maintain fourth place. Then we can afford to move on. We spent four amazing race. Let's hope that in Barcelona we can show another good result".

2017-05-10 14:24:03

Sergio Perez Barcelona - the best test track

Sergio Perez Barcelona - the best test track

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez believes that the race in Spain is the most suitable to check the competitiveness of the machine.Sergio prez "Barcelona is a track that really tests the capabilities of a Formula 1 car.There are several fast corners, which seem to be unique - I'm talking about the third and ninth turns, where you can rate the aerodynamics of the car. It's always been difficult to overtake, therefore additional emphasis needs to be done on aerodynamics.When you get to Europe, I feel that the season is in full swing. This is the fifth race, quarter way of the season. The year just flies fast I am very proud of the team and what we achieved in the first quarter of the season. We fourth, it shows that our team is really doing a good job".Perez six times, was launched in Spain, the best result - 7th place last year.

2017-05-09 20:54:04

Sergio Perez, Renault was a surprise for Formula 1

Sergio Perez, Renault was a surprise for Formula 1

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez was pleased with Renault's progress over the past year.Sergio Perez "I Think that Renault was really a good surprise for Formula 1. They made an impressive step forward. It will be interesting to see how they can develop further".However, Perez said that he has no regrets that he refused to go to Enstone in 2017, as Force India were able to show an even more impressive start this season than Renault.Sergio Perez "No, I'm happy with the team they are in. We'll see in Barcelona something that we really are worthy. In the meantime, we are in fourth place in the championship. I think we look good.Obviously, we use capabilities based on the problems of other teams. We have no speed opponents who are ahead, but the speed may appear with upgrades".

2017-05-05 11:34:04

Brabham wants to buy Force India

Brabham wants to buy Force India

There were rumors that the owners of the brand Brabham can buy Force India, and then a great racing name will return to Formula 1.The representative of the family of Babamov "Brabham - brand with more than 69-year-old racing heritage, and we intend to return to it. Since the launch of Project Brabham, we have received many requests from various parties that have expressed interest in licensing the name, and we are evaluating several options. But while we have no comments on this matter".Team Brabham, one of the founders of which is a three-time champion Jack Brabham, acted in Formula 1 in 1963-1992. Its pilots became Champions in 1966, 1967, 1981 and 1983.

2017-05-02 16:24:05

Esteban Windows We should not take these positions

Esteban Windows We should not take these positions

The pilot Force India Esteban Windows admitted that his team was just incredibly lucky this season because the speed is not enough to fight for such a high position.Esteban Windows "At the moment we really need to be far in the peloton. Our net speed is far from the fight for points. We do great miracles, constantly finishing in the top ten.But I think if we bring in the car in order, we can become a big problem for teams in the middle of the peloton".After four stages Force India is in fourth place in the constructors ' championship.

2017-05-01 20:14:03

The head of Renault It was a step forward

The head of Renault It was a step forward

The head of Renault's Cyril abiteboul said that his team is pleased with the successful outcome of the race the Russian Grand Prix, where Nico Hulkenberg finished 8th. Cyril abiteboul "Another step forward for the team, and it's not only confirmation that we returned to fight for the points, but that our race pace has improved compared to our qualification work.It was a really exciting race for Nico because we took a chance with the strategy, taking the fight with Force India. In the end, Nico had to save fuel because his struggle with the Window was beyond our capabilities. We did everything we could on the track that we just don't fit.Our speed gives us reason for optimism, because we have a serious program of development of the machine.Finally, congratulations to Valtteri Bottas for his first victory in the Grand Prix".

2017-05-01 18:34:03

Force India pleased with double points

Force India pleased with double points

The fourth race in a row the team Force India will earn points two machines. Deputy chief Robert Fearnley congratulated his team with this result.Robert Fearnley "I Congratulate the whole team on to a double result 14 points strengthen us in fourth place in the team standings is a great reward for the hard work during the past weekend.We have leveraged our capabilities, thereby continuing our successful series. Perez has 14 races in a row finishing in the glasses, and it is a remarkable achievement. We did everything right in the last race, especially everything associated with the strategy. Overall, it was a very encouraging weekend the machine did a good job, we have made significant progress with our qualifying speed, and again earned points two machines".

2017-05-01 09:44:03

Eddie Jordan will return to McLaren Mercedes

The former head of the eponymous team Eddie Jordan during the Grand Prix of Russia said that the team McLaren will break the contract with Honda from next season will use Mercedes power units.Your team Jordan sold back in 2006 by the way, now this team is called Force India, but since then is a frequent guest of the paddock of Formula 1 and is well acquainted with the intrigues. In the past, he not once gave out interesting information, which was then confirmed by official contracts.And here, Jordan said that in 2018, McLaren will get customer Mercedes engines. Of course, McLaren and Mercedes hastened to make a rebuttal. But before may 9, all motorists must report the teams signed contracts, so in the next few days to clarify the fate of the Union McLaren-Honda.

2017-05-01 09:24:04

Esteban not bad for me

Esteban not bad for me

The pilot Force India Esteban-UPS in the race Grand Prix of Russia finished seventh. For the young Frenchman's best result in his career.Esteban Windows "a Good result for me. For the team it is good to an even greater extent, because the whole weekend we struggled with the problems. Start was not very good, but the result exceeded all our expectations.During the start I lost several positions, but then gradually began to move forward, and all thanks to teamwork and clever strategy".

2017-04-30 18:44:04

Sergio Perez This is an important result for the team

Sergio Perez This is an important result for the team

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez in the race Grand Prix of Russia showed 6-th result.Sergio Perez "This is an important result for the team, we, frankly, are very lucky that we finished so high in this race, where we are still without updates.I am pleased with the race result. Today we do not rely on such points, but we are very fortunate that Williams and Red Bull have problems. In Barcelona we will get the updates, and it will be a new challenge. For our team this is a great achievement - 4th place in the team standings. I am the seventh in a personal - it's great.

2017-04-29 18:04:04

Qualifying score after four stages

After four qualifiers, four teams dominated one of the pilots.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 2-2Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 4-0Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 3-1Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 3-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 4-0McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 4-0Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 2-2Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 4-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 2-2Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 0-2.

2017-04-28 20:34:04

Sergio Perez to Find a balance in Sochi is not easy

Sergio Perez to Find a balance in Sochi is not easy

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez on the results practices Grand Prix of Russia showed 10-th result.Sergio Perez "to Find a balance on this track is very difficult, but I think we were able to move in the right direction. I'm happy with my car. We covered a lot of laps, using all types of tyres. We have a lot of data to analyze, and I am sure that tomorrow we will be competitive.It should be an exciting battle in the middle of the peloton, and I believe that we will be strong".

2017-04-26 10:24:05

Sergio Perez I am proud of my team

Sergio Perez I am proud of my team

The pilot Force India Sergio Perez admitted that he was happy with his team.Sergio Perez "After Bahrain, I said he was very proud of my team. We never surrendered in the fight for a great result. Last time was special, because for us it is the 13th race in the points.When I qualified 18th, I thought that it would be a hard race, but we did everything right and deserved the result.I think the beginning of the season went very well, and we can be satisfied with the results already achieved".