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Vijay MallyaPrincipal: Vijay Mallya
Force India F1 statistics:

Races177
Drivers' Titles0
Constructors' Titles0
Victories0
Poles1
Podiums5
Points854
Fastest Laps5
Laps18280
One/two finishes0


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Drivers

 

Force India F1 drivers

27. Sergio Pérez

Races122
Race Starts120
Drivers' Titles0
Victories0
Poles0
Podiums7
Points400
Fastest Laps4
Laps6591

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Helmet of Sergio Pérez

 

11. Esteban Ocon

Races15
Drivers' Titles0
Victories0
Poles0
Podiums0
Points19
Fastest Laps0
Laps872


Helmet of Esteban Ocon

Achievements Force India F1 drivers

DriverRaces1st2nd3rdPodiumsPolesLapsFastestPoints
Germany Adrian Sutil920000044151124
Germany Nico Hülkenberg790000040572289
Mexico Sergio Pérez640044036432272
United Kingdom Paul di Resta580000032720121
Italy Giancarlo Fisichella3001011143508
Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi24000001094021
France Esteban Ocon600000364019

Cars

 

Force India F1 cars

Management

Force India F1 Team Key Members

History

 

Force India History

Vijay Mallya’s team are much improved since their debut in 2008, and they have become one of the most popular teams on the grid.

Giancarlo Fisichella leading after Force India's first and only pole position in Belgium (2009)

Giancarlo Fisichella leading after Force India's first and only pole position in Belgium (2009)

So far their progress has been gradual, but they will be one of the teams to watch when the new rules and regulations come in for 2014 and beyond.

The team has a complicated history, as it went through several different guises from Jordan to Spyker to Midland before finally settling on Force India in 2008.

Scepticism, and recent history, led many to believe that they wouldn't last long, but then people really took notice in 2009 Belgium.

Despite being the slowest car on the grid throughout the season, the conditions in Spa suited the team, and Giancarlo Fisichella remarkably landed the team’s first ever pole position.

Paul di Resta on back straight with his Force India VJM05.

Paul di Resta on back straight with his Force India VJM05.

The experienced Italian driver managed to finish second and take the team’s first podium as he finished behind Kimi Raikkonen in the Ferrari, in the race.

From there, the team have become consistent point scorers and have put faith in young drivers. Scotland’s Paul di Resta was widely tipped to become a future world champion, while Nico Hulkenberg has also driven for the team.

Nico Hulkenberg was brought back in 2014, along with Sergio Perez in what is one of the midfield's best driver partnerships.

Strong links with both Ferrari and Mercedes stand the team in good stead for young drivers in the future, but whether they can break out and become a leading team over the next few years, only time will tell.

2016 was the most successful F1 season ever for Force India. The team started from the 10th place since 2008 and kept rising up to 4th place in the constructors championship and 2 podiums. A result that McLaren only can dream of these days.

The 2017 F1 season could even be better for the Silverstone based team. With the talents of young driver Esteban Ocon, the talent and experience of Sergio Perez en the outstanding Mercedes power-unit could make it a very good season for Force India.

Achievements

 

Force India F1 Achievements

Force India Finishing Positions

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735 Times
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1125 Times
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179 Times
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202 Times
221 Time
Ret65 Times
DNS1 Time

Force India F1 Championship Positions

20082009201020112012201320142015
109767665
20162017      
44      

News

Latest Force India News

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After finishing on the podium in 2016, Sergio Perez wants even more from the Monaco Grand Prix.

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Teams unhappy amid Mercedes-Honda cooperation rumours

May 18 - Two F1 teams have admitted their opposition amid rumours Mercedes is preparing to help Honda finally get up to speed in formula one. The rumour has been taking shape in..

May 18, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Boss defends Force India after number breach

May 17 - Sporting boss Otmar Szafnauer has defended Force India, after the team was pulled up for not complying with new rules in Barcelona. To help the fans in the grandstands..

May 17, 2017 with 4 Comments.

"A fantastic achievement" - Esteban Ocon's Spanish GP report

Esteban Ocon reviews an incredible Spanish Grand Prix, in which he finished in a career-best P5.

May 17, 2017 with 0 Comments.

How to strap an F1 driver in his seat - with Esteban Ocon and Harry Rush

Esteban Ocon's front end mechanic, Harry Rush, shows us how to strap a Formula One driver in his seat.

May 17, 2017 with 0 Comments.

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