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Force India F1 Team information & statistics

Force India F1 statistics:

Races191
Drivers' Titles0
Constructors' Titles0
Victories0
Poles1
Podiums5
Points988
Fastest Laps5
Laps19846
One/two finishes0


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Drivers

 

Force India F1 drivers

27. Sergio Pérez

Races136
Race Starts134
Drivers' Titles0
Victories0
Poles0
Podiums7
Points466
Fastest Laps4
Laps7403

2016-Sergio-Perez-helmet
Helmet of Sergio Pérez

 

11. Esteban Ocon

Races29
Drivers' Titles0
Victories0
Poles0
Podiums0
Points87
Fastest Laps0
Laps1626


Helmet of Esteban Ocon

Achievements Force India F1 drivers

DriverRaces1st2nd3rdPodiumsPolesLapsFastestPoints
Germany Adrian Sutil920000044151124
Germany Nico Hülkenberg790000040572289
Mexico Sergio Pérez780044044552338
United Kingdom Paul di Resta580000032720121
Italy Giancarlo Fisichella3001011143508
Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi24000001094021
France Esteban Ocon20000001118087

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

2nd1 Time
3rd4 Times
4th7 Times
5th17 Times
6th26 Times
7th39 Times
8th32 Times
9th33 Times
10th30 Times
11th25 Times
12th22 Times
13th18 Times
14th14 Times
15th14 Times
16th10 Times
17th9 Times
18th5 Times
19th4 Times
20th2 Times
22nd1 Time
Ret68 Times
DNS1 Time

Force India F1 Championship Positions

20082009201020112012201320142015
10th9th7th6th7th6th6th5th
20162017      
4th4th      

News

Latest Force India News

Mallya fears death in Indian jail

Dec.1 - Vijay Mallya says he fears being murdered if he is put in an Indian jail. Over a corruption case, the Indian government wants to extradite the Force India team owner and..

December 1, 2017 with 0 Comments.

F1 tests new microphone to improve engine sound

Nov.25 - F1 is working to turn up the engine volume for the sport's television viewers. After earlier efforts to amplify the actual engine note for the trackside spectators..

November 25, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Force India will not be 'Force One' in 2018

Nov.22 - Force India chiefs has abandoned plans to rename the team 'Force One' for 2018. Earlier, the Silverstone based team said it wanted to drop the 'India' from its name in..

November 22, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Points in last two races to cost Force India money

Nov.11 - Force India is in the odd position of not particularly wanting to do well in Brazil and Abu Dhabi. The Silverstone based team has admirably wrapped up fourth place in the..

November 11, 2017 with 0 Comments.

Perez: Force India duo 'free to race' in Brazil

Nov.10 - Force India has lifted the standing team orders preventing Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon from going wheel-to-wheel in races. Earlier this year, the Silverstone based team..

November 10, 2017 with 0 Comments.

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