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Vijay MallyaPrincipal: Vijay Mallya
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

New Force India 'similar' to 2017 car

Feb.15 - 'Evolution not revolution' appears to be a catchcry as the F1 teams begin to reveal their 2018 cars. Haas is first out of the gates this year with images of its new..

February 15, 2018 with 0 Comments.

Szafnauer: Halo caused teams 'a lot of work'

Jan.29 - Integrating 'Halo' with this year's cars is a huge challenge for designers. That is the claim of Force India's sporting chief Otmar Szafnauer, referring to the..

January 29, 2018 with 0 Comments.

Magnussen: Haas can be like Force India

Jan.25 - Haas has the potential to be as competitive as top F1 privateer Force India. That is the view of Kevin Magnussen, the Danish driver who races for the small American..

January 25, 2018 with 0 Comments.

Szafnauer: Force India 'will change name'

Jan.24 - Force India will be relaunched with a different name next month, boss Otmar Szafnauer has confirmed. Earlier, British media reports claimed the Silverstone based team..

January 24, 2018 with 0 Comments.

Wolff: Sauber-Ferrari F1 alliance 'visionary'

Jan.23 - Toto Wolff says he might be looking to emulate Ferrari's move by more closely aligning with other F1 teams. The American outfit Haas is already regarded as a kind of..

January 23, 2018 with 0 Comments.

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