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Formula 1 – More Points For Force India In Hungary

August 1, 2011

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Force India enjoyed another competitive afternoon as Paul Di Resta finished seventh in the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest, earning the team a further six championship points. Adrian Sutil missed out on points as he finished in P14 following a first lap incident.   P7 Paul Di Resta, VJM04/02 Tyre strategy: Intermediate, option, option, prime […]

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Formula 1 – Force India Hungarian Grand Prix Preview

July 27, 2011

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Vijay’s vision Chairman and Team Principal, Dr. Vijay Mallya, reveals his hopes for Budapest. “The Hungarian Grand Prix is always a popular race with Force India. The city of Budapest is full of life, beautiful architecture and the fans always give a warm welcome to Formula One. We head there off the back of our […]

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Formula 1 – Force India German Grand Prix Race Report

July 25, 2011

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Force India delivered another excellent performance today as Adrian Sutil raced to a superb sixth place in the German Grand Prix. Teammate Paul Di Resta was the victim of a first lap crash, but recovered to finish P13. The eight points scored today move the team into 7th place in the Constructors’ Championship.   P6 […]

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Formula 1 – Force India German Grand Prix Qualifying Report

July 24, 2011

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A strong showing by Force India saw Adrian Sutil qualify in P8 for his home race, while Paul Di Resta will line up in P12.   P11  Adrian Sutil (VJM04/04) Q1: 1:32.286   Q2: 1:31.809 Q3: 1:32.010    Adrian: “Another strong qualifying performance for us and it’s great to be starting my home race from P8. My Q3 lap […]

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Formula 1 – Force India German Grand Prix Free Practice Report

July 23, 2011

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FP1 objectives: Evaluation of diffuser and aerodynamic developments on Adrian’s car Assessment of development soft Pirelli tyre Set-up work exploring ride height and camber settings   FP2 objectives: Long run race simulation for tyres Continued evaluation of aerodynamic developments   Adrian Sutil (VJM04/04) FP1: P8     1.33.832      27 laps FP2: P10    1.33.211     34 laps     “I struggled with some understeer […]

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Formula 1 – Force India German Grand Prix Preview

July 19, 2011

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Vijay’s vision Chairman and Team Principal, Dr. Vijay Mallya, looks forward to the second half of the season. The German Grand Prix marks the midpoint of the season and is a good chance to stand back and assess our performance over the first nine races. What is clear is that we have an excellent driver […]

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Formula 1 – Force India Silverstone Grand Prix Qualifying Report

July 10, 2011

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Force India enjoyed a successful afternoon at Silverstone as Paul Di Resta recorded his best qualifying performance of the year with sixth on the grid for tomorrow’s British Grand Prix. Teammate Adrian Sutil will start the race from P11.   P6 Paul Di Resta (VJM04/02) Q1:    1:34.472  Q2:    1:32.569 Q3:    1:31.929     Paul: “I’m really happy […]

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Formula 1 – Force India Silverstone Grand Prix Free Practice Report

July 9, 2011

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FP1 objectives: Data collection on intermediate tyres. Evaluation of high downforce rear wing. Mechanical set-up for conditions.   FP2 objectives: Further evaluation of engine mapping changes according to latest directives. Data collection on full wet tyres. Paul Di Resta (VJM04/02) FP1: P11 1:48.730 18 laps FP2: P7 1:51.781  7 laps    “The track was wet all day so we didn’t […]

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Formula 1 – Force India European Grand Prix FP 1 & 2 Report

June 25, 2011

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FP1 objectives: Adrian – Evaluation of new aero components for Valencia Nico – Evaluation of front wings (incomplete)   FP2 objectives: Adrian -Tyre evaluation and data collection Paul – Installation and general set-up work   Adrian Sutil (VJM04/04) FP1: P8 1:41.955 20 laps FP2: P11 1:39.626 31 laps     “A pretty positive day for me. We had quite a lot of […]

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Formula 1 – Force India 2011 Grand Prix Of Europe Preview

June 22, 2011

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Chairman and Team Principal, Dr. Vijay Mallya, looks forward to racing in Valencia. The Canadian Grand Prix was one of those races that we will remember for a long time. It was a day full of drama and excitement and was a great advert for Formula One. Despite the torrential rain showers and delay to […]

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Formula 1 – Force India Canadian Grand Prix Preview

June 8, 2011

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Team Principal, Dr. Vijay Mallya, sets his sights on more points in Montreal. Looking back on Monaco, I have to say how delighted I was to see Force India back in the points. It’s always a fantastic weekend – probably my favourite race of the year – and to see Adrian fight his way to […]

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Formula 1 – Force India Monaco Grand Prix Qualifying Report

May 29, 2011

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Paul Di Resta (car 15, VJM04/02) FP3: P11  1:16.990  Q1:   P17  1:16.813  Q2:   P14  1:16.118    Adrian Sutil (car 14, VJM04/04) FP3: P15   1:18.069    Q1:   P16   1:16.600   Q2:   P15   1:16.121    Paul Di Resta – P14 “Once again I think that P14 is a fair reflection of our pace this weekend. Everybody knows that qualifying […]

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Formula 1 – Force India Monaco Grand Prix Free Practice Report

May 27, 2011

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FP1 objectives: Continued evaluation of aero components and set-up work, brake and cooling system checks, control system tests.   FP2 objectives: Data collection for soft and super-soft tyre compounds, continued aero evaluation.   Adrian Sutil (car 14, VJM04/04) FP1: P8 1:18.578 (23 laps) FP2: P9 1:17.101 (45 laps)     “A fairly normal day of Thursday practice in Monaco. We continued running […]

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Formula 1 – Force India Spanish Grand Prix Report

May 23, 2011

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A fast-paced Spanish Grand Prix saw both Force Indias improve on their qualifying positions with Paul coming home in 12th, followed home by Adrian in 13th.   Paul Di Resta, P12, VJM04/02 Tyres: Option, Option, Option, Prime   Paul: “I think we can go away quite satisfied with the result today, especially after making up […]

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Formula 1 – Force India Spanish Grand Prix Free Practice Report

May 21, 2011

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FP1 objectives: Adrian – Initial evaluation of new aero components, balance checks and reliability tests Nico – Set-up and tyre baseline with one set of new hard tyres, brake system tests

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Formula 1 – Force India Turkish GP Report & Photo Gallery

May 9, 2011

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It was a tough afternoon for Force India as Adrian and Paul battled hard but missed out on points at Istanbul Park. Adrian enjoyed exciting battles with Barrichello‘s Wiliams and the Sauber of Perez in the closing stages, while Paul failed to finish a Grand Prix for the first time this year after encountering some […]

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Formula 1 – Force India Turkish Grand Prix Qualifying Report

May 8, 2011

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It was another encouraging afternoon for Force India as Adrian and Paul qualified in P12 and P13 respectively for tomorrow’s Turkish Grand Prix at Istanbul Park. Adrian Sutil (car 14, VJM04/04) FP3: P13,  1:27.318 (19 laps)   Q1: P7,  1:27.397 (8 laps)   Q2: P12, 1:27.027 (6 laps) Paul Di Resta (car 15, VJM04/02) FP3: P16,  1:27.644 (18 laps) Q1: P12,  1:27.652 (8 laps) Q2: P13, 1:27.145 (3 laps)

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Formula 1 – Force India – Turkish Grand Prix Free Practice 1 & 2 Report

May 7, 2011

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FP1 objectives: Paul –  Evaluation of the new front wing and wet weather set-up work  Nico –  Baseline set-up work and evaluation of wet weather tyres   FP2 objectives: Paul –  Data collection from prime and option tyres; general dry set-up work Adrian –  Aero evaluation of the new front wing and tyre compound comparison […]

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Formula 1 – Force India Turkish Grand Prix Preview

May 2, 2011

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After three action-packed races, the FIA Formula One World Championship heads to Istanbul Park for the Turkish Grand Prix this weekend. Already a firm favourite with the drivers, the circuit includes the high-speed challenge of turn eight and genuine overtaking opportunities into turn 12 at the end of the back straight. While Adrian knows the […]

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Formula 1 – Force India 2011 Chinese Grand Prix Report

April 17, 2011

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Force India Formula One Team drivers Paul Di Resta and Adrian Sutil came home in 11th and 15th positions respectively at the end the 2011 Chinese Grand Prix. Both drivers made good race starts, with Paul up one place to 7th and Adrian making up three positions to P8 by the end the first lap. […]

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