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Formula 1 – Sahara Force India unveils the VJM05 at Silverstone

February 4, 2012

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Sahara Force India unveiled its 2012 challenger today as Paul Di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg pulled the covers off the VJM05 at Silverstone. They were joined by reserve driver, Jules Bianchi, as the team’s new car was presented for the first time. The VJM05 is the second car to be created under the watch of […]

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Formula 1 – Force India Announce Winners From 1 In A Billion Hunt

October 28, 2011

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Sahara Force India Formula One Team and Mobil 1 announced yesterday the winners of the Sahara Force India Formula One Team Academy’s One From A Billion Hunt. After hosting the regional rounds across seven cities in India, the Sahara Force India Formula One Team Academy has finally chosen the three winners from thousands of applicants […]

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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 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 Academy Offers Wildcards For One In A Billion Search

July 6, 2011

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Force India Formula One Team Academy today announced that it has extended the age range for participation in the One From A Billion Hunt via a wild card route. The extension follows requests from a number of talented karting enthusiasts aspiring to a career in Formula One. While the One From a Billion Hunt was […]

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Formula 1 – Force India & Dexter Brown Present The Art Car

July 6, 2011

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It is often said that a Formula One car is a work of art in itself. But in the case of Force India’s Art Car, those words have never been more true. The Silverstone-based squad has teamed up with renowned motorsport artist, Dexter Brown, to use one of its cars as the canvas for his […]

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Formula 1 – Force India Silverstone Grand Prix Preview

July 6, 2011

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Vijay’s Vision Chairman and Team Principal, Dr. Vijay Mallya, talks about the team’s hopes for Silverstone. We arrive at Silverstone off the back of one of our strongest performances of the year in Valencia. The car was competitive in practice, we qualified in the top ten and finished in the points. It was proof that […]

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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 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 Launches Unique Academy

April 13, 2011

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The Force India Formula One Team, India’s first and only F1 team, launches an exciting new project today, the ‘Force India F1 Team Academy’ (FIF1A) – an initiative aimed at identifying racing talent in India for young Indians aspiring to a serious, professional career in motorsport, both on and off the track. FIF1A has been […]

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Formula 1 – Force India Chinese Grand Prix Preview

April 11, 2011

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The Chinese Grand Prix will be the third round of the 2011 FIA Formula One World Championship and the final event in the trio of flyaway races that opened the season. Held at the state of the art Shanghai International Circuit on the outskirts of China’s largest city, the Force India Formula One Team will […]

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Formula 1 – Force India Malaysian GP Review

April 10, 2011

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The Force India Formula One Team came home in 10th and 11th positions at the end of today’s Malaysia Grand Prix. The team is now joint 5th in the Constructors’ Championship with four points on the table, and Paul joins Adrian on two Championship points. Both drivers made a clean race start, however Adrian had […]

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Force India Australian Grand Prix Preview

March 19, 2011

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2011 marks the fourth year of competition in the FIA Formula 1T World Championship for Force India. After its strongest Constructors‘ Championship finish to date, the team is hoping to better the 68 points it achieved to secure seventh place in the series last year. The team’s solid 2010 performance saw it secure 15 points […]

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Formula 1 – Force India Confirm Sutil, di Resta & Hulkenberg For 2011 Season

January 27, 2011

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The Force India F1 Team is delighted to confirm it has finalised its driver line-up for the 2011 FIA Formula One World Championship season. Following weeks of speculation, Adrian Sutil will continue with the Silverstone-based team for a fifth consecutive season and will be joined by Paul di Resta, who will make his Formula One […]

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