Jan 02

Force India in talks for Ferrari power – report

Force India is in negotiations to revert to Ferrari engine power, according to Italy’s La Stampa newspaper.

2012-11-04 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Paul di Resta 022012-09-02 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Belgium - Nico Hulkenberg 03The talks between the Silverstone based team and Ferrari are “under way”, the correspondent Cristiano Chiavegato claims. Force India is currently powered by Mercedes’ V8 engine, but Vijay Mallya’s team began its formula one career with customer power supplied by fabled Ferrari.

Central to the new talks, according to La Stampa, is the Ferrari-linked French driver Jules Bianchi, who was Force India’s reserve in 2012 and is now reportedly first in line for the race seat alongside Paul di Resta this year.

source: GMM