Tag Archive: Force India

Oct 17

Renault explains reasons for Hulkenberg signing

Hulkenberg is expected to form part of an all-new driver line-up for Renault alongside Esteban Ocon
2016-07-10-Sunday-0020 Renault team principal Frederic Vasseur has revealed it was Nico Hulkenberg’s skills as a ‘real leader’ that contributed to its decision to sign him for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship.
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Sep 30

Hamilton ahead as Mercedes goes clear in Malaysia

Having seen his car go up in flames in FP1, Kevin Magnussen did get back out on course in his Renault
Lewis Hamilton has topped the timesheets on the first day of action for the Malaysian Grand Prix as Mercedes stamped its early mark on proceedings around the Sepang International Circuit.
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Jun 02

Arrivabene refuses to rule out Ferrari title charge

“I think this championship is going to be quite interesting”
Maurizio Arrivabene has refuted calls of ruling out a Ferrari F1 world title charge after the team’s disappointing results in Monaco and points to the team’s success having grabbed a rostrum result in all the opening six races. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Alonso: McLaren has stronger chassis than Ferrari

“Good to be in front of Williams, Force India, Ferrari in terms of chassis.”
Fernando Alonso says McLaren currently has the third-best chassis behind Mercedes and Red Bull on the F1 grid and is pleased to be ahead of Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Di Resta and Paffett to test for Williams F1

For Paul Di Resta and Gary Paffett, sitting behind the wheel of a Formula one car is anything but virgin soil

That’s one of the reasons why the two DTM aces were offered test-driver jobs at the pinnacle of motor racing. Scotland’s Di Resta will replace German Adrian Sutil at the Williams F1 Team and Paffett already has been working for them as simulator driver since February. Nonetheless, DTM represents the top priority for the two Britons.    Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Sainz: No need for halo backlash due to looks

The Toro Rosso driver is part of the band strongly supporting the move to introduce a cockpit protector
Sainz: No need for halo backlash due to looksCarlos Sainz says he was surprised by the reaction from some of his fellow F1 drivers against the introduction of the halo cockpit protectors based on the aesthetics of the concept and is confident it can be improved with development. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Hulkenberg: Force India can attack Williams

“I’d like to think we can attack Williams and be on their level, if we can manage that it would be pretty good”
Hulkenberg: Force India can attack WilliamsNico Hulkenberg says he believes Force India can be in the hunt with Williams when the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship gets underway with the Australian Grand Prix as the team looks to better its fifth place in last year’s constructors’ standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Hulkenberg: Limited testing will benefit Force India

Nico Hulkenberg believes Force India’s stands to gain from the decision to reduce pre-season F1 testing from 12 days to just eight

2015-06-07_1673 Nico Hulkenberg believes Force India stands to be better prepared than its rivals at the start of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship due to a reduction in pre-season testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Perez: McLaren chance ill-timed

Force India’s Sergio Perez says he is now “ready for anything”

2015-10-22_37368 ‘Ready for anything’ Sergio Perez concedes McLaren chance came too early: In terms of racing, I was very immature and not ready to cope with such a difficult car and such a difficult team… Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

Dennis retains ‘robust’ attitude on McLaren sponsor ‘rate card’

“Do I lose sleep over sponsors? No I don’t. We’re strong, very strong, financially”

2015-10-23_39346 Ron Dennis says he won’t reduce his ‘rate card’ at McLaren to provide prospective sponsors greater team presence than they can offer financially. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finale

Nico Rosberg dazzles on his way to a sixth straight F1 pole position in Abu Dhabi under the Yas Marina floodlights; Vettel eliminated in Q1

Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finaleNico Rosberg will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season finale from a sixth consecutive pole position after a dazzling qualifying effort under the Yas Marina Circuit floodlights. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Grosjean aims to leave Lotus fighting

Romain Grosjean is preparing for an ’emotional’ final F1 Grand Prix for Lotus
2015-06-06_1940 Romain Grosjean has called his final F1 Grand Prix with Lotus ‘poignant’ as he looks to secure sixth in the teams’ championship for the Enstone squad.

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Nov 21

Lotus asks F1 to ‘review its business model’

“I believe it is crucial for Formula 1 to review its business model” – Gastaldi
2015-10-23_39148 Lotus F1 deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi has called for Formula 1 to review its business model and has given a stern warning if certain situations continue the sport will drive fans away. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Force India confirms ‘exciting’ Aston Martin talks

Johnnie Walker brand is set to switch from McLaren to Force India next year

2015-10-23_39049 Force India team principal Vijay Mallya confirms talks are underway with Aston Martin and Johnnie Walker for a deal that could result in a team rebrand. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Kaltenborn: Ecclestone understands EU complaint

“The system of dividing revenues and determining how Formula 1 rules are set is both unfair and unlawful.”

Kaltenborn: Ecclestone understands EU complaintMonisha Kaltenborn says Bernie Ecclestone ‘understands’ why Sauber and Force India have lodged a complaint to the EU competition commission. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 09

Team Aguri confirms Da Costa to race in season two

Formula E race winner confirmed at Team Aguri

Formula E race winner confirmed at Team Aguri

Formula E race winner Antonio Felix da Costa will continue with Team Aguri for the 2015-2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Haas rules out Alexander Rossi F1 move

“There is nobody out there at the moment” – Gunther Steiner

2014-06-07_0069 Haas F1 says it won’t be signing an American driver to its team for its inaugural Formula 1 World Championship season in 2016, ending Alexander Rossi’s hopes of making the step from GP2. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Upgraded Mercedes dominate Monza FP1

Mercedes has stamped its mark on proceedings in first free practice for the Italian Grand Prix

Upgraded Mercedes dominate Monza FP1Making use of its upgraded engine, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg make it a clear 1-2 for Mercedes in FP1 for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

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Aug 30

Wolff only eyeing young talent long-term

Toto Wolff confirms that he sees Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg forming Mercedes F1 line-up for the foreseeable future…

Wolff only eyeing young talent long-termMercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff admits that, while he is excited by the up-and-coming talent on the marque’s roster, there is not plan to rush them into F1. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Nasr puts confidence in Sauber updates

“There are some tracks on which I will get my first taste in a F1 car”

2015-06-06_0783 Felipe Nasr is optimistic that Sauber’s first major updates of 2015 can restore the C34 to its previous battle with Toro Rosso, Lotus and Force India. Read the rest of this entry »

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