Force India

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India Force India-Mercedes
Full name Force India F1 Team
Base Silverstone, England, UK
Team principal(s) Vijay Mallya
Technical director Mark Smith
2011 Formula One season
Race drivers 14. Germany Adrian Sutil
15. United Kingdom Paul di Resta
Test drivers Germany Nico Hülkenberg
Chassis Force India VJM04
Engine Mercedes-Benz FO 108Y
Tyres Pirelli
Formula One World Championship Career
Debut 2008 Australian Grand Prix
Latest race 2012 British Grand Prix
Races competed 65
Constructors' Championships 0
Drivers' Championships 0
Race victories 0
Pole positions 1
Fastest laps 1
2010 position 7th (68 points)
Liuzzi testing the Force India car

Force India Formula One Team Limited or Force India F1 Team, often called Force India is a Formula One motor racing team. The racing team was formed by Indian businessman Vijay Mallya. Mallya bought the Spyker F1 racing team in October 2007, and changed the name to Force India.[1]

Force India is based in Silverstone, UK. Their first season was 2008. They use Mercedes-Benz engines and Bridgestone Potenza tyres. In the 2009 season, they won their first pole and scored their first championship points.[2]


Complete Formula One results[change | change source]

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position)

Year Chassis Engine Tyres Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Points WCC
2008 Force India VJM01 Ferrari 056 2.4 L V8 B AUS MAL BHR ESP TUR MON CAN FRA GBR GER HUN EUR BEL ITA SIN JPN CHN BRA 0 10th
Germany Adrian Sutil Ret Ret 19 Ret 16 Ret Ret 19 Ret 15 Ret Ret 13 19 Ret Ret Ret 16
Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Ret 12 12 10 Ret Ret Ret 18 Ret 16 15 14 17 Ret 14 Ret 17 18
2009 Force India VJM02 Mercedes FO 108W 2.4 L V8 B AUS MAL CHN BHR ESP MON TUR GBR GER HUN EUR BEL ITA SIN JPN BRA ABU 13 9th
Germany Adrian Sutil 9 17 17 16 Ret 14 17 17 15 Ret 10 11 4 Ret 13 Ret 17
Italy Giancarlo Fisichella 11 18 14 15 14 9 Ret 10 11 14 12 2
Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi Ret 14 14 11 15
2010 Force India VJM03 Mercedes FO 108X 2.4 L V8 B BHR AUS MAL CHN ESP MON TUR CAN EUR GBR GER HUN BEL ITA SIN JPN KOR BRA ABU 68 7th
Germany Adrian Sutil 12 Ret 5 11 7 8 9 10 6 8 17 Ret 5 16 9 Ret Ret 12 13
Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi 9 7 Ret Ret 15 9 13 9 16 11 16 13 10 12 Ret Ret 6 Ret Ret
2011 Force India VJM04 Mercedes FO 108Y 2.4 L V8 P AUS MAL CHN TUR ESP MON CAN EUR GBR GER HUN BEL ITA SIN JPN KOR IND ABU BRA 26* 7th*
Germany Adrian Sutil Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates
United Kingdom Paul di Resta Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates Please update the F1 race stats templates

* Season in progress.

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