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Posted on Friday, March 24, 2017

Force India enjoyed straightforward start

The first day of the season saw the VJM10 emerge in its new pink livery at Albert Park as Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon Clocked up a total of 124 laps between them. It was a fairly routine start to the 2017 season for Force India, with a brake system problem on Ocon’s car the only significant issue at the start of FP1. Fortunately the team resolved that quite quickly allowing the Frenchman to get on with learning the track. “I didn’t have the best […]

Posted on Thursday, October 27, 2016

2016 Mexican GP - Thursday press conference

Drivers - Sergio Perez (Force India), Esteban Gutierrez (Haas), Carlos Sainz (Toro Rosso), Esteban Ocon (Manor), Nico Rosberg (Mercedes), Marcus Ericsson (Sauber) PRESS CONFERENCE There is an incredible sense of excitement ahead of this Mexican Grand Prix. Checo, last year, those scenes of you being swamped on the drivers’ parade by the fans, just describe what that sense of adulation is like coming into this race. Sergio Perez: Yeah, first of all, I’m so happy, I’ve been waiting the whole season for this race and […]

Posted on Sunday, October 2, 2016

Perez stays with Force India in 2017

Sergio Perez has confirmed that he will stay another season with Sahara Force India as his sponsors have finally come to an agreement with the team. The Mexican ended the speculations raised over the last few months about his future and is happy to continue his career with the Silverstone-based team. “I’m pleased to confirm that I will be racing with Sahara Force India in 2017 as the team and my supporters have concluded their agreements. I’m very happy with this team and I have […]

Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2016

2016 Singapore GP - Thursday Press Conference

Transcript of the Thursday Press Conference organised by the FIA for the 2016 Singapore Grand Prix. Drivers – Marcus Ericsson (Sauber), Felipe Nasr (Sauber), Jolyon Palmer (Renault), Sergio Perez (Force India), Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull Racing), Valtteri Bottas (Williams) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Congratulations on your marriage last week. While your private life is settled, clearly you will be looking for a new partner in a professional sense next year, as a team-mate at Williams. What kind of driver would suit, a rookie or someone more experienced? […]

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2016

Perez motivated by Force India’s form

Sergio Perez enjoyed the time spent in Mexico during the summer break but he now looks forward to getting back to action in Spa this weekend. With Force India being just 15 points of their direct rival Williams, the Mexican driver believes the fight for the fourth place in the standings gives the entire team an extra boost for the remainder of the season. “We have been really strong in the last few races before the break and hopefully we can keep this form in […]

Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Perez eyes change of fortune in Hungary

Force India's Sergio Perez is hopeful that he can end his run of sub-par results in Hungary when the sport returns to the Hungaroring this weekend. Perez is enjoying his strongest Formula 1 campaign since he made his debut in 2011 but has scored points only once in Budapest, when he finished a low-key ninth in 2013. Perez has retired from the most recent two Hungarian Grands Prix and last year also rolled spectacularly during the first free practice session. "We have been strong in […]

Posted on Sunday, July 10, 2016

Perez felt fifth possible without Abbey off

Force India's Sergio Perez reckons he could have kept Ferrari rival Kimi Raikkonen at bay had he not spun in tricky conditions at Abbey during the British Grand Prix. Perez profited from the Virtual Safety Car to move up to fifth place, having started from 10th, but suffered a spin at Abbey and lost time. Perez was eventually overhauled by Raikkonen but preserved sixth position, narrowly ahead of team-mate Nico Hulkenberg. "It’s a very good result for the team, with two cars in the points, […]

Posted on Sunday, July 3, 2016

Force India put out by brake failure

Force India drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez were left to rue brake failures as the team's strong run of form came to an end at the Austrian Grand Prix. Hulkenberg started from the front row but tumbled back through the pack before pulling into the garage late on. Perez, meanwhile, was running in seventh position when his brakes failed on the penultimate lap, pitching him into the barriers at Turn 3. "I’m pretty disappointed and gutted, to be honest," said Hulkenberg. "It was a […]

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2016

Perez flattered by Ferrari speculation

Sergio Perez says it is flattering to have been linked with Ferrari following a strong run of form, but insists his focus remains on delivering results with Force India. Perez has moved up to eighth place in the standings after finishing on the podium in Monaco and Baku, having also qualified on the front row of the grid at the European Grand Prix. This weekend's Austrian Grand Prix begins a sequence of four races in five weekends and Perez says his focus remains on the […]

Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Mallya sets sights on more podium finishes

Force India team boss Vijay Mallya believes the squad can pick up further podium finishes in 2016 after its recent run of success. Sergio Perez collected third position in Monaco and followed it up with another podium in Baku, having also set the second quickest time during qualifying. With Force India a comfortable fifth in the Constructors' championship, Mallya reckons the outfit can push on and challenge for more top three results. "Seeing our team on the podium for the second time in less than […]

Posted on Monday, June 20, 2016

Perez: Vettel scrap possible without penalty

Sergio Perez reckons he could have scrapped with Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel for second at the European Grand Prix, had he not been handed a grid penalty for a gearbox change. Perez crashed out of the final practice session on Saturday and the damage to his car meant he required an unscheduled gearbox change. Perez qualified on the front row of the grid but the sanction demoted him to seventh; however, he made progress during the race at the Baku City Circuit to move into […]

Posted on Sunday, June 19, 2016

Perez thrilled by Force India podium return

Sergio Perez expressed his elation as he and Force India finished on the podium for the second time this season at the European Grand Prix. Perez qualified on the front row of the grid but was demoted to seventh after he picked up a gearbox penalty when he crashed out of the final practice session. Perez nonetheless recovered to fourth place in the race but was assured of third as Kimi Raikkonen picked up a time penalty in the pits. Perez, however, cemented third spot […]