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Mallya slams Red Bull
Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya has launched a scathing attack on Red Bull after both of their cars were thrown out of Abu Dhabi qualifying for technical irregularities.
Force India confirm Perez
Force India have officially confirmed Sergio Perez will remain at the team for 2015 and beyond after agreeing a new multi-year deal with the Mexican.
Perez hopeful future sorted soon
Sergio Perez is hopeful his future at Force India will be sorted out soon, although the Mexican was coy about the reason for the hold up with his new contract.
Palmer to test for Force India
GP2 Champion Jolyon Palmer will drive for Force India next week at the post-season test in Abu Dhabi.
Bernie stands firm on revenues
Bernie Ecclestone has repeated his call for F1’s struggling smaller teams to manage their finances better and insisted they cannot expect to receive any additional hand-outs.
‘Smaller teams being driven out’
Bosses of F1’s smaller teams are suggesting an agenda by the sport’s commercial rights holders to drive them out of business, with three-car and customer outfits making up the numbers.
Papers: F1 to run customer cars
Fleet Street believes F1 is preparing to field three-car teams in 2015 before running customer cars in 2016.
Bernie rules out fighting fund
Bernie Ecclestone has ruled out CVC Capital Partners giving more money to Lotus, Sauber and Force India to help ease their financial pressures.
Force India to retain Perez
Force India Team Principal Vijay Mallya says he has exercised his option to retain Sergio Perez for a second season.
'£100 million offered to teams'
Formula 1’s controlling shareholder is set to hand smaller teams a £100 million payment in an attempt to ward off the sport’s financial crisis, it was reported on Tuesday.
'Reckless' Perez punished
Force India’s Sergio Perez has been punished for “reckless” driving on the first lap of Sunday’s U.S. GP with a seven-place grid penalty for next weekend’s race in Brazil.
Bernie: Crisis is 'my fault'
Bernie Ecclestone has quelled fears Force India and Sauber will withdraw from the United States GP in public protest against the governance of Formula 1 - but admitted he doesn't know how to fix the financial crisis which has enveloped the sport.
Perez 'very close' to new deal
Sergio Perez says he is very close to signing a new deal with Force India.
Perez confident of 2015 seat
Sergio Perez is confident he will able to announce his 2015 plans within the next week as he looks to remain with Force India for a second season.
Force India retain Hulkenberg
Force India have confirmed Nico Hulkenberg will remain with the team in 2015, describing the German as “one of the most exciting drivers on the Formula 1 grid.”
Perez: Crash 'unacceptable'
An impassioned Sergio Perez has vowed that Formula 1’s drivers will make themselves heard in the aftermath of Jules Bianchi’s horrific Suzuka accident, with the Mexican labelling the events of last Sunday “totally unacceptable”.
Force India report Toro Rosso
Force India have asked the FIA to review what they believe is ‘new evidence’ showing that Toro Rosso didn’t fully apply Jean-Eric Vergne first five-second time penalty in the Singapore GP.
Force India will 'fight like hell'
Vijay Mallya hopes Force India can beat McLaren at their own game, and hold on to fifth place in the Constructors’ Championship, with upgrades they’re planning later this season.
Drivers ready for radio rules
Formula 1’s drivers are braced for an increase in their workload in the cockpit in Singapore following the clampdown on team radio, but are confident they will quickly adjust to the new restrictions.
Perez 'very close' to new deal
Sergio Perez says he is “very close to committing” to Force India for 2015, but admits anything could happen until the deal is signed.
- ‘Formula 1 to run three-car teams in 2015 before introducing customer cars in 2016’
- Formula 1’s smaller teams suggesting an agenda to drive them out of business
- Smaller Formula 1 teams will be offered £100 million payment, according to reports
- Bernie Ecclestone rules out CVC giving more money to Lotus, Sauber & Force India
- Vijay Mallya reveals he has exercised option to retain Sergio Perez for 2015