Klien and Liuzzi talk up Force India potential

Klien and Liuzzi talk up Force India potential

The Force India F1 Team today concluded a three-day test at the Circuit de Catalunya on the outskirts of Barcelona, Spain. With Vitantonio Liuzzi and Christian Klien continuing for a further day each, the team pushed on with its programme of gathering data on the car's behaviour with the new-for-2008 standard ECU. 
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  1. Thursday 15 November 2007

  2. Klien and Liuzzi talk up Force India potential 19:35

    Klien and Liuzzi talk up Force India potential

    The Force India F1 Team today concluded a three-day test at the Circuit de Catalunya on the outskirts of Barcelona, Spain. With Vitantonio Liuzzi and Christian…

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  3. Thursday 1 November 2007

  4. Yamamoto thanks Spyker for F1 chance 12:01

    Yamamoto thanks Spyker for F1 chance

    Japanese driver Sakon Yamamoto has thanked the Spyker team for giving him a chance in F1 this season, even though he is not expected to retain his drive with…

    F1
  5. Wednesday 24 October 2007

  6. Spyker name change approved 16:34

    Spyker name change approved

    The new owners of the Spyker F1 team breathed a sigh of relief this afternoon after all teams agreed to allow the outfit to change its name to Force India for…

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  7. Tuesday 23 October 2007

  8. New Spyker name good for business - Mol 08:00

    New Spyker name good for business - Mol

    Although the new name for the Spyker F1 team - Force India F1 - makes no reference to the half of the team that remains in Dutch hands, co-owner Michiel Mol…

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  9. Sunday 21 October 2007

  10. Disappointing final race for Spyker 22:01

    Disappointing final race for Spyker

    Spyker's debut Formula One season came to a disappointing conclusion in today's Brazilian Grand Prix, with neither F8-VII cars making it to the finish. Sakon…

    F1
  11. Mol expects swift approval of new Spyker name 05:00

    Mol expects swift approval of new Spyker name

    Spyker's new co-owner Michiel Mol says he is completely behind the renaming of Spyker to Force India F1 in 2008, even if it no longer plays up to the Dutch…

    F1
  12. Saturday 20 October 2007

  13. Frustrating day for Spyker 22:15

    Frustrating day for Spyker

    It was yet another frustrating day for the Spyker Formula One team in Sao Paulo, Brazil. After a challenging day in scorching temperatures Adrian Sutil and…

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  14. Spyker to change name to Force India F1 18:27

    Spyker to change name to Force India F1

    The new owners of the Spyker Formula 1 team will change the team's name to 'Force India F1' new owner Vijay Mallya confirmed on Saturday at Interlagos. The…

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  15. Friday 19 October 2007

  16. Spyker invisible on Friday 22:35

    Spyker invisible on Friday

    The Spyker Formula 1 team had a slow start in Brazil. Unfortunately for the Dutch team, that changed hands earlier this month, it was unable to stay even close…

    F1
  17. Tuesday 16 October 2007

  18. Kolles satisfied with team's result in 2007 15:40

    Kolles satisfied with team's result in 2007

    Spyker F1 team boss Colin Kolles has said he is happy with the way the team performed this season in Formula 1. The team claimed one point in last month's…

    F1
  19. Ferrari pleased with Toro Rosso and Spyker 12:55

    Ferrari pleased with Toro Rosso and Spyker

    The Ferrari team supplied both Scuderia Toro Rosso and the Spyker Formula 1 team this season with its customer engines. It was the first time since 2001, when…

    F1
  20. Monday 15 October 2007

  21. Sutil denies Toyota negotiations 11:16

    Sutil denies Toyota negotiations

    After Ralf Schumacher announced he will no longer race with the Toyota Formula 1 team next season rumours said it would be either Timo Glock or Adrian Sutil…

    F1
  22. Saturday 13 October 2007

  23. Spyker celebrates appeal decision 15:15

    Spyker celebrates appeal decision

    Spyker's first-ever point scored in the 2007 Japanese Grand Prix has now been confirmed following an FIA Court of Appeal hearing held in Paris on Friday 12…

    F1
  24. Thursday 11 October 2007

  25. Mallya plans to increase resources in engineering 11:24

    Mallya plans to increase resources in engineering

    Kingfisher's CEO Dr Vijay Mallya and Michiel Mol are the new owners of the Spyker Formula 1 team. The two business men hope to bring the team another step…

    F1
  26. Wednesday 10 October 2007

  27. Q&A with Mike Gascoyne 13:04

    Q&A with Mike Gascoyne

    After the euphoria of scoring a point in Japan the Chinese GP proved to be a frustrating race for the Spyker team. With rain heading in, both the team's drivers…

    F1
  28. Sunday 7 October 2007

  29. Spyker hoped for more in China 12:20

    Spyker hoped for more in China

    Spyker's disappointing Chinese Grand Prix weekend came to a similarly frustrating finish today at the Shanghai International Circuit. The heavy typhoon-like…

    F1
  30. Saturday 6 October 2007

  31. 11:59

    Disappointing qualifying for Spyker

    Spyker today had a fairly disappointing Qualifying session at the Shanghai International Circuit. After scoring its first point at last week's Japanese Grand…

    F1
  32. Friday 5 October 2007

  33. Spyker's new owner confident about team's future 15:32

    Spyker's new owner confident about team's future

    Spyker's 50% new owner Michiel Mol has said he is looking forward to work on the team's future in Formula 1. The Dutchman, who purchased the Spyker F1 team with…

    F1
  34. Steady start for Spyker 13:06

    Steady start for Spyker

    The Etihad Aldar Spyker Formula One Team had a productive opening day of the Chinese Grand Prix today at the Shanghai International Circuit. Drivers Adrian…

    F1
  35. Toro Rosso appeal to be heard next week 12:16

    Toro Rosso appeal to be heard next week

    The FIA confirmed on Friday that the appeal for Vitnatonio Liuzzi's 25-second penalty will be heard next Friday. The race stewards punished Liuzzi as the…

    F1
  36. Spyker F1 team officially sold 10:05

    Spyker F1 team officially sold

    Spyker Cars N.V. today announced that the negotiations to sell its Formula 1 team (Spyker F1) to the consortium of Watson Ltd. (Dr. Vijay Mallya) and Strongwind…

    F1
  37. Wednesday 3 October 2007

  38. Spyker targets more points 16:51

    Spyker targets more points

    The Spyker Formula 1 team scored its first point of the season in Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. The Silverstone based F1 team saw Adrian Sutil finish ninth at…

    F1
  39. Gascoyne: First point a reward for the team 16:10

    Gascoyne: First point a reward for the team

    Spyker Formula One's chief technical officer Mike Gascoyne was very pleased with the team's first point at Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. After introducing the…

    F1
  40. Sunday 30 September 2007

  41. Liuzzi penalised, Sutil gets first point 15:01

    Liuzzi penalised, Sutil gets first point

    Tonio Liuzzi has been given a 25-second penalty added onto his final time at the Japanese Grand Prix after marshals found he had overtaken Adrian Sutil under…

    F1
  42. Spyker within seconds of first point 12:56

    Spyker within seconds of first point

    Spyker was just 4.5secs away from scoring its first World Championship point today at a chaotic, rain-soaked Japanese Grand Prix. Adrian Sutil again drove a…

    F1
  43. Saturday 29 September 2007

  44. Spyker team sold for 88million Euros 18:04

    Spyker team sold for 88million Euros

    The Spyker F1 team is to be sold to the Watson Ltd and Strongwind consortium for 88 million Euros, the board of current owner Spyker Cars revealed on…

    F1
  45. Disappointing qualifying for Spyker 12:51

    Disappointing qualifying for Spyker

    The Spyker team drivers had a relatively shorter day than hoped for today. Only able to complete one installation lap of the Fuji Speedway this morning as free…

    F1
  46. Friday 28 September 2007

  47. Spyker upbeat after practice 11:19

    Spyker upbeat after practice

    The Spyker Formula One Team put in some productive work today at the 4.563km Fuji Speedway, Japan, ending the day with Adrian Sutil inside the top ten in the…

    F1
  48. Tuesday 25 September 2007

  49. Karthikeyan eyes Spyker seat 21:30

    Karthikeyan eyes Spyker seat

    Williams F1 test driver Narain Karthikeyan has confirmed he is in talks with the Spyker F1 team about the 2008 Formula 1 season. The team will soon be owned for…

    F1
  50. Sutil: Fuji is almost like a home track 13:06

    Sutil: Fuji is almost like a home track

    Formula 1 returns to the Fuji Speedway this weekend for the 2007 Japanese Grand Prix. Unlike most F1 drivers Adrian Sutil is very familiar with the track. Last…

    F1
  51. Yamamoto looking forward to home race 12:28

    Yamamoto looking forward to home race

    Spyker F1 driver Sakon Yamamoto is gearing up for his first race on home soil in Formula 1. Yamamoto is quite familiar with the track. In 2005 he raced Japanese…

    F1
  52. Monday 24 September 2007

  53. No rush for Spyker to decide 2008 line-up 17:14

    No rush for Spyker to decide 2008 line-up

    The Spyker Formula 1 team feels no pressure whatsoever to announce the team's line up for next season. Adrian Sutil signed a two-year deal at the start of the…

    F1
  54. Friday 21 September 2007

  55. Spyker F1 team sold in principle 10:20

    Spyker F1 team sold in principle

    The Spyker Formula 1 team is sold in principle to the consortium of Vijay Mallya and Strong Wind (the Mol Family) Spyker Cars N.V. announced. Both parties…

    F1
  56. Thursday 20 September 2007

  57. Rodriguez happy with one step closer to F1 goal 18:11

    Rodriguez happy with one step closer to F1 goal

    Like many other racing drivers Roldan Rodriguez has one main goal; racing in Formula 1. His main goal came a step closer on Thursday when he was announced as…

    F1
  58. Rodriguez joins Spyker F1 14:26

    Rodriguez joins Spyker F1

    The Spyker Formula 1 team today announced that it came to an agreement with GP2 driver Roldan Rodriguez to join the team as a test driver during the winter…

    F1
  59. Wednesday 19 September 2007

  60. Sutil: Spa was a big step forward 11:23

    Sutil: Spa was a big step forward

    Adrian Sutil showed a strong performance at Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix. He climbed from P19 at the grid to P12 fighting with mid-field drivers such as David…

    F1
  61. Sunday 16 September 2007

  62. Spyker shows progression in Belgian Grand Prix 19:09

    Spyker shows progression in Belgian Grand Prix

    The Etihad Aldar Spyker Formula One Team has secured its most competitive finish yet in today's 44 lap Belgian Grand Prix. Adrian Sutil had a strong drive to…

    F1
  63. Saturday 15 September 2007

  64. Spyker team making progress at Spa 18:52

    Spyker team making progress at Spa

    The Etihad Aldar Spyker Formula One Team got tantalisingly close to going into the second Qualifying segment for the first time today at Spa-Francorchamps…

    F1
  65. Gascoyne: Good chance to make it into Q2 06:00

    Gascoyne: Good chance to make it into Q2

    Spyker F1's chief technical officer Mike Gascoyne was positive about the team's progress after Friday's free practice session. The Briton, who will see his…

    F1
  66. Friday 14 September 2007

  67. Yamamoto well underway with Spyker 19:21

    Yamamoto well underway with Spyker

    The Spyker Formula One team today continued its solid progress with its new B-spec F8-VII at the classic Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium. Demonstrating a…

    F1
  68. Thursday 13 September 2007

  69. Rodriguez enjoys Spyker F1 debut at Silverstone 06:30

    Rodriguez enjoys Spyker F1 debut at Silverstone

    At the Silverstone circuit Roldan Rodriguez completed a 50km shakedown with the new B-spec F8-VII on the National circuit configuration in advance of this…

    F1
  70. Wednesday 12 September 2007

  71. 'Spyker F1 sold before end of the month' 12:00

    'Spyker F1 sold before end of the month'

    Indian businessman Vijay Mallya believes the Spyker F1 team will be sold by the end of this month. Earlier this month the team announced that it is negoatiating…

    F1
  72. Kolles: Spa should show our true pace 11:51

    Kolles: Spa should show our true pace

    The Spyker Formula 1 team is looking forward to travel to Belgium. The team's new B-spec car will be making its second Grand Prix appearance at…

    F1
  73. Monday 10 September 2007

  74. Kolles pleased with double finish 11:35

    Kolles pleased with double finish

    The Spyker F1 team brought their new B spec-car to Monza for the Italian Grand Prix. The team made a reasonable step forward, but team boss Colin Kolles admits…

    F1
  75. Sunday 9 September 2007

  76. Both new Spykers finish at Monza 17:49

    Both new Spykers finish at Monza

    Spyker achieved a double finish with its new B-spec car in today's Italian Grand Prix. Adrian Sutil and Sakon Yamamoto both had clean, if uneventful, drives to…

    F1
  77. Saturday 8 September 2007

  78. Spyker hoped for more in qualifying 17:24

    Spyker hoped for more in qualifying

    After a promising start to its Italian Grand Prix weekend, the Spyker team experienced a disappointing free practice and Qualifying session today, with Adrian…

    F1
  79. Friday 7 September 2007

  80. Spyker happy with b-car debut 17:43

    Spyker happy with b-car debut

    The Spyker team's new B-spec car made its competitive track debut today at the Autodromo di Monza, Italy, one of the most atmospheric and historic tracks on the…

    F1
  81. Tuesday 4 September 2007

  82. 'Spyker B-spec could race in the midfield' 10:34

    'Spyker B-spec could race in the midfield'

    This weekend's Italian Grand Prix will mark the race debut of the Etihad Aldar Spyker Formula One Team's new B-spec challenger. Originally scheduled to race…

    F1
  83. Saturday 1 September 2007

  84. Kingfisher and Mol place bid on Spyker F1 11:12

    Kingfisher and Mol place bid on Spyker F1

    The Mol Family and Vijay Mallya have formed a consortium that has made an offer to the Board of Spyker Cars N.V. to acquire 100% of the Spyker Formula One Team…

    F1
  85. Friday 31 August 2007

  86. Spyker b-car racks up the miles 06:00

    Spyker b-car racks up the miles

    The new Spyker team's B-spec car racked up more miles on its second test day at Monza. Sakon Yamamoto, participating in his first-ever test session for the…

    F1
  87. Thursday 30 August 2007

  88. Spyker happy with B-car Monza debut 05:30

    Spyker happy with B-car Monza debut

    Having successfully passed the stringent FIA rear impact test on Tuesday, the Spyker Formula team's new B-spec challenger was given its first full day of…

    F1
  89. Tuesday 28 August 2007

  90. Spyker surprised with bankruptcy stories 13:19

    Spyker surprised with bankruptcy stories

    Spyker Cars N.V. has reacted with surprise to reports of bankruptcy claims being filed against the Dutch car manufacturer. A Dutch newspaper reported this…

    F1
  91. Dutch companies file for Spyker bankruptcy? 11:54

    Dutch companies file for Spyker bankruptcy?

    At the court in Maastricht, The Netherlands two parties have filed a bankruptcy claim against Spyker Cars N.V. according to a Dutch newspaper. One of the…

    F1
  92. Sunday 26 August 2007

  93. Mixed feelings at Spyker 18:15

    Mixed feelings at Spyker

    Today's Turkish Grand Prix brought mixed results for the Spyker team. New recruit Sakon Yamamoto secured his first-ever finish for the team in 20th position…

    F1
  94. Saturday 25 August 2007

  95. Spyker looks on the bright side 16:14

    Spyker looks on the bright side

    Spyker will start tomorrow's 58-lap Turkish Grand Prix with Adrian Sutil and Sakon Yamamoto in 21st and 22nd positions respectively after a searingly hot…

    F1
  96. Friday 24 August 2007

  97. Spyker pushes on in Turkey with old car 17:05

    Spyker pushes on in Turkey with old car

    The Turkish Grand Prix kicked off today with two free practice sessions at the Istanbul Park Circuit on the outskirts of the vibrant city of Istanbul. The…

    F1
  98. Thursday 23 August 2007

  99. Spyker B-car debut delayed 12:59

    Spyker B-car debut delayed

    The Spyker Formula 1 team planned to race their new B-spec car at this weekend's Turkish Grand Prix but the team has now revealed they are unable to compete…

    F1
  100. Rodriguez could soon test with Spyker F1 12:05

    Rodriguez could soon test with Spyker F1

    Earlier this week it was reported in Dutch media that GP2 driver Roldan Rodriguez was linked with a racing seat with Spyker F1 in 2008. The team who does not…

    GP2
  101. Monday 20 August 2007

  102. Silly season started at Spyker 13:05

    Silly season started at Spyker

    According to Dutch newspaper AD the Spyker Formula 1 team has signed up Roldan Rodriguez for next season. The Spaniard is currently active in the GP2 series and…

    F1
  103. Friday 17 August 2007

  104. Shnaider offers Spyker get-out clause 14:57

    Shnaider offers Spyker get-out clause

    The man who sold Midland to Spyker said he's prepared to buy the team back to solve its financial problems. Alex Shnaider sold the Silverstone-based outfit to…

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