Latest News
Full
Compact

  1. Monday 23 May 2016

  2. Force India still looking to maintain fifth 15:22

    Force India still looking to maintain fifth

    Force India team boss Vijay Mallya says the outfit is still looking to maintain fifth position in the championship standings, despite a mixed start to the 2016…

    F1
  3. Hülkenberg sees Monaco as 'fresh start' 12:02

    Hülkenberg sees Monaco as 'fresh start'

    Force India driver Nico Hülkenberg says he is hoping to mark a "fresh start" at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, following back-to-back retirements in Russia…

    F1
  4. Tuesday 10 May 2016

  5. 14:42

    Video: Hülkenberg's Barcelona guide

    F1
  6. Celis Jr. to get Barcelona test outing 10:54

    Celis Jr. to get Barcelona test outing

    Force India development driver Alfonso Celis Jr. will return to action with the team during next week's post-Spanish Grand Prix test at the Circuit de Barcelona…

    F1
  7. Monday 9 May 2016

  8. Pérez: Force India momentum shifting 15:03

    Pérez: Force India momentum shifting

    Sergio Pérez feels that his and Force India's momentum is beginning to change for the better after he scored his first points of the season at the Russian…

    F1
  9. Force India updates 'comprehensive' 10:34

    Force India updates 'comprehensive'

    Force India team boss Vijay Mallya has confirmed that the outfit will run a "pretty comprehensive" update package at this weekend's Spanish Grand…

    F1
  10. Tuesday 3 May 2016

  11. Force India encouraged by VJM09 pace 14:44

    Force India encouraged by VJM09 pace

    Force India Chief Operating Officer Otmar Szafnauer says the outfit can draw encouragement from the pace of the VJM09 despite early clashes scuppering the…

    F1
  12. Monday 2 May 2016

  13. Pérez left wanting more after puncture 12:03

    Pérez left wanting more after puncture

    Sergio Pérez was left wanting more from the Russian Grand Prix, despite scoring his first points of the campaign, after early contact resulted in a…

    F1
  14. Thursday 28 April 2016

  15. Celis Jr. to replace Hülkenberg in practice 08:22

    Celis Jr. to replace Hülkenberg in practice

    Force India has confirmed that Nico Hülkenberg will give way for development driver Alfonso Celis Jr. during the first practice session for the Russian Grand…

    F1
  16. Wednesday 27 April 2016

  17. 05:26

    Video of the Day: Force India duo hit century

    F1
  18. Tuesday 26 April 2016

  19. Force India pair eye points on 100th weekend 15:35

    Force India pair eye points on 100th weekend

    Nico Hülkenberg and Sergio Pérez have set their sights on points finishes at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix, where the pair will take part in their 100th…

    F1
  20. Force India expected more from early races 11:32

    Force India expected more from early races

    Vijay Mallya admits Force India expected more from the first three rounds of the season, but remains hopeful that his team can turn the situation…

    F1
  21. Friday 22 April 2016

  22. Feature: Hülkenberg hits the century 16:02

    Feature: Hülkenberg hits the century

    Next weekend's Russian Grand Prix marks the 100th Formula 1 race for Nico Hülkenberg. GPUpdate.net sat down with the Force India driver to discuss his career…

    F1
  23. Monday 18 April 2016

  24. Hülkenberg: Safety Car destroyed race 11:10

    Hülkenberg: Safety Car destroyed race

    Nico Hülkenberg believes the timing of the Safety Car at the Chinese Grand Prix destroyed his race as he finished a lowly 15th for Force India for the second…

    F1
  25. Saturday 16 April 2016

  26. Hülkenberg gets three-place grid drop 11:11

    Hülkenberg gets three-place grid drop

    Nico Hülkenberg has been given a three-place grid penalty for the Chinese Grand Prix after one of his wheels fell off during Saturday afternoon's qualifying…

    F1
  27. Thursday 14 April 2016

  28. Hülkenberg: Fourth position still realistic 13:32

    Hülkenberg: Fourth position still realistic

    Nico Hülkenberg is confident that finishing fourth in the Constructors' Championship is still a realistic target for Force India in 2016, despite a tough start…

    F1
  29. Tuesday 12 April 2016

  30. Pérez wants to get season 'started properly' 09:46

    Pérez wants to get season 'started properly'

    Force India's Sergio Pérez says he wants to get his season "started properly" at this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix, after missing out on points at the first…

    F1
  31. Monday 11 April 2016

  32. Force India desperate for clean weekend 15:35

    Force India desperate for clean weekend

    Vijay Mallya is eager for Force India to experience a clean race weekend in China, as he feels that drama at the first two rounds have prevented it from…

    F1
  33. 05:12

    Video of the Day: Hülkenberg on China

    F1
  34. Thursday 7 April 2016

  35. Celis Jr. aiming for 2017 race seat chance 09:51

    Celis Jr. aiming for 2017 race seat chance

    Force India development driver Alfonso Celis Jr. says he wants to sufficiently improve across the course of the year to be considered for a race seat in…

    F1
  36. Wednesday 6 April 2016

  37. Force India: Collisions masked true pace 12:12

    Force India: Collisions masked true pace

    Force India drivers Nico Hülkenberg and Sergio Pérez reckon the pace of the VJM09 was masked in Bahrain after both suffered contact during the opening stages…

    F1
  38. Monday 4 April 2016

  39. Winners and Losers: Bahrain Grand Prix 16:06

    Winners and Losers: Bahrain Grand Prix

    Mercedes' Nico Rosberg collected his second victory of the year as his rivals encountered problems, while others shone beneath the lights. GPUpdate.net presents…

    F1
  40. Saturday 2 April 2016

  41. Pérez sure Force India can make top 10 11:11

    Pérez sure Force India can make top 10

    Sergio Pérez is confident that Force India can be in the mix for the top 10 positions at the Bahrain Grand Prix despite a low-key showing during…

    F1
  42. Friday 1 April 2016

  43. Celis Jr. to get next FP1 outing in Russia 15:28

    Celis Jr. to get next FP1 outing in Russia

    Force India development driver Alfonso Celis Jr. will receive his next practice outing at the Russian Grand Prix, after he made his F1 race weekend debut in…

    F1
  44. Thursday 31 March 2016

  45. Pérez: Racing more important than speed 11:51

    Pérez: Racing more important than speed

    Force India's Sergio Pérez says close racing should be considered more important than outright speed in Formula 1, as the sport continues to evaluate a…

    F1
  46. Wednesday 30 March 2016

  47. Force India expecting close midfield fight 10:25

    Force India expecting close midfield fight

    Force India Team Principal Vijay Mallya says he is expecting a competitive midfield battle across the course of 2016, based on the evidence of the…

    F1
  48. Tuesday 29 March 2016

  49. Pérez eager to make up for Australia 14:22

    Pérez eager to make up for Australia

    Sergio Pérez says he is keen to make up for the disappointment of a non-points finish at the Australian Grand Prix, which was largely due to a poor…

    F1
  50. Thursday 24 March 2016

  51. Celis Jr. gets first FP1 run in Bahrain 09:44

    Celis Jr. gets first FP1 run in Bahrain

    Force India development driver Alfonso Celis Jr. will get his first Friday practice outing at the upcoming Bahrain Grand Prix, the team confirmed on…

    F1
  52. Wednesday 23 March 2016

  53. Force India against qualifying u-turn 12:21

    Force India against qualifying u-turn

    Force India deputy team boss Bob Fernley has revealed that the outfit was against scrapping Formula 1's new-for-2016 qualifying format and returning to the…

    F1
  54. Monday 21 March 2016

  55. Force India praises 'excellent' Hülkenberg 12:12

    Force India praises 'excellent' Hülkenberg

    Force India Deputy Team Principal Bob Fernley has hailed Nico Hülkenberg's performance during the Australian Grand Prix, as the German driver began the year…

    F1
  56. Sunday 20 March 2016

  57. Force India: Red flag hurt prospects 11:44

    Force India: Red flag hurt prospects

    Force India drivers Nico Hülkenberg and Sergio Pérez believe the suspension of the Australian Grand Prix had a negative impact on their final results. Both…

    F1
  58. Friday 18 March 2016

  59. Force India curfew break 'honest mistake' 02:09

    Force India curfew break 'honest mistake'

    Force India has explained that an "honest mistake" led to a team member breaking one of the outfit's permitted curfews ahead of Friday's practice sessions for…

    F1
  60. Monday 14 March 2016

  61. Force India looks to carry over 2015 form 10:54

    Force India looks to carry over 2015 form

    Force India team boss Vijay Mallya is hopeful that the outfit can carry over its late-2015 form when the new campaign gets under way in Australia this…

    F1
  62. Thursday 3 March 2016

  63. Uncertainty over Formula 1 qualifying format 08:05

    Uncertainty over Formula 1 qualifying format

    Uncertainty remains over the qualifying format Formula 1 will use in 2016, following meetings between team bosses, drivers and the FIA at the Circuit de…

    F1
  64. Sunday 28 February 2016

  65. Pérez hopes for 'best year' with Force India 13:07

    Pérez hopes for 'best year' with Force India

    Sergio Pérez is hopeful that he and Force India can enjoy their "best year" in 2016, as they look to build on fifth place in the championship…

    F1
  66. Saturday 27 February 2016

  67. Szafnauer answers GPU reader questions 07:46

    Szafnauer answers GPU reader questions

    Earlier this month, GPUpdate.net gave readers the opportunity to pose questions to Force India COO Otmar Szafnauer. We put a selection of them to him during the…

    F1
  68. Wednesday 24 February 2016

  69. Hülkenberg: No reason to get 'over excited' 17:36

    Hülkenberg: No reason to get 'over excited'

    Nico Hülkenberg says there is no reason for Force India to get "over excited" by his pace-setting time at Barcelona on Wednesday. Hülkenberg posted a…

    F1
  70. Hülkenberg fastest on third test day 17:01

    Hülkenberg fastest on third test day

    Force India's Nico Hülkenberg set the fastest time on the penultimate day of the opening pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, courtesy of a…

    F1
  71. 05:26

    Video of the Day: FI behind the scenes

    F1
  72. Monday 22 February 2016

  73. Force India targets Williams, Red Bull 10:48

    Force India targets Williams, Red Bull

    Force India boss Vijay Mallya says that the outfit will be targeting Williams and Red Bull in 2016, as it looks to build on its fifth place classification last…

    F1
  74. Force India reveals VJM09 in Barcelona 07:33

    Force India reveals VJM09 in Barcelona

    Force India has pulled the covers off the car which Sergio Pérez and Nico Hülkenberg will compete with in Formula 1 this season, the Mercedes-powered…

    F1
  75. Thursday 18 February 2016

  76. Celis Jr. set to debut new Force India 11:42

    Celis Jr. set to debut new Force India

    Force India has announced that development driver Alfonso Celis Jr. will debut the team's new car. Mexican racer Celis Jr., 19, joined Force India at the end…

    F1
  77. Wednesday 17 February 2016

  78. Force India to launch VJM09 on Monday 09:08

    Force India to launch VJM09 on Monday

    Force India has confirmed that its 2016 challenger, the Mercedes-powered VJM09, will be unveiled on Monday morning prior to the start of pre-season testing in…

    F1
  79. Tuesday 16 February 2016

  80. GPUpdate lets readers quiz Szafnauer 10:27

    GPUpdate lets readers quiz Szafnauer

    In 2016, GPUpdate.net is giving readers the opportunity to quiz senior team personnel from a selection of outfits, starting with Force India's Chief Operating…

    F1
  81. Monday 1 February 2016

  82. Force India signs Russian teen Mazepin 10:52

    Force India signs Russian teen Mazepin

    Force India has announced the signing of Russian teenager Nikita Mazepin as a development driver, to mark the start of an anticipated "long-term…

    F1
  83. Thursday 21 January 2016

  84. Force India set to run 2016 car at both tests 14:49

    Force India set to run 2016 car at both tests

    Force India is confident that it will avoid a repeat of its rushed 2015 winter preparations, confirming to GPUpdate.net that it is on track to run its 2016…

    F1
  85. Thursday 14 January 2016

  86. Force India rules out 2016 Aston Martin deal 16:04

    Force India rules out 2016 Aston Martin deal

    Force India Chief Operating Officer Otmar Szafnauer has ruled out a partnership with Aston Martin in time for the 2016 season, but maintains that a deal could…

    F1
  87. Wednesday 13 January 2016

  88. Hülkenberg looks to benefit from fewer tests 13:25

    Hülkenberg looks to benefit from fewer tests

    Nico Hülkenberg reckons the reduced number of pre-season test days in 2016 could provide his Force India team with opportunities to shine, particularly in the…

    F1
  89. Friday 8 January 2016

  90. Hülkenberg not fixated on top team chance 14:22

    Hülkenberg not fixated on top team chance

    Nico Hülkenberg says the media has created the impression that he is obsessed by landing a race seat at one of the sport's top teams, insisting he is happy at…

    F1
  91. Friday 18 December 2015

  92. Pérez: Force India must 'continue growing' 15:37

    Pérez: Force India must 'continue growing'

    Sergio Pérez says that Force India needs to "continue growing" next year, after the team recorded its highest-ever championship classification of fifth in…

    F1
  93. Sunday 13 December 2015

  94. Force India: Celis Jr. must earn race seat 11:24

    Force India: Celis Jr. must earn race seat

    Alfonso Celis Jr. has been given no guarantees that his new development role will lead to a race seat, according to Force India Chief Operating Officer Otmar…

    F1
  95. Friday 11 December 2015

  96. Force India refuses to get carried away 12:32

    Force India refuses to get carried away

    Force India COO Otmar Szafnauer says that Force India will not be drawn into setting unrealistic goals for the 2016 season, on the back of its highest placing…

    F1
  97. 2015 review: Force India's upward trajectory 09:11

    2015 review: Force India's upward trajectory

    Next up in GPUpdate.net's season review series is Force India, which surged forward after a tough start to register its highest ever finish in the championship…

    F1
  98. Thursday 10 December 2015

  99. Force India protégé announces 2016 plans 10:24

    Force India protégé announces 2016 plans

    Force India protégé Jehan Daruvala has confirmed that he will participate in three different racing series during the 2016 campaign. Indian youngster…

    F1
  100. Wednesday 2 December 2015

  101. Hülkenberg admits improvement required 14:40

    Hülkenberg admits improvement required

    Force India driver Nico Hülkenberg has conceded that he did not perform to his full potential during the 2015 season, an area in which he is eager to improve…

    F1
  102. Tuesday 1 December 2015

  103. Celis Jr. pleased with Formula 1 test debut 15:13

    Celis Jr. pleased with Formula 1 test debut

    Force India development driver Alfonso Celis Jr. was pleased with his first day of running in a Formula 1 car as he conducted duties during the post-race tyre…

    F1
  104. Monday 30 November 2015

  105. Force India confident for 2016 after progress 12:56

    Force India confident for 2016 after progress

    Force India Chief Operating Officer Otmar Szafnauer says the outfit's progress across the second half of the 2015 Formula 1 season gives it confidence heading…

    F1
  106. Sunday 29 November 2015

  107. Pérez achieves 'maximum' with fifth 17:32

    Pérez achieves 'maximum' with fifth

    Force India's Sergio Pérez says he achieved the "maximum" on offer to him by finishing Sunday evening's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in fifth. Pérez started the…

    F1
  108. Saturday 28 November 2015

  109. Räikkönen never concerned by Pérez 15:50

    Räikkönen never concerned by Pérez

    Kimi Räikkönen says he was never unduly concerned by Sergio Pérez during Abu Dhabi qualifying, as he knew he had the pace for third. Räikkönen sat…

    F1
  110. Friday 27 November 2015

  111. Early Force India pace encourages Pérez 16:58

    Early Force India pace encourages Pérez

    Sergio Pérez was left feeling encouraged by Force India's pace at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after an impressive practice performance. Pérez set the third…

    F1
more news