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  1. Thursday 10 August 2017

  2. Mid-season review: Force India stays fourth 08:48

    Mid-season review: Force India stays fourth

    GPUpdate.net continues its mid-season review series by reflecting on Force India, which has again exceeded expectations, as Sergio Pérez and Esteban Ocon…

    F1
  3. Tuesday 8 August 2017

  4. Ocon feels he's made 'massive step' in 2017 12:42

    Ocon feels he's made 'massive step' in 2017

    Force India driver Esteban Ocon believes he has made a "massive step" across the opening half of the 2017 campaign, following on from his part-season with Manor…

    F1
  5. Monday 31 July 2017

  6. Ocon rues T1 contact with team-mate Pérez 10:12

    Ocon rues T1 contact with team-mate Pérez

    Esteban Ocon was left to rue a "messy start", which featured contact with Force India team-mate Sergio Pérez, but expressed contentment at his Hungarian Grand…

    F1
  7. Thursday 27 July 2017

  8. Reaction: Formula 1 drivers on halo device 15:37

    Reaction: Formula 1 drivers on halo device

    Formula 1 drivers were quizzed about the planned introduction of the halo head protection device for the 2018 season during media day at the Hungarian Grand…

    F1
  9. Tuesday 25 July 2017

  10. Ocon eyeing podium, prioritising consistency 11:28

    Ocon eyeing podium, prioritising consistency

    Force India youngster Esteban Ocon says he hopes to claim his maiden Formula 1 podium during the second half of 2017, but is wary that consistency must be…

    F1
  11. Wednesday 12 July 2017

  12. Video: Ocon previews British Grand Prix 13:42

    Video: Ocon previews British Grand Prix

    Force India driver Esteban Ocon previews this weekend's British Grand Prix, which takes place at Silverstone.

    F1
  13. Pérez sure Force India can maintain form 11:38

    Pérez sure Force India can maintain form

    Sergio Pérez believes Force India can maintain its Austria form at this weekend's British Grand Prix, which takes place adjacent to the squad's factory at…

    F1
  14. Monday 10 July 2017

  15. Pérez praises SFI for Austrian GP recovery 07:36

    Pérez praises SFI for Austrian GP recovery

    Sergio Pérez praised Force India for "recovering well" from a difficult start to the Austrian Grand Prix weekend by reaching Q3 and scoring points with both…

    F1
  16. Thursday 6 July 2017

  17. Ocon won't change attitude after contact 13:46

    Ocon won't change attitude after contact

    Esteban Ocon says he will not change his attitude to racing, in the aftermath of his clash with Force India team-mate Sergio Pérez, and the Mexican's…

    F1
  18. Pérez critical of Ocon after Baku clash 12:02

    Pérez critical of Ocon after Baku clash

    Force India's Sergio Pérez believes team-mate Esteban Ocon "has to understand what racing means", as he reflected further on their collision in…

    F1
  19. Monday 3 July 2017

  20. SFI to continue with free-to-race approach 10:18

    SFI to continue with free-to-race approach

    Force India team boss Vijay Mallya says that Sergio Pérez and Esteban Ocon will still be allowed to "race freely", despite their collision in…

    F1
  21. Video: Ocon on the Austrian Grand Prix 10:06

    Video: Ocon on the Austrian Grand Prix

    Force India driver Esteban Ocon previews this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring.

    F1
  22. Sunday 25 June 2017

  23. Pérez: SFI was in position to take win 20:25

    Pérez: SFI was in position to take win

    Force India's Sergio Pérez believes he would have been in a position to triumph at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, had he not collided with team-mate Esteban…

    F1
  24. Thursday 22 June 2017

  25. Ocon 'all good' with Pérez after tension 17:22

    Ocon 'all good' with Pérez after tension

    Esteban Ocon says he has cleared the air with Force India team-mate Sergio Pérez off the back of a tense situation at the previous event in Canada. Ocon was…

    F1
  26. Wednesday 21 June 2017

  27. Pérez reckons 'big points' possible in Baku 08:26

    Pérez reckons 'big points' possible in Baku

    Sergio Pérez believes Force India can target "big points" at this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix, due to its 2017 form and its result at last year's…

    F1
  28. Monday 12 June 2017

  29. Canadian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 17:24

    Canadian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton dominated to take his third win of the campaign, while Valtteri Bottas completed a 1-2 for the Mercedes team. GPUpdate.net presents its winners…

    F1
  30. Force India 'chose to let drivers race' 16:14

    Force India 'chose to let drivers race'

    Force India Deputy Team Principal Bob Fernley has defended the squad's tactics during the Canadian Grand Prix, after Sergio Pérez and Esteban Ocon ran…

    F1
  31. Sunday 11 June 2017

  32. Pérez defends his stance against Ocon 21:47

    Pérez defends his stance against Ocon

    Sergio Pérez has defended his stance against Force India team-mate Esteban Ocon during the Canadian Grand Prix, with both drivers feeling a podium was within…

    F1
  33. Thursday 8 June 2017

  34. Video: Ocon on 'American French' Canada 13:02

    Video: Ocon on 'American French' Canada

    Force India's Esteban Ocon previews the Canadian Grand Prix in "American French" Montréal.

    F1
  35. Tuesday 6 June 2017

  36. Ocon feels he is now 'up-to-speed' in F1 15:48

    Ocon feels he is now 'up-to-speed' in F1

    Force India driver Esteban Ocon says he is "fully up-to-speed" in Formula 1, almost a third of the way into his first full campaign. Mercedes-backed Ocon…

    F1
  37. Tuesday 30 May 2017

  38. Monaco Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 08:02

    Monaco Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Sebastian Vettel overhauled Ferrari team-mate Kimi Räikkönen to lead a Ferrari 1-2 at the Monaco Grand Prix, increasing his championship lead in the process.…

    F1
  39. Saturday 27 May 2017

  40. Ocon feels FP3 shunt hurt prospects 16:57

    Ocon feels FP3 shunt hurt prospects

    Esteban Ocon believes his crash during the closing stages of third practice in Monaco hindered his prospects in qualifying, as he dropped out in Q1. Ocon…

    F1
  41. Wednesday 24 May 2017

  42. Force India to wear breast cancer ribbon 09:55

    Force India to wear breast cancer ribbon

    Force India has announced a multi-year partnership with Breast Cancer Care, which will see the famous pink ribbon displayed on its Formula 1 cars. Breast…

    F1
  43. Sunday 21 May 2017

  44. Video of the Day: Strapping in an F1 driver 05:36

    Video of the Day: Strapping in an F1 driver

    Esteban Ocon's front end mechanic, Harry Rush, shows us how to strap a Formula 1 driver in their seat.

    F1
  45. Sunday 14 May 2017

  46. Force India pair delighted with 'big points' 18:09

    Force India pair delighted with 'big points'

    Force India drivers Sergio Pérez and Esteban Ocon were delighted to secure their best results of the season and claim 22 points for team in the Spanish Grand…

    F1
  47. Force India called over numbers breach 15:42

    Force India called over numbers breach

    Force India has been summoned to the Spanish Grand Prix stewards over a breach of Article 9.2 of the Sporting Regulations, relating to the size of the numbers…

    F1
  48. Force India frustrated despite double Q3 run 07:44

    Force India frustrated despite double Q3 run

    Force India drivers Sergio Pérez and Esteban Ocon were left with mixed emotions despite the pair both securing top 10 grid slots for the Spanish Grand…

    F1
  49. Thursday 11 May 2017

  50. Video of the Day: Spanish GP track guide 05:38

    Video of the Day: Spanish GP track guide

    Force India driver Esteban Ocon talks through a lap of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

    F1
  51. Monday 1 May 2017

  52. Pérez hails 'tremendous' Force India effort 09:52

    Pérez hails 'tremendous' Force India effort

    Sergio Pérez has lauded a "tremendous effort" by Force India as the team secured another double points finish in Russia, consolidating its fourth place in the…

    F1
  53. Saturday 29 April 2017

  54. Ocon 'a bit frustrated' despite maiden Q3 run 16:16

    Ocon 'a bit frustrated' despite maiden Q3 run

    Force India youngster Esteban Ocon believes he could have qualified in a higher position, despite making his first Q3 appearance at the Russian Grand…

    F1
  55. Wednesday 26 April 2017

  56. Wolff encouraged by progress of juniors 09:34

    Wolff encouraged by progress of juniors

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has praised the progress made by youngsters Pascal Wehrlein and Esteban Ocon in Formula 1 this season, believing both are on the right…

    F1
  57. Sunday 16 April 2017

  58. Force India gives Celis Jr. another test day 11:15

    Force India gives Celis Jr. another test day

    Force India will hand reserve driver and World Series Formula V8 3.5 racer Alfonso Celis Jr. another day in the VJM10 at the post-Bahrain Grand Prix…

    F1
  59. Wednesday 12 April 2017

  60. Video: Esteban Ocon's guide to Sakhir 10:04

    Video: Esteban Ocon's guide to Sakhir

    Force India driver Esteban Ocon talks through a lap of the Sakhir Circuit, home to this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix, the third round of the 2017 Formula 1…

    F1
  61. Monday 10 April 2017

  62. Ocon rues lost time despite another point 07:34

    Ocon rues lost time despite another point

    Force India youngster Esteban Ocon was left to lament a team misunderstanding, which meant he made an unnecessary trip through the pit lane at the Chinese Grand…

    F1
  63. Thursday 6 April 2017

  64. Video of the Day: Chinese GP track guide 04:36

    Video of the Day: Chinese GP track guide

    Force India driver Esteban Ocon guides you through a lap of the Shanghai International Circuit.

    F1
  65. Tuesday 4 April 2017

  66. Ocon working through 'big learning curve' 12:01

    Ocon working through 'big learning curve'

    Esteban Ocon says he is still experiencing a "big learning curve" in Formula 1, despite scoring his first point at the recent season-opener in…

    F1
  67. Sunday 26 March 2017

  68. Pérez reckons seventh place maximum 10:27

    Pérez reckons seventh place maximum

    Sergio Pérez believes he extracted the maximum from Force India's potential as he finished in seventh position at the season-opening Australian Grand…

    F1
  69. Saturday 25 March 2017

  70. Ocon eyes first points from 14th place 10:12

    Ocon eyes first points from 14th place

    Esteban Ocon is optimistic that he can make amends for a mistake on his final flying lap in Q2 to compete for points during his Force India debut at the…

    F1
  71. Thursday 23 March 2017

  72. Force India's new livery breaks cover 09:49

    Force India's new livery breaks cover

    Force India's all-new matte pink livery has broken cover ahead of this weekend's season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. Sergio Pérez and Esteban…

    F1
  73. Monday 20 March 2017

  74. Pérez: 'Anything can happen' in Australia 16:03

    Pérez: 'Anything can happen' in Australia

    Sergio Pérez has stressed the importance of being "ready at all times" during the season-opening Australian Grand Prix weekend, as Formula 1 teams get up to…

    F1
  75. Saturday 4 March 2017

  76. Feature: Just how far can Force India go? 10:02

    Feature: Just how far can Force India go?

    Force India has regularly punched above its weight in Formula 1 over recent years, but can it go even higher in 2017? GPUpdate.net caught up with Deputy Team…

    F1
  77. Tuesday 21 February 2017

  78. Force India finalises Barcelona test line-up 16:17

    Force India finalises Barcelona test line-up

    Force India has confirmed its full driver schedule for both pre-season test sessions, with junior driver Alfonso Celis Jr. set to receive more track…

    F1
  79. Tuesday 27 December 2016

  80. Pérez: Ocon replaces 'one of the best' 16:26

    Pérez: Ocon replaces 'one of the best'

    Sergio Pérez says Esteban Ocon is replacing "one of the best" drivers on the grid in Nico Hülkenberg, but reckons the Mercedes youngster will rise to the…

    F1
  81. Where are the 'Stars of the Future' now? 09:45

    Where are the 'Stars of the Future' now?

    Prior to the start of the 2015 season, GPUpdate.net identified 10 young drivers to keep an eye on as they worked their way up the motorsport ladder. Now…

    Misc
  82. Saturday 24 December 2016

  83. 2016 review: Manor's point goes to waste 08:02

    2016 review: Manor's point goes to waste

    GPUpdate.net's 2016 reviews conclude at Manor, which came close to securing 10th with current-spec engines and a new chassis, and housed two Mercedes youngsters…

    F1
  84. Sunday 11 December 2016

  85. GPUpdate readers want Alonso at Mercedes 13:50

    GPUpdate readers want Alonso at Mercedes

    GPUpdate.net readers believe that Mercedes should try to poach Fernando Alonso from McLaren-Honda to replace the retiring Nico Rosberg in Formula 1 next…

    F1
  86. Friday 2 December 2016

  87. Overview: Candidates to replace Rosberg 15:08

    Overview: Candidates to replace Rosberg

    Following the shock news that Nico Rosberg will retire from Formula 1 with immediate effect, GPUpdate.net looks at the potential candidates who could line up…

    F1
  88. Sunday 27 November 2016

  89. Wehrlein 'dreaming big' over decisive points 06:12

    Wehrlein 'dreaming big' over decisive points

    Pascal Wehrlein says he is "dreaming big" about scoring points and returning Manor to 10th in the standings after reaching Q2 again at the Abu Dhabi Grand…

    F1
  90. Saturday 19 November 2016

  91. Ocon hopes to end Manor stint on high 13:46

    Ocon hopes to end Manor stint on high

    Esteban Ocon is optimistic that he can end his short stint with Manor on a positive note as he prepares to participate in his final Grand Prix with the team in…

    F1
  92. Wednesday 16 November 2016

  93. Ocon held Renault talks before SFI deal 12:15

    Ocon held Renault talks before SFI deal

    Mercedes protégé Esteban Ocon has revealed that he held talks with Renault over a 2017 seat before he was signed by Force India on a two-year…

    F1
  94. Monday 14 November 2016

  95. Ocon 'really sad' despite best F1 finish 15:06

    Ocon 'really sad' despite best F1 finish

    Esteban Ocon described himself as "sad" and "disappointed" as Manor lost 10th position in the standings, despite the youngster enjoying his strongest race to…

    F1
  96. Saturday 12 November 2016

  97. Ocon penalised for impeding Palmer in Q1 18:15

    Ocon penalised for impeding Palmer in Q1

    Esteban Ocon has been hit with a three-place grid penalty for the Brazilian Grand Prix after the stewards deemed that he impeded Jolyon Palmer in…

    F1
  98. Force India says signing Ocon 'very close call' 10:32

    Force India says signing Ocon 'very close call'

    Force India has described its decision to sign Esteban Ocon as Sergio Pérez's team-mate for the 2017 season, over fellow Mercedes-supported Pascal Wehrlein, as…

    F1
  99. Thursday 10 November 2016

  100. Wolff: Ocon deal shows talent beats money 12:32

    Wolff: Ocon deal shows talent beats money

    Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff says Force India's recruitment of Esteban Ocon is positive for the sport and proves that "talent wins over money". Force…

    F1
  101. Ocon joins Force India on multi-year deal 12:15

    Ocon joins Force India on multi-year deal

    Mercedes protégé and current Manor driver Esteban Ocon will switch to Force India for the 2017 campaign, alongside incumbent Sergio Pérez, after signing a…

    F1
  102. Tuesday 1 November 2016

  103. Ocon hopes Manor addresses handling 16:42

    Ocon hopes Manor addresses handling

    Esteban Ocon is hopeful Manor can understand why he was suffering with handling problems across the course of the Mexican Grand Prix weekend. Ocon was half a…

    F1
  104. Tuesday 25 October 2016

  105. Ocon relieved to finish with damaged car 11:46

    Ocon relieved to finish with damaged car

    Manor driver Esteban Ocon explained that he was pleased to reach the finish of the United States Grand Prix after picking up damage on his MRT05 during the…

    F1
  106. Thursday 20 October 2016

  107. Ocon poised for first Manor halo run 21:58

    Ocon poised for first Manor halo run

    Esteban Ocon is set to trial the halo during free practice for the United States Grand Prix, the first time that he and his Manor squad have sampled the…

    F1
  108. Saturday 8 October 2016

  109. Ocon disappointed not to beat Sauber pair 13:10

    Ocon disappointed not to beat Sauber pair

    Esteban Ocon was left to rue a mistake on his quickest Q1 run as he felt beating Sauber pair Marcus Ericsson and Felipe Nasr was possible at the Japanese Grand…

    F1
  110. Thursday 6 October 2016

  111. Ocon looking for 'more complete' weekend 12:16

    Ocon looking for 'more complete' weekend

    Esteban Ocon says that he is hoping to experience a "more complete" race weekend at the Japanese Grand Prix, his fifth full Formula 1 event with Manor. Ocon…

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