Sahara Force India: The journey so far

Sports | | October 17, 2012, 4:56 pm
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Force India's Giancarlo Fisichella ends up in the gravel at the start of the Australian  Grand Prix at the Albert Park Circuit on March 16, 2008 in Melbourne, Australia.

Force India's Giancarlo Fisichella ends up in the gravel at the start of the Australian Grand Prix at the Albert Park Circuit on March 16, 2008 in Melbourne, Australia.

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In qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, Sutil qualified second and Liuzzi, on his race debut for the team, qualified seventh; on race day, Sutil finished fourth and clocked the fastest lap of the race.

In qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, Sutil qualified second and Liuzzi, on his race debut for the team, qualified seventh; on race day, Sutil finished fourth and clocked the fastest lap of the race.

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Vitantonio Liuzzi of Italy and Force India comes in for a pitstop during Formula One winter testing at the Circuit De Catalunya on February 25, 2010 in Barcelona, Spain.

Vitantonio Liuzzi of Italy and Force India comes in for a pitstop during Formula One winter testing at the Circuit De Catalunya on February 25, 2010 in Barcelona, Spain.

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Paul di Resta of Great Britain and Force India drives during practice for the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit on October 28, 2011 in Noida, India.

Paul di Resta of Great Britain and Force India drives during practice for the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit on October 28, 2011 in Noida, India.

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For their 2012 line-up, the team retained Paul di Resta and replaced Adrian Sutil with their 2011 reserve driver, Nico Hulkenberg; currently Force India are at seventh position with 89 points and are looking to surpass Sauber at sixth position.

For their 2012 line-up, the team retained Paul di Resta and replaced Adrian Sutil with their 2011 reserve driver, Nico Hulkenberg; currently Force India are at seventh position with 89 points and are looking to surpass Sauber at sixth position.

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Sahara Force India Formula One Team was formed in October 2007 when a consortium led by Indian businessman Vijay Mallya and Michiel Mol bought the Spyker F1 team for 90 million euro.

Sahara Force India Formula One Team was formed in October 2007 when a consortium led by Indian businessman Vijay Mallya and Michiel Mol bought the Spyker F1 team for 90 million euro.

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Force India gained their first pole position in Formula One when Fisichella qualified fastest at the Belgian Grand Prix in Spa; he finished the race in second position, less than a second behind Kimi Raikkonen earning Force India's first ever points and podium position.

Force India gained their first pole position in Formula One when Fisichella qualified fastest at the Belgian Grand Prix in Spa; he finished the race in second position, less than a second behind Kimi Raikkonen earning Force India's first ever points and podium position.