Sahara Force India F1 Team

Force India/Mercedes Paul di Resta Adrian Sutil

Year of Foundation: 2007
Founder: Vijay Mallya, Michiel Mol
Debut: Grand Prix of Australia 2008
Grand Prix: 103
World Champions: 0
Constructor Titles: 0
Wins: 0
Pole Positions: 1
Fastest Laps: 2
Points: 318
Managing Director: Vijay Mallya
Designers: Mark Smith (2008-2010)
Andy Green (2011-2013)
2013 Test Driver(s):  
Address: Force India F1, Dadford Road
Silverstone, NN12 8TJ
England
Internet: www.forceindiaf1.com

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION FORCE INDIA VJM06/MERCEDES FO 108F V8
Chassis
Construction Carbon fibre composite monocoque with Zylon legality side anti-intrusion panels
Suspension Aluminium uprights with carbon fibre composite wishbones, trackrod and pushrod. Inboard chassis mounted torsion springs, dampers and anti-roll bar assembly
Wheels BBS forged wheels to Sahara Force India specification
KERS Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains
Transmission McLaren Racing 7-speed, semi-automatic, 'e-shift'
Lubricant Mobil 1 products
Clutch AP Racing carbon clutch
Brakes AP Racing
Dampers Penske
Weight 642 kg including driver, camera and ballast

Dimensions
Front track 1495 mm
Rear track 1410 mm
Overall length 5100 mm
Overall height 950 mm

Engine
Type Mercedes-Benz FO 108F V8
Cylinders V8, 90°
Piston Bore 98 mm (FIA regulation)
Maximum Speed 18 000 rpm (FIA regulatory limit for 2011)
Weight 95 kg (minimum FIA regulation weight)

Tyres
Type Pirelli

DRIVERS
Paul di Resta (bio)
Date of Birth April 16, 1986
Place of Birth Uphall, Scotland
Nationality British
Internet: www.pauldiresta.com

Paul di Resta (career)
1994 Cadet Karting Championship
1995 Super One Cadet Karting Championship
2nd.
Scottish Karting Championship
1st.
Larkhall Karting Club Championship
1st.
1996 British Super One Karting Championship
3rd.
Summerlee Karting Championship
1st.
NKRA British Karting Championship
1st.
Scottish Karting Championship
1st.
Larkhall Karting Club Championship
1st.
1997 RAC MSA British Karting Championship
1st.
ABKC British Karting Championship
1st.
British Super One Karting Championship
2nd.
TV Kart Master Championship
1st.
Larkhall Karting Club Championship
1st.
1998 Yamaha Karting Series
3rd.
ABKC British Karting Championship
2nd.
Scottish Open Karting Championship
1st.
TV Kart Master Championship
2nd.
1999 JICA European Kart Series
2nd.
2000 ABKC British Karting Championship
1st.
RAC MSA British Championship
2nd.
Winter Cup Garda
European Karting Championship
10th.
2001 RAC MSA British Karting Championship
1st.
2002 British Formula Renault Winter Series
British Karting Championship
European Karting Championships
2003 British Formula Renault
(Team JVA) 7th. One win (Oulton Park). One 2nd (Oulton Park).
2004 British Formula Renault
(Manor Motorsport) 3rd. 415 points. Four wins (Knockhill, Brands Hatch - two times, Donington). Two 2nd (Silverstone, Croft). Three 3rd (Thruxton, Knockhill, Snetterton).
Bahrain F3 Superprix
(Manor Motorsport) 5th.
2005 Formula 3 Euroseries
(Manor Motorsport) 10th. 32 points. One 3rd (Norisring).
2006 Formula 3 Euroseries
(ASM Formule 3) Champion. 86 points. Four win (Oschersleben, Brands Hatch, Norisring, Zandvoort, Le Mans Bugatti). Two 2nd (Lausitzring, Nurburgring). Two 3rd (Hockenheim, Lausitzring).
2007 DTM
(JAWA4U.de AMG Mercedes) 5th. 32 points. Two 2nd (Oschersleben, Lausitzring). Two 3rd (Mugello, Barcelona).
2008 DTM
(AMG Mercedes) Two wins (Lausitzring, Barcelona). Five 2nd (Mugello, Nurburgring, Brands Hatch, Le Mans Bugatti, Hockenheim).
2009 DTM
(AMG Mercedes) 3rd. 45 points. One win (Brands Hatch). One 2nd (Dijon). One 3rd (Hockenheim).
2010 DTM
(AMG Mercedes) Champion. 71 points. Three wins (Brands Hatch, Oschersleben, Hockenheim). Four wins (Lausitzring, Nurburgring, Zandvoort, Shanghai).
2011 Formula One
((Force India Formula One Team)) 13th. 27 points.
2012 Formula One
((Force India Formula One Team)) 14th. 46 points.

Adrian Sutil (bio)
Date of Birth January 11, 1983
Place of Birth Grafelfing, Germany
Nationality German
Internet www.adriansutil.com

Adrian Sutil (career)
2000 German ICA Championship (Karting)
(PCR).
2001 Kart European Championship
2002 Formula Ford 1800 Switzerland
(SSPT Racing) Champion. Twelve wins.
2003 German Formula ADAC BMW
(HBR Motorsport) 6th. 86 points.
2004 Formula 3 Euroseries
(Kolles ASM) 16th. 9 points.
Marlboro Masters of Formula 3
(Kolles ASM) 20th.
2005 Formula 3 Euroseries
(ASM) 2nd. 94 points. Two wins (Spa-Francorchamps, Nurburgring). Seven 2nd (Hockenheim, Pau, Spa-Francorchamps, Monaco, Oschersleben, Norisring, Lausitzring). Two 3rd (Oschersleben, Nurburgring).
Marlboro Masters of Formula 3
(ASM F3) 2nd.
2006 A1GP
(Team Germany) 6 races.
Super GT Japan
(Toyota Team TOM's) one race. 26th. 6 points.
Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix
(TOM's) 3rd.
Japanese Formula 3
(TOM's) Champion. 219 points. Five wins (Fuji - two times, Motegi, Okayama - two times). One 2nd (Sugo). Six 3rd (Suzuka - three times, Motegi, Autopolis, Sugo).
Formula One
(Midland MF1) test driver.
2007 Formula One
(Etihad Aldar Spyker F1 Team) 19th. 1 point.
2008 Formula One
(Force India Formula One Team) 20th. 0 points.
2009 Formula One
(Force India Formula One Team) 17th. 5 points.
2010 Formula One
(Force India Formula One Team) 11th. 47 points.
2011 Formula One
(Force India Formula One Team) 9th. 42 points.

TEAM HISTORY
Names, titles, points...
2008 Force India Formula One Team
10th, 0 points - Adrian Sutil, Giancarlo Fisichella.
2009 Force India F1 Team
9th, 13 points - Adrian Sutil, Giancarlo Fisichella | Vitantonio Liuzzi.
2010 Force India F1 Team
7th, 68 points - Adrian Sutil, Vitantonio Liuzzi.
2011 Force India F1 Team
6th, 69 points - Adrian Sutil, Paul di Resta.
2012 Force India F1 Team
7th, 109 points - Paul di Resta, Nico Hulkenberg.
TEAM's HISTORY
Cars, years, engines...



Model: VJM01
Year: 2008
Engine: Ferrari 056
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0

Model: VJM02
Year: 2009
Engine: Mercedes FO 108W
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 1
Fastest Laps: 1

Model: VJM03
Year: 2010
Engine: Mercedes FO 108X
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 1
Fastest Laps: 0

Model: VJM04
Year: 2011
Engine: Mercedes FO 108X
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0

Model: VJM05
Year: 2012
Engine: Mercedes FO 108Z
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 1

Model: VJM06
Year: 2013
Engine: Mercedes FO 108F
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0

DRIVERS
Names and results



Adrian
Sutil


Years: 2008-11,2013
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0
Points: 117

Giancarlo
Fisichella


Years: 2008-2009
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 1
Fastest Laps: 0
Points: 8

Vitantonio
Liuzzi


Years: 2009-2010
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0
Points: 19

Paul
di Resta


Years: 2011-2013
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0
Points: 109

Nico
Hulkenberg


Years: 2012
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 1
Points: 63

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