Sahara Force India Formula One Team, the trading name of Force India Formula One Team Limited, is a Formula One racing team based in Silverstone, United Kingdom which currently holds an Indian licence. The team was formed in October 2007 when a consortium led by Indian businessman Vijay Mallya andMichiel Mol bought the Spyker F1 team for € 90 million. Force India F1 represents increased Indian participation within Formula One, with Greater Noidahaving hosted the first Indian Grand Prix in 2011. The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile confirmed the change in name from Spyker to Force India on 24 October 2007.

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Full name Sahara Force India
Formula One Team
Base Silverstone,
United Kingdom
Team principal(s) Subrata Roy
Vijay Mallya
(Team Principal)
Robert Fernley
(Deputy Team Principal)
Otmar Szafnauer
(Chief Operating Officer)
Director(s) Andrew Green
(Technical Director)
Andy Stevenson
(Sporting Director)
Steve Curnow
(Commercial Director)
Previous name Spyker F1 Team
2018 Formula One World Championship
Race drivers 11. Mexico Sergio Pérez[1]
31. France Esteban Ocon[2]
Test drivers Canada Nicholas Latifi[3]
Russia Nikita Mazepin[4]
Chassis VJM11[5]
Engine Mercedes M09 EQ Power+[6]
Tyres Pirelli
Formula One World Championship career
First entry 2008 Australian Grand Prix
Latest entry 2018 German Grand Prix
Races entered 201
Race victories 0
Podiums 6
Points 1,036
Pole positions 1
Fastest laps 5
2017 position 4th (187 pts)

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