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Nicholas Latifi joins Sahara Force India as reserve and test driver for 2018

Sahara Force India is pleased to welcome Nicholas Latifi as the team’s reserve and test driver for the 2018 season. The 22-year-old Canadian, a race winner and nine-time F2 podium finisher in 2017, will take part in young driver test sessions and participate in a number of Friday practice sessions at Grand Prix events. Nicholas Latifi: “I’m… Read More »

Nikita Mazepin completes 90 laps for Force India: Testing

2017 ABU DHABI TEST DAY ONE Sahara Force India completed a busy day of testing in Abu Dhabi with development driver, Nikita Mazepin, working through an extensive tyre programme. NIKITA MAZEPIN – VJM10-04 Laps: 90 laps Best time: 1:39.959 Position: P8 of 12 Nikita Mazepin: “I am quite satisfied with the work we have done today. Testing the… Read More »

Valtteri did an exceptional job, so really happy for him: Hamilton on teammate’s pole show

DRIVERS: 1 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes); 2 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes); 3 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari) TRACK INTERVIEWS: (Conducted by Mark Webber) Q: Valtteri, you’re impressive mate, you’ve even turned up with no car. How did you get pole with no car? Valtteri BOTTAS: I’m a good runner! Q: You’re a very good runner. Also, I know your wife is… Read More »

Hamilton tops FP2: Abu Dhabi GP

Lewis Hamilton took top spot in second practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, edging out Sebastian Vettel by just under fifteen hundredths of a second. Daniel Ricciardo finished was third, separated from Vettel by almost the same margin. As with the early afternoon session at the Yas Marina Circuit, it was Mercedes driver Hamilton… Read More »

It was a great welcome as I walked into the factory: Hamilton

PART ONE: DRIVERS – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing) PRESS CONFERENCE Lewis, four-time champion, amazing scenes at the factory when you went back there to celebrate your third title with Mercedes, clearly it was very emotional as well. What’s made this season special? Lewis HAMILTON: I think every single individual in… Read More »