Force India would never have expected to be forced into this. Not now, anyway.
Throughout the summer, the team fought ever so hard to keep Sergio Perez, the most successful driver in their history, who—despite signing a contract extension for the 2017 Formula One season—was still at risk of being taken away by his personal sponsors.
When Perez's future was finally resolved at the recent Malaysian Grand Prix, it seemed Force India would have the stability they required ahead of next year's major regulation changes, only for their other driver to suddenly head for the exit door.
Force India sponsors organised an evening with drivers Nico Hülkenberg and Sergio Pérez, which included the appearance of…
Never before had a Formula One driver's downfall been celebrated with such unbridled joy. Little more than a year after McLaren chose him—not Nico Hulkenberg, not Paul Di Resta —to lead them into life after Lewis Hamilton, Sergio Pe...
Nico Hulkenberg is to join Renault next season after agreeing a release from his contract with Force India.
Force India driver Sergio Perez extends his contract until 2017, which will make it a fourth successive season with the team.