Force Indian pleased with double point finish in Brazilian GP in final race of the 2011 season, Silverstone based F1 squad done strong campaign on its way to sixth place in the constructor’s standings.
“Today’s result is the perfect way to end what has been a tremendous season for Force India,” said deputy team principal Robert Fernley after Adrian Sutil finished in sixth position and Paul di Resta in eighth. Adrian and Paul drove brilliant races to add 12 more points to our tally and confirm our sixth place in the championship – our highest finish to date.
“I’m also very pleased that we could move Adrian up to ninth in the drivers’ standings. As a team we have taken great strides forward this season and now is the time to congratulate everyone who has contributed to that. We head into the winter in good spirits and determined to come back even stronger next year to pick up where we left off.”
The German Sutil pleased with Brazilian result and he jumped to ninth place in the drivers’ championship from eleventh.
“I’m really happy about the result today,” Sutil said. “It completes a great weekend where everything went to plan. I had a good feeling in all the sessions and the team did a brilliant job to give me such a good car today. We also made the right calls with the strategy because we knew there was a chance to beat Mercedes, and that’s exactly what we did.
“So I’m very happy with my sixth place – it’s the best way to end the year and it also means that I move up to ninth place in the drivers’ championship, which was my aim.”
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