Paul di Resta is likely to stay with the team for a third season. Team still not yet announced his next season team-mate. Former Toro Rosso team-mates Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari have been eliminated.
Some News sources published that second seat at Force India has become a two-horse race between Jules Bianchi and Adrian Sutil.
Former Force India driver Adrian Sutil was dropped at the end of 2011 and replaced Nico Hulkenberg. It was thought primarily that Sutil could have some issues with travel.
The travel issue emerges due to his suspended 18-month jail term following he was involved in a nightclub incident with Eric Lux – the CEO of Renault owners Genii Capital – following the Chinese Grand Prix. . Recently Sutil told the press this won’t be an issue if he was to race next year.
Jules Bianchi is preferred to join Di Resta at the Force India team and become the fourth Formula One rookie in 2013.
This year he joined in Young Driver Test at Magny Cours with both Force India and Ferrari, Bianchi has been part of the Ferrari driver academy since 2009 and with the Force India team linked to a switch to Ferrari engines, Bianchi could well be the perfect choice for them.