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Force India officially confirmed: Perez and Ocon for 2018 F1



Force India F1 team officially confirmed that, an unchanged driver line-up in Force India 2018 with Sergio Perez racing alongside with Esteban Ocon.

The 27-year-old Mexican will retain his seat for the 2018 season alongside Esteban Ocon, who joined the Force India F1 team ahead of the 2017 campaign.

Since joining Force India in 2014 from McLaren, Perez has claimed four podium finishes.

“Staying with Sahara Force India was always my priority. It’s a team that has allowed me to show my talents as a driver and I feel very happy here. I’m proud of everything we have already achieved together and I think there is more to come.” Perez said

“The team has done an amazing job this year to develop the car and establish our position as the fourth best team in Formula One. In the end it was an easy decision to continue our journey together.”

Force India team owner Vijay Mallya added: “Sergio has played an important role in our success story over the last few years. Since joining us in 2014, he has matured to become one of the quickest and most consistent drivers on the grid.

“His track record speaks for itself as the most successful Force India driver ever with four podiums. Alongside Esteban, retaining Sergio gives us stability going into next season and one of the most exciting driver pairings in Formula One.”


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