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Force India targets regain the performance level to beat McLaren

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1236154_622947241069241_982331095_nForce India team Principal Vijay Mallya says that they are still target to beat McLaren for fifth place in the constructors’ championship this season.

Last five races McLaren earned 39 points, early lead Force India gets only 3 points, the gap now stands at 14 points. But still Force India believes they regain performance level to beat McLaren.

“The objective has not changed, McLaren have a points lead over us, but they are not totally out of reach. As I’ve said before, turning on the tyres is paramount and we are working hard to achieve this. There are a lot of points on offer and we need to try and regain the performance level we showed in the first part of the season.” Mallya said

“It’s never been our strongest track, although we did score some points there last year. It’s quite low-grip and the cooler temperatures make it a very different challenge. We will go there ready to learn as much as possible, try and improve our qualifying pace and come up with a smart strategy for Sunday.”

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