2014 F1 season
Force India have confirmed Sergio Perez will race for them in 2014 after signing a “multi-year deal” with the former McLaren driver.
Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya said he was “very impressed with his recent performances”.
“He already has several podium finishes to his name and being chosen by McLaren last year was a clear indication that he is a driver to watch for the future,” Mallya added.
Perez will partner Nico Hulkenberg, whose signing was confirmed earlier this month, as the team changes both its drivers for the new season.
“By pairing Sergio alongside Nico, we enter the new season with an extremely competitive line-up, which will go toward helping us achieve our goals for the new season,” said Mallya.
“Coming here was always my first choice and I?óÔéĽÔäóm really happy everything has now been confirmed,” said Perez.
“This is a young team with a lot of determination and they?óÔéĽÔäóve produced competitive cars for the last few years. It?óÔéĽÔäós all change for next season with the new regulations, but I already have a good feeling about 2014.”
The news means both Paul di Resta and Adrian Sutil have lost their seats.
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2014 F1 season
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