F1, Formula 1, NASCAR, IndyCar, MotoGP, Le Mans, And More!


Top News!

Rumors Edition!

Top Stories
· 2017 New Hampshire: NASCAR Monster Energy Race Results - Denny Hamlin breaks frustrating drought (Jul 16, 2017)
· 2017 New Hampshire: NASCAR Monster Energy - Sunday Notebook (Jul 16, 2017)
· 2017 Toronto: IndyCar Race Results, Recap - Newgarden, Penske Win! (Jul 16, 2017)
· 2017 British GP (Silverstone): Formula One F1 Race Results - Hamilton, Mercedes Win! (Jul 16, 2017)
· 2017 New Hampshire: NASCAR Xfinity Race Results - Kyle Busch wins, and Ryan Preece impresses (Jul 16, 2017)
· 2017 Toronto: IndyCar Qualifying Results - Pagenaud, Penske On Pole! (Jul 16, 2017)
· 2017 British GP (Silverstone): Formula One F1 Starting Line-up Grid & Race Preview (Jul 15, 2017)
· 2017 New Hampshire: NASCAR Monster Energy - Saturday Notebook (Jul 15, 2017)

Previous Top Stories!


Hot Rumors!
· 2017 F1: Gasly to replace Sainz at Toro Rosso ? (Jul 16, 2017)
· 2017 F1: Toro Rosso Honda ? (Jul 16, 2017)
· 2017 F1: Sauber-Honda engine deal in doubt ? (Jul 14, 2017)
· 2017 F1: Alfa Romeo may power Haas in F1 ? (Jul 13, 2017)
· 2017 F1: Porsche to make F1 decision in July ? (Jul 13, 2017)
More Rumors!

2017 F1: Force India musing two options for name change
Posted by: Admin on Jul 17, 2017 - 06:26 AM
Formula 1 News
2017 F1: Force India musing two options for name change


Force India has written up a short-list of potential new team names for the 2018 season and beyond.

Keen to attract more international sponsors, and amid his legal troubles with Indian authorities, owner Vijay Mallya is determined to drop the word 'India' from his Silverstone-based team's name at the end of this year.


 

"Name changes should be rare, so whatever decision we make, the new name should remain for at least the next ten years," said the former Indian billionaire.

"We have discussed the situation internally and proposed to call it Force One. We checked to see if the name was used by anyone, so we immediately filed some registrations.

"But the decision is still pending as there is a new proposal -- Force Racing," Mallya added.

"We are negotiating with partners, with sponsors, so we will think it through thoroughly and then decide."

Meanwhile, although Sergio Perez's place in the team is up for grabs for 2018, Mallya said he is very happy to have his young teammate Esteban Ocon already under contract.

"Esteban will get better and better as he gets experience," he said.

"With the talent that he has, I am very pleased that we signed a multi-year contract with him," added Mallya.



PaddockTalk Perspective



Also in Formula 1 News:


 
Related links
· F1 Edition
· PaddockTalk Top News
· F1 Rumors
· More about Formula 1 News


Most read story in Formula 1 News:
Renault engine deal for Toro Rosso to be announced


Home :: About :: Social :: Contact :: Archives :: Video :: Submit :: _ 


All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest (c) 2003-2015 by PaddockTalk.com.
Contact E-mail: [email protected]
Privacy