Big changes for Force India

UPDATE Per this hotnews story, part 1 of this rumor (started by below is now 'fact.' And per this story, parts 2 and 3 are 'fact' as well. Mallya also revealed that "the new technical direction of the team" – believed to be a tie-up with McLaren-Mercedes – will be announced on November 10.

11/05/08 Rumor has it that Force India team boss Vijay Mallya is expected to announce

  1. The team will be using an entire drivetrain from McLaren-Mercedes in 2009. We expect that to be announced on Monday.
  2. The departure of Colin Kolles, who is understood to be less than popular in Mercedes-Benz circles because of his Audi ties.
  3. May fire Mike Gascoyne. Gascoyne has a habit of telling team owners how to run the team yet has a reputation of designing cars that run at the back of the grid.

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By :