Force India battled hard at the Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix but failed to earn even a single point as its drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg finished 13th and 14th, respectively, and outside the points here on Sunday.
As expected, it was not a great result for Sahara Force India in the qualifying session for Sunday's Australian Grand Prix as Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez will start the season-opening race from the 14th and 15th spots respectively.
Force India finally rolled out its new car for the upcoming Formula One season, with only two more days remaining to get it up to speed. Driver Nico Hulkenberg took the new car, the Mercedes-powered VJMO8, for its maiden drive during testing at the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit.
Formula 1 team Force India ended their 2014 season in sixth position in the constructors' championship as its drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg brought home 28 points from the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which offered double points finish, here Sunday.
Sahara Force India are set to finish sixth this year in the team championship after Nico Hulkenberg ended the Brazilian Grand Prix in eighth position while Sergio Perez could not enter the points bracket.
Sahara Force India witnessed a terrible outing at the United States Grand Prix as both its drivers - Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg retired early into the race because of varied reasons at the Circuit of The Americas here.
Capitalising on a top-10 start, Sergio Perez finished seventh to secure six points for Sahara Force India at the Italian Grand Prix as the team reduced the gap with fifth-placed McLaren to just one, here Sunday.