Bernie Ecclestone told to the German magazine Auto Motor und Sport that Ralf Schumacher and Giancarlo Fisichella would better quit Formula One rather than to drive for Force India in 2008. Ecclestone “advice” comes after the Indian billionaire Vijay Mallya announced that at the Jerez test Schumacher, Fisichella, Christian Klien, Tonio Liuzzi, Franck Montagny, Roldan Rodriguez and Giedo van der Garde will try to obtain a driver’s seat at Force India.
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Force India F1 Team is preparing for the four day test (4 – 7 December) held at the Circuit de Jerez in southern Spain. For the test Force India has called no less than seven drivers: Roldan Rodriguez and Giedo van der Garde that will drive for one day each, Giancarlo Fisichella, Franck Montagny and Ralf Schumacher will join the team for a full day’s testing, Christian Klien and Vitantonio Liuzzi will also participate for one day thanks to their outstanding performance in Barcelona. (...)
Adrian Sutil and Christian Klien are willing to do everything in their power to drive for the new Formula One team Force India.
Adrian Sutil signed a long term deal with his current outfit last year and, although his name was linked in the last weeks with other team, he declared that he is now waiting to see who his teammate at Force India would be. He said: “I have a valid contract with Force India for 2008 and I am not looking around elsewhere.”
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Vijay Mallya announced that the newest Formula One team – Force India, former Spyker – will reveal their drivers when he addresses the Motorsport Business Forum on December 5 in Monaco.
The Indian billionaire told to the newspaper The Asian Age about his decision to announce the team drivers in Monaco: “From a business point of view, Monaco in early December is the ideal place and time to introduce the Force India F1 concept to the great and good of the global motor sport industry.”
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Today started the preparation for the 2008 season with a three-day testing session at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya in Spain.
All the 11 teams are preparing for the next season, the engineers and drivers started to work on the key rule changes for next season - the banning of traction control and the obligatory use of a standard ECU to control their cars’ engine electronics.
Ferrari asked Michael Schumacher to help them with the preparation for the next season, the German knowledge of (...)