Sahara Force India F1 Team 2015

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oh my this is gonna be epic if it's actually happening [-o< [-o< [-o< [-o< =D> =D>
Dumpster sounds so much more classy. It's the diamond of the cesspools.

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Is it just re-branding or Vijay n Sahara off-loading their stake?

rahulsampath
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I think it would be more like Infinity Redbull arrangement "Infinity Redbull Racing".

My Prediction on Rebranding: "Aston Martin Force India"

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could be just Aston Martin FI

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The Autosport article talks about requesting a name change, so possibly losing the Force India name...
Since I've ordered an electric car, does that mean I should start watching Formula E?

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No way there will be Force India in the Aston Martin name. Not because there's something wrong with Force India or India in general, but it just doesn't fit the company profile or it's way of exposure.

Prodrive Aston Martin could happen, Aston Martin F1 Team.

It would be infinitely awesome if it became GULF Aston Martin F1 Team - Mercedes [-o<

but, it must be said, i'm a bit sad on another level though.
I really really really like Force India because it's an honest non-manufacturer team (private team).
I like the Playboy-style team owner, the sexy girls around it, it's like 80's Miami. Imho, F1 needs teams like this.
The underdog, and Force India has held a long breath in the difficult F1 environment after taking over Spyker.

It's kinda 'sad' that they might 'stop' and turn into a different team at the moment they're actually achieving the front
of the field.

but, Aston Martin in F1 is awesome, so atleast if it happens, it's not some annoying attention craving mogul that buys the team and let it go to ashes in half a decade.
Dumpster sounds so much more classy. It's the diamond of the cesspools.

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Vijay Mallya confirmed that they are ready to drop "Force India" from the team's title.

Force India F1 name served its purpose says Mallya amid Aston talks
Vijay Mallya says the Force India Formula 1 team name has served its purpose as he closes on a deal that will rebrand the outfit as Aston Martin Racing.

"Please understand why the name of the team is Sahara Force India," team principal Mallya told Autosport.

"The Sahara bit is because they made a significant investment in the team and became a partner.

"The Force India bit is something I did when I bought the team - which I could have easily named Mallya F1 or Kingfisher F1 or whatever.

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GPR-A wrote:Vijay Mallya confirmed that they are ready to drop "Force India" from the team's title.

Force India F1 name served its purpose says Mallya amid Aston talks
Vijay Mallya says the Force India Formula 1 team name has served its purpose as he closes on a deal that will rebrand the outfit as Aston Martin Racing.

"Please understand why the name of the team is Sahara Force India," team principal Mallya told Autosport.

"The Sahara bit is because they made a significant investment in the team and became a partner.

"The Force India bit is something I did when I bought the team - which I could have easily named Mallya F1 or Kingfisher F1 or whatever.
Gotta love the guy. really do. Came from nothing this guy. I hope he still maintains his involvement in the team.
Dumpster sounds so much more classy. It's the diamond of the cesspools.

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I do hope that Vijay remains Team Principal and guide team to new heights. He brings that passion and excitement to F1.
I will certainly miss Force India; one of the best midfield team in last 10 years.

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As reported by Reuters, The team would be still owned by Mallya and will continue as an Indian Team.

Only the name will be changed and it would be a tri-partite sponsorship including Diageo and Aston Martin..

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This combination can attract serious sponsorship; all they need is a British driver now.

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NAPI10 wrote:This combination can attract serious sponsorship; all they need is a British driver now.
Any up and coming drivers with the name Bond?
Since I've ordered an electric car, does that mean I should start watching Formula E?

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adrianjordan wrote:
NAPI10 wrote:This combination can attract serious sponsorship; all they need is a British driver now.
Any up and coming drivers with the name Bond?
It's pretty cheap and easy to change your name via deed poll these days, I suppose it wouldn't harm the chances of one or two GP2 drivers. :P

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It's free to change your name by deed poll, can produce the document yourself in MS Word, its completely legal. I know someone whose did it and got a US Visa with their document.

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James Calado to change his name to Bond. Guaranteed a race seat for 2016 :D
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