Force India VJM09 Mercedes

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Vijay on silverstone:

"We’ve got some extra performance coming for the VJM09 this weekend and that should help us for the races leading up to the summer break."

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Are they planning any upgrade for this weekend? None of the driver mentioned it.

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Actually perez did mention about upgrade for silverstone during an interview at last race weekend.

May be its minor upgrade or a fix for a problem and hence not much has been said. Its my speculation.

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Silverstone

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I doubt VJM09 likes high speed corners; it will be a big test for FI. They will be relying on tire strategy (or rain) to get something out of this weekend.

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NAPI10 wrote:I doubt VJM09 likes high speed corners; it will be a big test for FI. They will be relying on tire strategy (or rain) to get something out of this weekend.
Absolutely.

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Samraj_official wrote:
NAPI10 wrote:I doubt VJM09 likes high speed corners; it will be a big test for FI. They will be relying on tire strategy (or rain) to get something out of this weekend.
Absolutely.
It's the shortest wheelbase car in the field, so it makes sense, yes.

Also, they only had the 6th best car in high-speed Barcelona. (Same tyre allocation.)
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NAPI10 wrote:Are they planning any upgrade for this weekend? None of the driver mentioned it.
They are downgrading to their old rear suspension.

http://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/force ... es-796302/

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Looks like they`ve gone the same route as most with the outside of the front wing, the curve and then flat stepped section before the endplate..

Side by side:

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thats a pretty big change,but didn't they race it in austria???
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Samraj_official wrote:thats a pretty big change,but didn't they race it in austria???
Pretty sure Hulkenberg did (iv`e just checked on telly and he deffo did), not sure about Perez although i`d assume he did.

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Samraj_official wrote:thats a pretty big change,but didn't they race it in austria???
They definitely did run the front wing in Austria.

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