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The sixth place achieved by Nico Hülkenberg in the Brazilian Grand Prix marked a milestone in the history of Force India. Those eight points meant that the team was assured mathematically to the fifth position in the constructors’, improving the sixth that had been achieved up to three times (2011, 2013 and 2014). It is for this reason that the team angloindio faces the race in Abu Dhabi with the homework done, free of pressure and with the conviction to close the season by adding another good result.
“Having achieved the fifth place is a great feeling that allows us to face this last weekend knowing that we have nothing to lose, with the goal of enjoying the race and for the conclusion of the season big: Abu Dhabi will be our Grand Prize number 150 and our intention is to be able to celebrate it with a great performance on the track, classifying them in the top ten of the grid and adding another good helping of points to our account,”, has been noted Vijay Mallya.
On the eve of the last Grand Prix of the season, the team boss of Force India has been shown proud about the performance of your computer, in particular during the second half of the campaign, and believes that he can preserve the good state of form in 2016. “We’ve been competitive in all the races and the 81 points achieved in the last eight represent our best run of results; given the stability in the rules for 2016, we have reason to think that we will be able to maintain that level during the winter and in the new season”.
For his part, Nico Hülkenberg is not content with having been the architect of the milestone achieved by the team and hoped to re-edit its good performance in Brazil with the goal of ratifying its position among the top ten of the general. “it is Always important to finish the year well and I want to make sure of finishing in the top-ten drivers; I very much enjoyed the weekend in Brazil, the car behaved very well and, realistically, we can aspire to achieve a similar result in Abu Dhabi. It has been a great year for the team, and we deserve to finish a lo grande”, has pointed out the German.
Meanwhile, Sergio Perez hopes to recover its discreet weekend in Brazil and achieve a result in the points to round off the he described as his best season. “For me, it has been the best and the most I have enjoyed, with the podium in Russia and the career in Mexico as highlights; the things I don’t were good in Brazil, but I think that in Abu Dhabi, we have the necessary potential to achieve a great result and I am determined to go back to grade and finish the year in a positive way”.