Robert Fernley: "We obviously still have a lot of work to do ahead of qualifying, but from a learning perspective we’ve achieved a lot today.”
Sergio Perez: "Malaysia is a very special place for me. It is where I got my first podium in Formula One..."
Nico Hulkenberg racing to seventh place and Sergio Perez picking up the final point in tenth.
Vijay Mallya: "To have Nico and Checo within a thousandth of a second of each other shows that they really pushed the car to its limit."
Nico Hülkenberg: "With almost 50 laps today I think we are quite well prepared going into the weekend."
German ace happy to be involved in “growing” WEC series – but insists his main focus remains F1.
Team hopes that reliable testing performance is a pointer towards a strong display in Melbourne this weekend.
Sahara Force India looks forward to the opening round of the 2015 season in Albert Park, Melbourne.
Nico Hülkenberg: “It was a very positive day in terms of reliability and getting a lot of mileage under our belts."
Mercedes chasers go to war on super-soft tyres, but they’re still slower than Rosberg from yesterday on softs.
Nico Hülkenberg: "We were able to run reliably straight out of the box and that is very encouraging."
Nico Hulkenberg: "Unfortunately our day was shortened by an issue with the power unit, something we will look into once the car is back at the factory."
Force India is yet to finalise its driver line-up for the upcoming Barcelona Formula One test, but says both Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez will be in action.
Battling against the ever-rising costs of competing in Formula One, beleaguered Force India enters a crucial phase in coming weeks.
Nico Hulkenberg is happy to have finally found a comfortable seat with Sahara Force India.