Force India in talks for Ferrari power

Sahara Force India team is back in the news again -- this time for possible engine change.

Jan.2 (GMM) Force India is in negotiations to revert to Ferrari engine power, according to Italy's La Stampa newspaper.

The talks between the Silverstone based team and Ferrari are "under way", the correspondent Cristiano Chiavegato claims.

Vijay Mallya
Vijay Mallya

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Force India is currently powered by Mercedes' V8 engine, but Vijay Mallya's team began its Formula One career with customer power supplied by fabled Ferrari.

Central to the new talks, according to La Stampa, is the Ferrari-linked French driver Jules Bianchi, who was Force India's reserve in 2012 and is now reportedly first in line for the race seat alongside Paul di Resta this year.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Paul di Resta , Jules Bianchi
Teams Ferrari , Mercedes , Force India
Article type Rumor
Tags bianchi, di resta, fearrari, force india, mallya, mercedes, sahara, scuderia