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Force India was on the brink of collapse in the summer until a successful rescue bid put the team back on its feet. But the new owner isn't just interested in survival, as we can exclusively reveal.
It's still only a matter of weeks since Force India was on the brink of oblivion. At one stage Sergio Perez was so convinced that the team would go bust mid-season that he was actively seeking employment elsewhere - as were a good many Force India personnel.
It's a measure of the team's underlying potential that in the first five races since its rebirth at Spa under Lawrence Stroll's ownership, it has secured four double top-10 finishes for Perez and Esteban Ocon. Singapore - where Perez and Ocon clashed on the first lap - was the only weekend where the newly renamed Racing Point Force India missed out.
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