Perez signs with Force India

Thursday 12th December 2013

 RSS

Share:

Perez signs with Force India

Perez signs with Force India

Sergio Perez has been unveiled as Nico Hulkenberg's partner at Force India for the 2014 season.

The Mexican joined McLaren from Sauber at the start of the year, but was left without a drive when Formula Renault 3.5 champion Kevin Magnussen was preferred instead.

Perez has been strongly linked to Force India in recent weeks, and Autosport reports that he brings a commercial package believed to be worth around 15 million euro.

"It's great to announce my new team as Force India," said Perez. "Coming here was always my first choice and I'm really happy everything has now been confirmed.

"I want to say thank you to Vijay and the whole team for giving me the opportunity.

"This is a young team with a lot of determination and they've produced competitive cars for the last few years.

"It's all change for next season with the new regulations, but I already have a good feeling about 2014. My plan now is to visit the factory and get to know everyone in the team."

With Perez and Hulkenberg now confirmed, that leaves 2013 Force India drivers Adrian Sutil and Paul di Resta currently with no home in the sport.

Sutil is still in the running for a seat at Sauber, but Di Resta appears likely to fall off the grid in 2014.

Gallery: Race Day In Hungary

Editor's Picks

Winners & Losers: Hungary

Winners & Losers: Hungary

Another epic race with Lewis Hamilton oh-so close to the greatest Formula 1 comeback of all time...

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

The season may be underway but you can still enter the PlanetF1 Fantasy League and win prizes on a race-by-race basis...

Ferrari Must Cut Kimi Losses

Ferrari Must Cut Kimi Losses

There appears to be a sense of déjà vu for Ferrari since the return of Kimi Raikkonen, and perhaps it's time for the team to cut their losses...

Team-Mate Wars: British GP

Team-Mate Wars: British GP

Daniil Kvyat is bossing his more experienced team-mate, unlike Kevin Magnussen. Fernando Alonso still has the biggest margin...