After making a strong start to the season, Force India can finish in third place in the Constructors' Championship, Nico Hulkenberg believes.
While Sergio Perez's podium in Bahrain is the highlight of the season to date, Force India have been one of the most consistent packages in the paddock and have scored points in every race so far.
After four races of the season, Hulkenberg lies in fourth place on the Drivers' Championships standings after finishing in the top six in each race, and with Force India in third place overall, the German believes they can maintain their current form throughout the year.
"I think this team has always been hungry and that's still very much the case," Hulkenberg told crash.net.
"We're up in third in the championship and we want to stay there. The hard work over the winter is paying off, but we know that Formula One is always a development race and things can change from one weekend to the next. So we need to keep working hard to maintain our good position.
"I've enjoyed the first part of the year. It's probably gone better than we were expecting after winter testing and it's good to keep picking up the points.
"I'm fourth with 36 points and I think that's a big achievement. The car has worked well everywhere and