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Sahara Force India F1 Team Expected To Be Renamed Before First Grand Prix Of 2018 Season

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| February 28 , 2018 , 13:34 IST

Force India revealed their F1 2018 contender VJM11 for 2018 season at Circuit de Catalunya on Monday. The car dawned their trademark pink livery of last year.

Force India has been known as the “Bang for Buck” Champions, as the team operates on the lowest budget amongst all teams on the grid. Their consecutive fourth-place finishes in the last two seasons show their pedigree of complete team performances.

But, to elevate their status further, they need money. Even though the car unveiled by the two drivers Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon was covered with sponsor logos, new outlets of generating money have been looked into by the Force India fraternity.

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"The name will probably change before the first Grand Prix, we haven't quite decided and it also needs to go through the formal approval process." Force India director Otmar Szafnauer told press gathered for the official unveiling of the new car with its safety 'halo' on the sidelines of pre-season testing in Barcelona on Monday.

No further updates have been given by the team about the same.