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about Racing Point

Racing Point F1 Team competing as SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team is a Formula One racing team established from the Racing Point Force India team at the beginning of the 2019 season. The team uses the constructor name "Racing Point" and competes under a British licence and is based at Silverstone, United Kingdom.

The team was formed in February 2019 from the former team Racing Point Force India. In August 2018 a consortium of investors which included André Desmarais, Jonathan Dudman, John D. Idol, John McCaw Jr., Michael de Picciotto and Silas Chou named Racing Point UK Ltd. and led by Lawrence Stroll, the father of former Williams driver Lance Stroll, purchased the assets of the then-existing Sahara Force India F1 team.

The 2019 season saw the team branded as SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team, as the new car, the Racing Point RP19 was announced in Toronto, Canada. The car will be driven in the 2019 Formula One World Championship by Sergio Pérez and Lance Stroll and will debut at the 2019 Australian Grand Prix.


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In China, Sergio Perez achieved the team's best result of the season so far as he rose from 12th on the grid to earn eighth place on merit, beaten in the midfield battle only by Daniel Ricciardo's Renault.<br>However, Green says that while the team maximised its potential in Shanghai, real progress will be seen after the Spanish GP.<br>The development of the 2019 launch car was compromised by last ...

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Racing Point has employed the complete Mercedes powertrain – engine and gearbox – as well as hydraulics since 2009, and it is shortly to move its aerodynamic operations into the Mercedes wind tunnel. For the past several years it has used the Toyota facility in Cologne.<br>But Wolff dismissed suggestions that Racing Point was in effect becoming a Mercedes affiliate in the same way that Haas ...

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Planning permission for the new facility will be sought this month and the team hopes to be able to start building later in the year.<br>The plan is to have construction complete in time for the 2021 Formula 1 season.<br>The images were exclusively revealed in this month's F1 Racing magazine, which goes on sale today, 4th April.<br>"This is a new chapter, the dawn of a new era and there is huge ...

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Racing Point spent every timed session at Bahrain mired in the second half of the field, its two drivers Perez and Lance Stroll qualifying 14th and 18th ahead of Sunday’s race.<br>After the sudden retirements of both Renault cars at the very start of lap 54, Perez was elevated up to 10th place, having fought among the midfield throughout the race.<br>When asked if Racing Point could expect to ...

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The Mexican was 14th in both Friday practice sessions at the Sakhir venue, ending the day 1.870s off the pace set by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.<br>“It's not the greatest day,” Perez said at the conclusion of Friday running. “I think probably the circuit is exposing more our limitations at the moment.<br>“We seem to be further away than we were in Melbourne. We are working hard, hopefully ...

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Stroll, who has had two mixed seasons with Williams in grand prix racing, joined Racing Point in the off-season following the team's takeover by a consortium led by his father, fashion mogul Lawrence Stroll.<br>In his first race weekend for his new team in Australia, Stroll was a match for his established teammate Sergio Perez, and picked up the RP19's first points of the season.<br>Szafnauer said ...

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Perez pipped Renault driver Nico Hulkenberg for the final Q3 slot by three hundredths of a second, but ended the final segment of qualifying slowest of the 10 cars.<br>Racing Point introduced an upgrade package this weekend, including modified bargeboards, new wing mirror mountings, modified brake ducts and additional aero flicks on the engine cover and sidepods, which Perez believes the team ...

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Although outfit formerly known as Force India emerged in testing with a brand new car, technical director Andy Green noted that there would be a number of changes ahead of the first round of the season. The team duly arrived in Australia with multiple new parts as it seeks to make up ground within the midfield battle.<br>With greater financial backing following Lawrence Stroll’s takeover, Racing ...

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The team recently purchased 27 acres of farmland that encompasses the current three-acre site where the team has been located since the summer of 1991, and its early days as Jordan Grand Prix.<br>Construction will start after planning permission has been confirmed, with the front of the factory facing the Dadford Road that leads to the Silverstone Circuit's main gate.<br>Land on the other side of ...

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Racing Point revealed its pink-and-blue livery, denoting a new title sponsorship with SportPesa and ongoing partnership with BWT, on a show car at an event in Canada last week. <br>Its 2019 car was seen in public for the first time on Monday morning in the pitlane at Barcelona, where F1’s first week of testing is taking place, but the team did not hold a roll-out like Alfa Romeo or ...

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The team joined the F1 grid for last year's Belgian Grand Prix after taking over the assets of Force India, which had finished fourth in the constructors' championship in 2016 and 2017.<br>Its reincarnation is relishing the prospect of a season with fresh investment from its new owner, a consortium led by Lawrence Stroll.<br>As part of the team's 2019 season launch, technical director Andrew Green ...

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After a takeover of the former Force India outfit by a consortium led by Lawrence Stroll, father of driver Lance, the team has enjoyed an uplift in spending as part of a revamp push.<br>Following the launch of the team’s 2019 livery in Canada on Wednesday, team principal Otmar Szafnauer confirmed that work had begun on a new factory.<br>“The new shareholders are investing in all areas of the ...

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Racing Point will race in a largely pink livery that reflects ongoing support from BWT, which started sponsoring the team in 2017 in its Force India days, with blue flashes.<br>To mark its new title sponsorship with African sports betting company SportPesa, the company's logo appears with blue and white branding on the front wing, engine cover and rear wing.<br>The team will also be formally ...

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The Mexican driver was one of several on McLaren's shortlist as a replacement for Stoffel Vandoorne for the 2019 season, the seat eventually going to Lando Norris.<br>"We think Sergio is an excellent driver and deserves to be on that list," said McLaren boss Zak Brown last year.<br>Perez drove for McLaren in 2013, but was replaced after a difficult season, the Mexican joining Force India - now ...

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Ocon helped Force India to fourth place in the constructors' championship in 2017 as it defied its restricted resources and status as one of the least-funded teams on the grid.<br>Force India remained a regular best-of-the-rest contender in 2018 but fell into administration during the season and had to be reborn under new ownership as a fresh entity, now known as Racing Point.<br>Ocon has lost his ...

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Racing Point was granted an F1 entry from last year's Belgian Grand Prix as the Lawrence Stroll consortium-led reincarnation of Force India, which had fallen into administration.<br>While the team's financial problems left it one full upgrade package behind schedule, backing from the owners did become reality in time to help its 2018 campaign and prepare for 2019.<br>Team principal Szafnauer told ...

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Stroll led a consortium that bought Force India's assets in the summer, following the team's fall into administration, and was granted an entry from the Belgian Grand Prix onwards under a new identity.<br>Racing Point has the same human resources as the Force India outfit that secured fourth in the constructors' championship in 2016 and 2017, but is armed with fresh funding and a secure ...

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Racing Point, the successor to the Force India entry that fell into administration last summer, will officially present its new identity and 2019 livery at the Toronto event on February 13.<br>That is five days before pre-season testing will begin at Barcelona and two days prior to Ferrari's 2019 launch, which is the only other unveiling confirmed so far.<br>The decision to launch its season in ...

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The provisional entry list for the 2019 world championship lists the team and chassis name as Racing Point, but that is just a temporary measure as the Silverstone outfit makes the transition from its former identity as Force India. The team became Racing Point Force India at the Belgian GP when it was accepted as a new entry. The FIA was keen for the team to use the company name created for ...

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An official report from administrators FRP Advisory gives full details of how the process came about and explains why Racing Point – the name used by Lawrence Stroll and his associates – was chosen the successful bidder. The document has extra significance in the light of a legal claim from Uralkali, a Russian company linked to GP3 racer Nikita Mazepin's father, which has questioned the ... ...

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As revealed last night by Motorsport.com, the FIA and owners of the former Force India team have been working hard in recent days to create a new entry and new team for the Silverstone-based outfit. Following intense scrutiny of the legal situation surrounding the takeover of the Force India team by a consortium led by Lawrence Stroll, the FIA has subsequently approved an all-new entry. It ... ...

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