Force India finishes strong in Azerbaijan GP qualifying

Force India put up a strong showing in the qualifying of the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, where its drivers Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon set the sixth and seventh fastest time here today.

Sergio Perez of Sahara Force India on track at Baku City Circuit on Saturday.   -  Getty Images

Force India put up a strong showing in the qualifying of the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, where its drivers Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon set the sixth and seventh fastest time here today.

The team goes into the race high on confidence after today’s performance. The Baku Street Circuit has been a happy hunting ground for Force India, who finished on the podium last year when Perez secured third place.

Force India is a comfortable fourth in the team standings with 71 points, ahead of Toro Rosso (29) and Williams (22). Red Bull is third on 112 points.

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