Belgian GP: Force India Move up to Fourth After Strong Finish

Updated: 28 August 2016 20:38 IST

Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez finished 4th and 5th, respectively, to bag 22 points for Force India from the Belgian GP, and help the team up to 4th place in the contructor standings

Belgian GP: Force India Move up to Fourth After Strong Finish
Force India's German driver Nico Hulkenberg drives during the Belgian GP. © AFP

Spa Francorchamps (Belgium):

Force India overtook Williams for fourth position in the team standings after Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez bagged 22 points by finishing fourth and fifth, respectively in the Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix at Spa Francorchamps on Sunday.

Hulkenberg had set the seventh fastest time in qualifying while Perez was sixth fastest yesterday.

The bagful of points have given Force India momentum in their bid finish fourth this season.

Prior to the race, Williams had 96 points to Force India's 81.

With today's strong result, the Silverstone squad has 103 points and Williams 101 after Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa finished eighth and 10th respectively.

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Highlights
  • Force India moved up to fourth in the constructor standings
  • Nico Hulkenberg finished fourth, while Sergio Perez finished third
  • The team bagged a total of 22 points from the Belgian GP
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