Nico Hulkenberg, Sergio Perez Provide Qualifying Boost For Force India

Updated: 28 May 2016 20:32 IST

Force India drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez will start from the fifth and eighth spots, respectively, at the Monaco Grand Prix

Nico Hulkenberg, Sergio Perez Provide Qualifying Boost For Force India
Nico Hulkenberg produced a fine lap of 1:14.726 in the Monaco GP qualifying. © AFP

Monaco:

Force India bounced back to form with their drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez setting the fifth and eighth fastest time in qualifying of the Monaco Grand Prix here on Saturday.

Hulkenberg produced a fine lap of 1:14.726, just enough to beat the Ferrari of Kimi Raikkonen.

Perez came up with a 1:14.902 to finish ahead of Daniil Kvyat and Fernando Alonso, driving a Toro Rosso and McLaren respectively.

The qualifying effort was Force India's best of the season so far. The team has endured a tough start to the season with 14 points from five races, putting them to seventh in the team standings.

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Highlights
  • Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez qualified 5th and 8th at Monaco GP
  • Hulkenberg produced a fine lap of 1:14.726
  • Perez came up with a lap timing of 1:14.902
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