Force India F1 ends Ferrari engine deal 

Written by David on November 07th, 2008 at 5:10 pmLast Update: November 07th, 2008 at 5:10 pm

Force India F1 TeamThe Force India F1 Team announced on Friday that their deal with Scuderia Ferrari has officially ended. The deal signed for a supply of engines from the Maranello based team, which included also next season’s championship, has been terminated prematurely after the recent rumours that Vijay Mallya, Force India F1 owner, is in discussions with McLaren Mercedes.

The Force India statement read:

“The Force India Formula One Team today announces that it has ended its contract with Ferrari. The agreement signed in 2007 also provided for a supply of engines in 2009, but will now terminate ahead of schedule at the request of Force India.

Force India wishes to thank Ferrari for its much appreciated and valued support to date, which has always been carried out at the highest level; technically and professionally and within an excellent relationship.”

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