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Force India now 'Racing Point' for 2019

Force India now 'Racing Point' for 2019
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The Force India name is now officially gone from F1.

The Force India name is now officially gone from F1.

The name began to fade over the past few years, amid Vijay Mallya and Subrata Roy's legal troubles and the team's belief that it must internationalise its branding.

With the acquisition by billionaire Lawrence Stroll, Force India introduced the 'Racing Point' name in 2018, but said other names were also being explored.

Well-known motor racing names including Lola and Brabham were among the possibilities, but last week the Silverstone based team told the FIA that Racing Point is staying.

The new name is yet to feature on the official Force India website, but on Twitter, the 'ForceIndiaF1' handle now redirects users to 'RacingPointF1'.

"Serious (but polite) question: why Racing Point?" McLaren's former communications boss Matt Bishop asked the team on Twitter.



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