Paul Di Resta former DTM champion has been named Adrian Sutil’s new teammate at Force India. The team has released Italian driver and under performer Vitantonio Luizi and replaced him with former GP2 champ and X-Williams driver Nico Hulkenberg. By this move Di Resta was promoted to become a first team driver and Hulkenberg as new test driver of the team. Di Resta becomes the third British driver on the grid alongside McLaren Mercedes World champions, Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button.
Hulkenberg will have Friday running with the team over the course of the season.