Force India to launch 2017 car at Silverstone

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Force India has confirmed it will launch its 2017 Formula One car at Silverstone on February 22.

The Silverstone-based F1 team will be pulling the cover of its 2017 challenger, the VJM10, for the first time the day before world champions Mercedes unveils its car at the same venue.

Force India is the third outfit to reveal its launch plans, following Mercedes and Ferrari, with the Scuderia set to present its new car at Fiorano on February 24.

The VJM10 will be driven by Sergio Perez and new recruit Esteban Ocon as the team tries to build upon its best season in F1, in which it beat fellow Mercedes customer team Williams to fourth place in the constructors' championship.