Sahara Force India narrowly missed out on points at Suzuka as Paul Di Resta finished in P11 ahead of Adrian Sutil in P14.
P11 Paul Di Resta VJM06-04
Tyre strategy: Used Medium, New Hard, New Hard
Paul: “At the start of the race I didn’t get a good launch and a few cars came by me, and then we lost out at the first pit stop because the Williams of Bottas jumped us. That compromised the second stint, which is why we went very aggressive with an early second stop to get track position and move ahead of the Williams. The car felt better for the final stint and it looked like we were on course for a point. In the end we were about five laps too short with the tyre life because I couldn’t defend from Jenson