The full story behind Force India's crisis

The full story behind Force India's crisis

Sergio Perez's legal action against Force India created shockwaves throughout Formula 1, but it may have just saved the squad - if objections raised by rival teams can be sorted quickly

The Force India legal saga dominated the headlines over the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend, but while some initially interpreted it as a negative development - with the word 'administration' inevitably triggering memories of the painful demise of both Caterham and Manor - it is in fact the opposite.

If all goes to plan, the next few days should see steps made towards a change of team ownership that will secure its future and potentially allow it to grow. The benefits could be visible as early as September, as planned updates that have been on hold pending a cash injection can finally be produced and brought to the track.

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