Force India teams up with 3D Systems 4 January, 2013 Jan.4 (Press Release) Sahara Force India Formula One Team is pleased to announce the signing of a technical partnership with 3D Systems Corporation, a leading supplier of 3D content-to-print solutions. The multi-year deal strengthens the relationship between the two organisations allowing Sahara Force India to fully exploit its existing 3D Systems machinery and reduce the manufacturing time of wind tunnel model components. Dr Vijay Mallya, Team Principal and Managing Director of Sahara Force India: “We’ve been working with 3D systems as a customer for many years, so we are delighted to forge stronger links with a company that is the market-leader for rapid prototyping technology. We use their technology on a daily basis to manufacture wind tunnel model components and this new relationship will hopefully allow us to get performance to the car faster.” “We are excited to launch this technical partnership with the first ever Indian Formula One team,” said Kevin McAlea, Senior Vice President and General Manager of 3D Production Printers, 3D Systems. “The opportunity to partner with emerging innovators like Sahara Force India provides tangible customer benefits that extend well beyond motorsports.” Related NewsForce India: Sometimes this is how motorsport isForce India: We should have the pace to fight the cars aheadForce India likely to retain driver line-up for 2015Force India: Our race balance is promisingPerez has grandstand named after him for US GPHungarian Grand Prix: Force India preview BudapestMallya says Force India are in a good placeForce India: We were expecting to be stronger in the raceMcLaren: A day that promised much but delivered littleForce India: We are satisfied with our performance Dan Haggerty They need to print a 3D driver now. The Pessimist Apart from Fisichella and Hulkenburg all other drivers who drove for Force India till date were a bunch of buffoons with Jules Bianchi the biggest of them all who’s got Ferrari backing him for a formula one seat which he richly does not deserve.