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Belgian GP: Force India move up to fourth after strong finish

August 28, 2016 20:14 IST

Sergio Perez

IMAGE: Sergio Perez of Mexico and Force India. Photograph: Dan Istitene/Getty Images.

Force India overtook Williams for fourth position in the team standings after Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez bagged 22 points by finishing fourth and fifth in the Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix.

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Hulkenberg had set the seventh fastest time in qualifying while Perez was sixth fastest on Saturday.

he bagful of points have given Force India momentum in their bid finish fourth this season.

Prior to the race, Williams had 96 points to Force India's 81.

With Sunday's strong result, the Silverstone squad has 103 points and Williams 101 after Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa finished eighth and 10th respectively.

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