The Force India VJM02 is a Formula 1 race car that was used in the 2009 Formula 1 season by the Force India Formula One Team for promotional events, shows, and exhibitions. This F1 car was specifically built as a “show car” for promotional purposes and exhibitions and did not participate in Formula 1 Grand Prix races. The car does not have an engine or a real racing chassis but looks like one.
Here are some details about the 2009 Force India VJM02:
Team and Drivers:
The VJM02 was used by the Force India Formula One Team during the 2009 Formula 1 season. The drivers for the team that season were Giancarlo Fisichella and Adrian Sutil.
The VJM02 was designed by the team under the leadership of Technical Director James Key. The car was powered by a Mercedes-Benz V8 engine and carried the chassis code “VJM02”. The car stood out with its distinctive silver and orange livery.
The 2009 season was quite successful for Force India, with highlights such as Giancarlo Fisichella’s second-place finish at the Belgian Grand Prix, a remarkable achievement for the team. This marked the first time that Force India reached the podium in Formula 1.
The VJM02 was an evolution of the previous VJM01, with the team making some technical improvements to be more competitive in the 2009 season. Additionally, the team had the support of Mercedes-Benz for the engines.