Based in Silverstone in the United Kingdom, Sahara Force India is registered with an Indian license and partly-owned by liquor baron Vijay Mallya. The team was formed in October 2007 when a consortium led by Indian businessman Vijay Mallya and French businessman Michiel Mol bought the Spyker F1 team for €90 million. The team was very finished fourth in the constructors championship in 2017, giving all the big teams a run for their money, considering the budget for a F1 season. Their driver line up for the current season consists of Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon. Force India is one of the most successful Indian teams in the global Motorsport discipline.