Formula One: Vijay Mallya Denies Force India Ever Considered Boycott

Formula One teams arrived in Brazil for the race in Sao Paulo after a Texan race weekend dominated by talk of financial failure and a possible protest gesture by those demanding a bigger share of the $900 million pot of revenues.

Updated: November 09, 2014 12:27 IST
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A file pic of Sahara Force India owner Vijay Mallya.

Sao Paulo: Force India principal and co-owner Vijay Mallya has silenced any further talk of a Formula One boycott, saying his team never intended to do anything other than race.

"Here I am fighting with McLaren. I want to beat McLaren. If I park my car, I might as well just accept that I am where I am in the championship and go home," he told reporters at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

"Why would I come here, or for that matter have gone to Austin or gone to Sao Paulo, or go to Abu Dhabi, with the whole shooting match if I didn't want to compete?

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