F1 News: Q&A with Andrew Green Technical Director

Sahara LogoQ&A with Andrew Green
Technical Director

Andrew, now that the VJM08 has been unveiled, how would you sum up its new look?
The most significant changes from the outside are at the front of the car in order to conform to the new 2015 technical regulations. With the lowering of the front of the chassis and nose, the front of the car looks very different from what we had developed previously. It is a redesign that involved a lot of work over the winter, as the new Read more of this post

F1 – Q&A with Andrew Green Technical Director Sahara Force India

Andrew Green (GBR) Sahara Force India F1 Team Technical Director

Andrew Green (GBR) Sahara Force India F1 Team Technical Director

Andrew, can you elaborate on the key factors behind the development of the VJM06?

Obviously the regulations are reasonably stable from last year to this year and the ban on the double DRS didn’t affect us, so the transition has been more straightforward than in previous years. Last year we basically stopped bringing developments to the track just after the middle of the season so the trackside guys had a chance to understand what they had, rather than it changing every race, which is what had been happening up to that point. Read more of this post

F1 – Force India make changes to technical structure

Responsibility for the development of the Force India 2011 challenger, the VJM04, and subsequent cars will be taken by newly-appointed technical director, Andrew Green, who steps up from his current role as director of engineering.

Andrew has over 20 years of top level motor racing experience including F1, F3000 and F3. He commenced his motorsport career in 1987 as a designer with Reynard Cars and was part of the small group of design engineers who started Jordan GP in 1990. After working his way up the company in positions within test and race engineering, Andrew joined British American Racing in 1998 as head of mechanical design. After four years with the company he moved on to become head of R&D at Red Bull Technology in 2004 and then rejoined Force India in July 2010. Read more of this post