Force India has officially announced that Lance Stroll will join the team for the 2019 season alongside Sergio Perez. The Canadian has long been linked with the Silverstone squad, ever since his father purchased the team over the summer break after it fell into administration.
Stroll had his first outing for the team at the post-season test in Abu Dhabi, driving the VJM11 on Tuesday and Wednesday. The upcoming season will be Stroll's third in F1, having spent the last two years at Williams.
“This is the beginning of an incredibly exciting journey in my Formula 1 career," he said. "I look forward to working alongside a successful team with a great culture. It’s a new challenge and I am excited to embrace this new opportunity!”