Stroll led a consortium that bought Force India’s assets at the summertime, following the team’s collapse into government, also has been awarded an entry by the Belgian Grand Prix onwards under a brand new identity.
Stroll wants F1’s hoped-for regulatory and commercial revolution in 2021 to facilitate major success for his team.
“Short-term, we would like to stay fighting we are,” Stroll said in an interview using Formula1.com. “Medium-term, we would like to try and struggle for third, instead of fourth.
“long term, when all the rules, shift, hopefully we will soon be one of the best teams in the paddock.”
He’s received any criticism for his part in saving Force India on the reasons he’d to provide his son Lance a driveway , and consequently forced highly-rated Mercedes protege Esteban Ocon onto the sidelines.
But, Stroll said he”never intended” to get a team, also claimed it had been just F1’s wider vision that left him think it would be rewarding.
He explained:”I viewed it for a home based business, coupling that with hanging out talking with f 1 to comprehend their vision by 2021, that is some sort of budget cap and some kind of a much improved revenue supply to small teams.
“This makes great business sense for an organization such as this, as it is the version of direction closer to where the future goes.
“I’ve been around the game for 30 decades. There’s just 10 teams of course if you examine the value of the franchise, if it be NFL, UK rugby or football, the value of the advantage like this, treated precisely, cherished overtime somewhat enjoys.
“I feel exactly the exact identical will happen here.”
The team will field the younger Stroll, who’s moved from Williams, alongside experienced podium finisher Sergio Perez.
Team main Otmar Szafnauer and technical manager Andrew Green, among Force India’s longtime spearheads, will lead Racing Point’s push, however, Stroll are also”very involved”.
“It already has great leadership and management inside the team,” Stroll added. “They’ve been doing so for a long time and also doing a great job. Thus, it’s about encouraging them.
“Number 2, it’s all about putting financial stability in place.”
Lawrence Stroll, Racing Point Force India F1 Team Owner