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Mallya 'cautiously optimistic' for podiums

Sergio Perez topped the timesheets on two consecutive days in the second Bahrain test Sutton Images Enlarge Vijay Mallya expects the Mercedes-powered cars to dominate the opening four races of the season, and admits he is "cautiously optimistic" of seeing Force India return to the podium in Melbourne. Though unable to show the one-lap pace displayed by Williams and the Mercedes factory team over pre-season, Force India enters the season as a dark horse after completing an impressive mileage haul throughout the winter. Force India has not made the top three since its maiden podium at the 2009 Italian Grand Prix, but Mallya is relishing the prospect of the start of the new season....
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