Jules Bianchi and Adrian Sutil are strong contenders for the second seat in Force India which means that Sebastien Buemi and Jamie Alguersuari are no longer being considered. Bianchi, 23 was the reserve driver for Force India in the last year though he is also a member of Ferrari Academy. It is rumored that it is Bianchi who is a forerunner in Force India team.
Force India, besides getting a new racer is also rumored to be switching engine suppliers from Mercedes to Ferrari for the upcoming season. Sutil, 29 is also a strong contender for Force India specially since he has proved his merit for 4 years till the end 2011.
Buemi is no longer in the race for Force India team and is hence is concentrating on being reserve for Sebastien Vettel and Mark Webber of Red Bull. Alguersuari on the other hand is to participate at the BMW DTM series.