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Vijay Mallya's Son to Manage Force India in the Future

Force India's future in Formula One is secured. And we're not talking financial future, but managerial one, as the son of team owner Vijay Mallya admitted he will make a smooth transition towards motor racing in the future.

Sidhartha Mallya, the 23-year old son of Force India's owner Vijay, currently holds a business degree obtained at an university in London. Despite his young age, Sidhartha has already begun managing some of his father's business, as he is currently a director for United Breweries and also rules the Indian cricket team Royal Challengers, owned by his father.

As far as his future in motor racing is concerned, unfortunately, Mallya's son admitted that the Great Circus does not appeal to him much. In addition, the great complexity of managing an F1 team would be too much for him at the moment, although he admitted at some point he'll make this step in his career.

After seeing the big-hitting and thrill-a-minute twenty20 (cricket) matches, watching a car go around the circuit for about 65 laps is hopelessly boring,” admitted the 23-year old Indian in a recent interview with the Deccan Chronicle.

It's easier to manage a cricket team than F1. (Cricket series) IPL is a short season, but the F1 calendar is spread across nine months. To get the team in shape is a lot of hard work and energy. Due to my commitments within the UB group, I am unable to dedicate 100 per cent to racing at present. The transition into F1 will happen in the future.”
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