Di Resta tipped to join Force India

Paul Di Resta is poised to become the third Briton on the Formula One grid this season, joining former champions Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button.

Force India have called a press conference for tomorrow to reveal the identity of one of their drivers. Given the location is the Glasgow headquarters of whisky giant Whyte & Mackay, one of the team's key sponsors, it appears certain Scotland's Di Resta will be confirmed, after weeks of speculation.

The 24-year-old is likely to replace Italian Vitantonio Liuzzi and race alongside Germany's Adrian Sutil, who is due to retain his seat with Force India for a fourth consecutive year.