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The car will be presented to the public after the race at Silverstone on Sunday, and it will be auctioned after the inaugural Indian Grand Prix. The proceeds from the sale will be split between the Great Ormond Street Hospital for childran and the Force India Driver Academy, which is currently looking for new driving talent across India.