Determined to do better in the next season. Force India on Friday formally snapped ties with Ferrari and is all set to ink a new deal with McLaren-Mercedes as its engine supplier for the 2009 season. The Vijay Mallya-owned outfit announced in a statement that Force India requested Ferrari to permanently terminate the deal, which as scheduled to expire in 2010. "The agreement signed in 2007 also provided for a supply of engines in 2009 but will now terminate ahead of schedule at the request of Force India," the statement said. "Force India wishes to thank Ferrari for its valued support to date," it added.