"I'll try my best," he told Indian reporters in a news conference. Team India' and 'Orange India', in deference to the team's other half-owner, Dutch businessmen Jan and Michiel Mol, are front runners.
Mallya also could not confirm speculation that Indian countryman Narain Karthikeyan, currently Williams' occasional test driver, would occupy a race seat.
"We would love to have an Indian driver," he said, "but (the team owners) would have to arrive at a consensus." (GMM)