FORTI FG01 - 1995 F1 SEASON (V1) - Short-Sleeve Unisex T-Shirt

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The Forti FG01 was the first Formula 1 racing car from the Italian racing team Forti Corse , which was launched in the 1995 Formula 1 World Championship. In the following year it appeared temporarily under the name FG01B . The Forti was considered the slowest car in the field. The FG01 was a "very conventional car". The front and rear suspension consisted of double wishbones and push rods. In the 1995 version, the Cosworth ED , an eight-cylinder engine that was a further development of the HB that had been created in 1989, served as the drive. It made around 600 hp in racing and around 630 hp in qualifying trim. This made it about 100 hp weaker than the twelve-cylinder engine from Ferrari. Similar engines were also used by Minardi, Simtek and Pacific in 1995.

In the debut season Forti competed with the Brazilians Pedro Diniz and Roberto Moreno. In keeping with the origins of the drivers and main sponsors, the car was painted in the Brazilian colors of yellow, green and blue. Moreno was to be replaced by Hideki Noda in the fall ; the FIA , however, refused the Japanese racing driver the super license.

Only one FG01 was ready for the test drives before the start of the season. The second car was first built on the Thursday before the Brazilian Grand Prix. In the first races of the year, the Forti drivers regularly started from the back row; Only during the summer, when the financially troubled Pacific team started with inexperienced paydrivers, could Diniz or Moreno occasionally qualify for the penultimate row. Diniz finished ten times, Moreno eight times during the season. The team's best result was Diniz's seventh place in the last race of the year in Australia. As a result of the low top speed of the FG01, both drivers were lapped several times in each race; they were usually five or six laps behind the winner, in Argentina even nine. After the German Grand Prix, Damon Hill asked:

“How many Fortis were on the track this time? I passed a yellow car every five minutes. It must have been seven or eight Fortis..."

• 100% combed and ring-spun cotton (Heather colors contain polyester)
• Ash color is 99% combed and ring-spun cotton, 1% polyester
• Heather colors are 52% combed and ring-spun cotton, 48% polyester
• Athletic and Black Heather are 90% combed and ring-spun cotton, 10% polyester
• Heather Prism colors are 99% combed and ring-spun cotton, 1% polyester
• Fabric weight: 4.2 oz (142 g/m2)
• Pre-shrunk fabric
• Side-seamed construction
• Shoulder-to-shoulder taping

Size guide

  S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL
Length (inches) 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
Width (inches) 18 20 22 24 26 28 30
  S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL
Length (cm) 71 74 76 79 81 84 86
Width (cm) 46 51 56 61 66 71 76