ZAKSPEED 841 - 1985 F1 SEASON - iPhone Case

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The Zakspeed 841 was the first Formula One car built and raced by the German Zakspeed team for the 1985 season. Lead driver was British driver Jonathan Palmer with Formula 3000 driver Christian Danner from Germany joining the team later in the season. The 841 was designed by Paul Brown. The car's designation of "841" shows that the car itself was already behind the times when it started. The 841 was intended to be used by Zakspeed for their entry into Formula One in the 1984 season. However, the project fell behind due to a lack of funds and only began competing in 1985. Zakspeed's own turbo engine, reportedly based on a Ford block, produced approximately 820 bhp (611 kW; 831 PS) in race trim and 900 bhp (671 kW; 912 PS) for qualifying during the 1985 season.

Zakspeed's plan for 1985 was more a toe in the water exercise. The team only raced in the rounds of the championship which were held in Europe. Zakspeed did not enter for the fly away races in Brazil, Canada, USA, South Africa and Australia. The Zakspeed team made its début with the 841 in the second race of the season at the 1985 Portuguese Grand Prix, having missed the opening race in Brazil. Former RAM driver Jonathan Palmer drove the car and took 23rd place in qualifying. In the race, however, he collided with Williams' Keke Rosberg at the start, terminally damaging the suspension. At the next race in San Marino, Palmer qualified a highly respectable 17th, but failed to take the start with an engine misfire. The following race at Monaco brought the 841 its first finish in 11th place. However, this would be the team's only finish in 1985, as a series of mechanical problems led to Palmer retiring from the next five consecutive races that he took part in.

• BPA free Hybrid Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) and Polycarbonate (PC) material
• Solid polycarbonate back
• Flexible, see-through polyurethane sides
• .5 mm raised bezel
• Wireless charging compatible