New name for Forti; Tests at Imola

Friday June 7, 1996

Forti Corse will bare a new name starting from the Grand Prix of Canada. The team will be called Forti Shannon. The Shannon Racing Team now holds 51% of the Forti stock. Andrea Montermini and Luca Badoer will remain to be the drivers for the new team.

Provided by: Carlos Lefebre Franco from the Netherlands

Tests at Imola

Michael Schumacher tested the F310 with the new high nose and the regular car to compare the two. He drove a 1:28.66 with the old car and 1:28.88 with the new one. The high nose cunstruction will be taken to Canada for the next race where can be decided to use it or not.

Eddie Irvine shook down the three cars for the Grand Prix of Canada at the Maranello circuit.

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