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Franco Forini (born 22 September 1958 in Muralto) is a former racing driver from Switzerland. He competed in the Italian Formula Three Championship between 1981 and 1985, winning the title in his final year in a Dallara-Volkswagen with future Formula One team Forti Corse, and finishing as runner up in the Monaco Grand Prix Formula 3 support race in the same year. He moved up to Formula 3000 in 1986 with little success. He participated in three Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on 6 September 1987. He scored no championship points.

Franco Forini
Born (1958-09-22) 22 September 1958 (age 60)
Muralto, Ticino, Switzerland
Formula One World Championship career
NationalitySwitzerland Swiss
Active years1987
TeamsOsella
Entries3 (2 starts)
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1987 Italian Grand Prix
Last entry1987 Spanish Grand Prix

After his brief stint in Formula One, he returned to Formula 3 in 1988 and 1989 without any further success. He later ran a transportation and shipment company in Minusio.[1]

Complete Formula One resultsEdit

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 WDC Points
1987 Osella Squadra Corse Osella FA1I Alfa Romeo V8 BRA SMR BEL MON DET FRA GBR GER HUN AUT ITA
Ret
POR
Ret
ESP
DNQ
MEX JPN AUS NC 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Franco Forini". Oldracingcars.com. Retrieved 17 June 2012.

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Alessandro Santin
Italian Formula Three Champion
1985
Succeeded by
Nicola Larini