Crawford Race Cars designs approved

Crawford Race Cars Daytona Prototype Bodywork designs approved. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 25, 2002) -- Grand American Road Racing Association Daytona Prototype Project Manager Mark Raffauf announced today that the Crawford DP03 bodywork designs...

Crawford Race Cars Daytona Prototype Bodywork designs approved.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 25, 2002) -- Grand American Road Racing Association Daytona Prototype Project Manager Mark Raffauf announced today that the Crawford DP03 bodywork designs submitted by Crawford Race Cars have been approved for construction. The Crawford DP03 will make its debut in the Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype class at the 2003 Rolex 24 At Daytona.

"[Crawford Race Cars President] Max Crawford has been building and developing race cars for years. It's exciting to see all his years of experience put to use in the Crawford DP03 designs," Raffauf remarked. "Max is considered an expert in the racing industry in bodywork designs, which is evident with all his recent work with Winston Cup teams."

The chassis designs for the Crawford DP03 where approved a month ago. Crawford Race Cars becomes the third constructor to have its bodywork designs approved, joining FABCAR Engineering and Picchio SpA.

Crawford has an extensive automotive and racing resume dating back to 1966 in his homeland of New Zealand. He has worked as the crew chief and team manager for several championship-winning teams and has been actively involved the last 11 years in wind tunnel model development projects including the recent Ford Taurus Winston Cup program.

Crawford's SSC2K SportsRacing Prototype chassis has been contested at three Rolex Sports Car Series races this season. The car qualified third at the Rolex 24 At Daytona and second at California Speedway, where it also earned a podium finish. Crawford Race Cars will field the #2 Home Depot Judd-powered Crawford SSC2K in the Jani-King Paul Revere 250 at Daytona International Speedway on the Fourth of July, with NASCAR driver Tony Stewart and veteran road racer Elliott Forbes-Robinson slated to drive.

Additional information on Crawford Race Cars is available online at www.crawfordcomposites.com or by calling 704-483-4175. More information on the Daytona Prototypes and the Rolex Sports Car Series is available online at www.grand-am.com.

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Series Grand-Am
Drivers Tony Stewart , Elliott Forbes-Robinson , Max Crawford , Paul King