12/14/2001 - The first Fran-Am 1600 car was delivered to team MMI Kart Racing and tested at Buttonwillow Raceway on Tuesday.
Left to right:Arden Weatherford of Fran-Am, Telo Stewart of World Speed, Michael McDowell MMI driver and Bill Mayer MMI team owner. Photo: franam.
World Speed Motorsports prepared and maintained the car for the test.
Also driving the Fran-Am 1600 was Andy Lally, who said the car was a blast to drive.
Team MMI will be campaigning the car in the 2002 Fran-Am 1600 West Coast Championship.
2002 West Coast Fran-Am 1600 Schedule:
Aug 4 Thunderhill
Sep Tbc Portland
Sep 29 Phoenix Firebird
Oct 13 Buttonwillow
Oct 27 Las Vegas
Nov 10 Sears Point
Nov 24 Willow Springs
Dec 1 Phoenix Firebird Fran-Am Finals