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Leo Capaldi Enters New Sponsorship Agreements

LENOX TWP., Mich.-- Leo Capaldi Racing, a Michigan-based Speedvision World Challenge Touring Car racing team, has announced new sponsorship agreements for the 2000 racing season with Yazaki North America, Inc., Visteon and Livernois Vehicle ...

LENOX TWP., Mich.-- Leo Capaldi Racing, a Michigan-based Speedvision World Challenge Touring Car racing team, has announced new sponsorship agreements for the 2000 racing season with Yazaki North America, Inc., Visteon and Livernois Vehicle Development, Inc.

Yazaki, which produces power and data systems for the Ford Motor Company, will supply LC Racing with electrical systems for the No. 56 Mercury Cougar Speedvision Touring Car. "Our new attitude at Yazaki is 'All systems go,'" said Jeffery Jones, Yazaki Assistant Director for Advanced Marketing. "We look forward to the 2000 racing season with Leo Capaldi Racing." Visteon, a world-wide manufacturer of automotive systems and components, will utilize its agreement with Leo Capaldi Racing as an opportunity for the development of production and real-life testing of aftermarket parts for the popular 2000 Mercury Cougars LCR campaigns in the Speedvision Touring Car Championship.

Norma Wallis, President of Livernois Vehicle Development, a Dearborn, Mich.-based OEM supplier of engineering and vehicle prototype services, said, "Our involvement with LCR in this exciting production car-based racing series will enhance our vehicle engineering services and motorsport activities for our customers."

The LCR Team and its driver, Leo Capaldi, in affiliation with Autostuff, Inc., welcomes its new sponsors, and acknowledges the continued technical and product support from the following Kinetic Racing Engines, RoadFx, Ford Racing, Eibach, PPG and Pro-Finish.

To view an artist's rendering of the 2000 Yazaki/Visteon/RoadFx Mercury Cougar, please visit www.sccapro.com/news/press/00press9.html.

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Drivers Jeffery Jones , Leo Capaldi
Teams Capaldi Racing