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January 19, 2000
We're Back and We're Ready for 2000
For our first report on the 2000 season, John and TeamXtreme are in Orlando
testing the new G-Force chassis in preparation for the first race of the
season. We expect to have lots of thoughts and news from John as the season
progresses. So, without further delay, here is John's
first report of the year.
"TeamXtreme has undergone significant changes in the off season. These
changes include the decision to run a second team/driver (Airton Dare),
changing to the G-Force chassis, hiring of crew chief John King, and several
other changes which we believe will raise the level of our game for the 2000
season. Pre-season testing has shown the G-Force Brayton engine combination
to be fast, and we look forward to continue to develop the package. General
Manager John Lopes and the ownership of TeamXtreme have worked tirelessly in
the off season to apply what we learned last year in formulating a strategy
that will give us the most probability for success in the 2000 season.
We are very pleased to continue our relationship with Lycos this year, and we
look forward to working with Lycos both on and off track to show the everyone
why they are one of the most visited web sites on the Internet. "LYCOSHOP"
is a recent addition to the Lycos experience that makes online shopping a
Our prayers are certainly with Sam Schmidt at this time - we all are in hopes
that his doctors are able to make additional progress with respect to his
All in all, the 2000 Indy Racing Season looks to be the most exciting season
in IRL history, and TeamXtreme plans to be a significant part of that
November 11, 1999
Live TV Coverage Of All 10 Events In 2000
The Pep Boys Indy Racing League has announced all 10 races in 2000 will have
television coverage on either ABC or ESPN. You can read more on this story
at the official
Pep Boys Indy Racing League site.
John Hollansworth, Jr.
After steadily maneuvering through many different kinds of race traffic, Dallas'
John Hollansworth, Jr. has achieved his dream, driving an open wheel, 200+
mile per hour Indy Race Car. The Lycos
car carries the same #42 his father, John, Sr., carried
on his Indy style race car in the 1960s. An attorney by training, John
achieved a life long goal by participating in the 1999 Indianapolis 500.
Father's Dream Comes Full Circle in Rookie John Hollansworth, Jr.