Paul and Dario joined Team Kool Green in
in the #26 and #27
Brinkworth Models were asked to build 12 "Limited Edition"
Presentation models of each of these Indy cars, each year,
until 2001, by:
Brown & Williamson's Tobacco
The models were presented
to Team members, drivers etc, at the end of the race seasons.
a Team Kool Green #26 or a #27 car, was on displayed at many of the race
meetings during the Champ Car season. By the race fan's participating in what I
understand was a very challenging competition, it was possible for them to win one of
our 1/10th. scale
models, right there at that track meeting.
and Paul were together through the
with Team KOOL Green. 2001 saw the end of the sponsorship
from Brown & Williamson's Tobacco, due to the drastic changes in the
tobacco laws that governed "race team sponsorship".
These particular new laws had a devastating effect on our business,
as 80% of our support came from tobacco sponsorship.