Lola Cars International Ltd., Huntingdon, England (, specified Timken bearings as part of the chassis they produce for the Champ Car World Series. Team Rahal, Hilliard, Ohio (, a franchise member of CART, played a key role in bringing the Timken Co., Canton, Ohio (, to the attention of Lola Cars. Team Rahal engineers were concerned about the ability of existing wheel-end bearings to hold up under brutal racing conditions and turned to Timken, a Rahal technical sponsor, for advice. Timken tapered roller bearings are reportedly qualified to handle the high speeds, cornering forces, and extreme loads generated by a CART racer traveling at over 220 mph.