#78 Makes Driver Change
August 14, 2007
NASCAR NEXTEL CUP TEAM #78 FURNITURE ROW RACING MAKES DRIVER CHANGE
Denver, CO.- Furniture Row Racing, a Denver-based NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series racing team, announced today that Kenny Wallace is stepping down as the driver of car #78.Officials for the team have stated that Wallace will remain with the team as a consultant and will be called upon to run races as needed, but that he will also be available to drive for another team.
Joe Garone, Team Manager for Furniture Row Racing, said: “Kenny has been the perfect driver for us as we have looked to his veteran experience during our first year-and-a-half in the Cup Series.”
“His personality has brought much positive exposure to the team and to Furniture Row Companies, the team’s owner and sponsor. This has included winning the fan vote to participate in this year’s All-Star Challenge events.”
Looking at the remainder of this season, officials for Furniture Row Racing have said that they will be intensifying efforts to fine tune their performance in preparation for next season’s run.
Wallace added: “I’ve enjoyed my run as the primary driver for Furniture Row despite all the challenges of a new team. I look forward to helping them as they move forward in building a program that will be competitive for many years to come.”
### About Furniture Row Racing:
Furniture Row Racing runs car #78 in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series. The team and its primary sponsor, Furniture Row is based out of Denver, Colorado. Furniture Row is one of the largest family-owned specialty home furnishings and bedding retailers. The company is comprised of five specialty store brands including: Sofa Mart, Oak Express, Bedroom Expressions, Denver Mattress Co., and Big Sur Water Beds, and operates over 330 stores in 31 states. For additional information about Furniture Row please visit www.FurnitureRow.com