Tony Furr Leaves #98 Cale Yarborough Team to Become Hendrick Motorsports Crew Chief
16 November 1997
HAMPTON, GA -- It's official - Tony Furr will leave the #98 Cale Yarborough team and join forces with the #25 Hendrick Motorsports as crew chief for the Budweiser car. The deal, that has been talked about for months, was made official today "I 'm excited about returning to Hendrick Motorsports, especially with a terrific sponsor like Budweiser," said Furr. "I know we'll have all we need in terms of experience and equipment to get the job done." Graves will return to the #5, driven by Terry Labonte, where he came from last spring. In a related story - John Andretti is expected to announce his leaving the #98 Yarborough Ford to return to the Petty Enterprises #43 Pontiac - action on this could come as soon as tomorrow.