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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

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.