Richmond: FRM names Lepage race sponsor

LONG JOHN SILVER'S/A&W TO SPONSOR THE FRONT ROW MOTORSPORTS ...

LONG JOHN SILVER'S/A&W TO SPONSOR THE FRONT ROW MOTORSPORTS #37 DODGE AVENGER AT RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

LEPAGE GOING FOR HIS 200th START

Denver N.C. -- Long John Silver's/A&W will be the primary sponsor of the #37 Front Row Motorsports entry driven by Kevin Lepage at RIR, for the Crown Royal presents the Jim Stewart 400.

"I look forward to driving the Long John Silver's/A&W car at Richmond," commented driver Kevin Lepage. "We had a real good test in Richmond about a month ago and I'm excited about the opportunity for my 200th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup start."

Long John Silver's is the world's most popular quick-service seafood chain with more than 1,200 restaurants worldwide. The chain based in Louisville, KY, serves nearly four million customers each week. In May, 2002, Long John Silver's was acquired by Yum! Brands, Inc., joining a family of restaurants that number more than 33,000 units in more than 100 countries and territories. Long John Silver's along with Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, KFC and A&W Restaurants make Yum! Brands, Inc., the world's largest restaurant company in terms of system units.

Increasingly, Long John Silver's is being paired with other Yum! Brands, Inc. restaurants in multi-brand locations. The multi-brand concept provides consumers additional menu choice in one restaurant. Long John Silver's multi-brand partners include A&W All American Food, KFC and Taco Bell.

"We appreciate the support of Long John Silver's/A&W for the Richmond race," said team owner Bob Jenkins, "and we are thrilled to have Kevin in the car for his 200th start."

Lepage has been racing in the NEXTEL Cup series since 1997, where he has 199 career starts, 2-top 5 finishes and 9-top 10 finishes. His first Busch start came in 1994. Since then he has racked up 2 wins, 19-top 5 finishes and 51 top 10's.

-credit: frm

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Kevin Lepage , John Long
Teams Front Row Motorsports