Andretti teams up with Front Row Motorsports for Daytona 500

N. WILKESBORO, N.C. (February 1, 2010) – John Andretti and Window World will again team up with Front Row Motorsports for the Daytona 500.

Window World Inc. will return for its second year as the primary sponsor of the No. 34 Window World Cares Ford Fusion for the “Great American Race.” The company made its debut in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at last season’s Daytona 500. In 2009 Window World and Andretti teamed together for seven Sprint Cup events with Front Row Motorsports and also the Indianapolis 500 when Andretti raced for Richard Petty Motorsports.

The No. 34 Ford Fusion will feature Window World’s foundation, Window World Cares and its charitable beneficiary, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.

“The entire Window World Family is excited to once again team up with John Andretti and Front Row Motorsports for the Daytona 500,” said Todd Whitworth, Window World CEO. “John has proven to be a winner in the past both on and off the track. He’s been a great ambassador for us, and we’re proud to return to the Daytona 500 with him and the Window World Cares team.”

Andretti is no stranger to success at the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway. He has two wins including the prestigious Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona sports car event and the Coke Zero 400 at the track. This will mark his 15th start in the Daytona 500.

“It’s always an honor to race in the Daytona 500,” Andretti said. “Having Window World’s support again this year is tremendous. They have been a great partner of mine over the past year including last year’s Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500. I’m proud to have them back at the Daytona 500 this year and to partner with Window World Cares to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. It’s something that means a lot to me personally.”

The announcement reunites Andretti with Front Row Motorsports, the team he raced for in 2009.

“It’s great to have John (Andretti) and Window World back at Front Row Motorsports,” said Bob Jenkins, owner. “Last season Window World and John were a very big part of our success throughout the season. We’re looking forward to giving them a strong No. 34 with Ford Fusion with factory support and Roush/Yates Engines.”

On the heels of Andretti's return, Front Row Motorsports has set its three-driver lineup for the Daytona 500. With Andretti stepping into the No. 34 Window World Ford Fusion, Travis Kvapil will move into the No. 37 ExtenZe Ford. Kevin Conway will return to that seat for the Sprint Cup Series second event at California Speedway and begin his trek for Raybestos Rookie of the Year

Kvapil will move back into the No. 34 Long John Silver’s Ford beginning in California. Robert Richardson Jr. will race the No. 38 Mahindra USA Tractors Ford in the Daytona 500, the Aaron’s 499 in April at Talladega Superspeedway and the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway in July. David Gilliland will race the No. 38 Taco Bell Ford for the majority of the season and debut in California.

- Information from Front Row Motorsports press releases

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