SOURCE: Franchise Capital Corporation

April 26, 2007 09:25 ET

Franchise Capital Corporation Announces Aero Exhaust Agreement With UROC to Aid in Promoting Jeep, Truck and SUV Line of Stainless Steel Exhaust Systems

TEMECULA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 26, 2007 -- Franchise Capital Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FCCN) today announced that Aero Exhaust, Inc., with which it has executed an acquisition agreement, has signed on as the official exhaust of the United Rockcrawling and Off-Road Challenge (UROC) for the 2007 season. The announcement comes prior to the beginning of the 2007 Rockcrawling season scheduled to begin May 12, 2007 at Firebird Raceway in Chandler, Arizona, just outside of Phoenix.

Aero Exhaust is a leading manufacturer of high performance stainless steel exhaust systems and NASCAR Performance partner.

"We are excited to once again be working with UROC," said Bryan Hunsaker, CEO of Aero Exhaust. "Aero Exhaust products have always been known to be some of the most durable and highest performing mufflers in the market and we feel those qualities correlate directly with UROC racing. UROC provides us a great opportunity to directly target our customers in a setting where they are focused on vehicle performance."

Off-roaders understand that exhaust flow, durability, and temperatures are all important factors to consider when building a vehicle. Most vehicles have extreme restrictions on exhaust airflow, which increases exhaust temperatures and decreases engine longevity. The Aero Performance Exhaust breakthrough, based on thermodynamics and jet engine technology, dramatically reduces the exhaust backpressure, leading to reduced temperatures, increased horsepower, increased torque, increased fuel economy, and less engine wear & tear. This is great news for not only rockcrawling and off-road vehicles, but for the tow vehicles as well.

"Aero is such a well respected name in the industry," said UROC President, Ranch Pratt. "From NASCAR to street to off-roading, Aero has a solid reputation, and we are excited to work with them and be a part of their continued success."

The agreement covers all 2007 UROC Pro events including the ProNational Pacific and Atlantic Divisions as well as the World Championship SuperCrawl VI and the UROC Pro RockCross Nationals slated for the fourth quarter 2007.

UROC is the leader in Rockcrawling and RockCross™ sanctioning bodies in the United States and around the world and the first sanctioning body to build man-made courses around the country including Las Vegas, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Pomona, California and Portland, Indiana.

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About Aero Exhaust:

Aero Exhaust is a world leader in performance exhaust airflow technology, manufacturing and distributing the most technologically advanced muffler on the market. Its product lines are built to the highest industry standards and offer the consumer a lifetime warranty. Aero Exhaust has been issued U.S. and Australian patents on its innovations and development in the exhaust industry, and its mufflers are available worldwide through major retailers, mass merchant centers, automotive aftermarket supply stores and wholesalers. Aero Exhaust mufflers are an exclusive National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Performance product and carry the prestigious NASCAR brand on product, packaging and related media. NASCAR legend Rusty Wallace is the official spokesperson for Aero Exhaust products. Additional information on Aero Exhaust's products, race team, and motorsports ventures can be found on its corporate web site,

Safe Harbor Statement: The statements in this release that relate to future plans, expectations, events, performance and the like are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Actual results or events could differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors, including the lack of funding, inability to complete required SEC filings, and others set forth in the Company's report on Form 10-K/A for fiscal year 2005 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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