SOURCE: Franchise Capital Corporation

February 27, 2007 09:28 ET

Franchise Capital Corporation Announces Launch of 2007 Aero Exhaust Advertising Campaign With NASCAR Legend Rusty Wallace as Spokesperson

"Two Guys Garage" Episode on SPEED Channel Scheduled to Re-Air on March 2nd

TEMECULA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 27, 2007 -- Franchise Capital Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FCCN) today announced that Aero Exhaust, Inc., with which it has executed an acquisition agreement, has initiated the 2007 advertising campaign for its innovative performance automotive exhaust products featuring company spokesperson NASCAR legend Rusty Wallace.

Mr. Wallace appears in Aero's in-program full Product Expo feature on "Two Guys Garage," which aired February 25th and February 26th on SPEED Channel. A re-airing is scheduled this week on Friday, March 2nd at 10:00am, and additional re-airings are scheduled for Sunday, April 8th at 10:30am, Monday, April 9th at 4:30pm, and Friday, April 13th at 10:00am. All times listed are Eastern time.

In addition to the in-program full Product Expo feature on "Two Guys Garage," Mr. Wallace is featured in a 30-second commercial using the "Two Guys Garage" set and production equipment and a six-week Product Expo campaign has been scheduled to air on SPEED from April 1-May 11, 2007. A link to the 30-second commercial featuring Mr. Wallace is now available on the Home page of the Aero Exhaust website at

Aero is in the second year of a five-year guaranteed contract with Mr. Wallace under which he represents the company's products in all areas of advertising, including print, television and Internet, as well as being featured on all product packaging. Aero is currently executing its 2007 advertising campaign in conjunction with the NASCAR racing season.

Aero Exhaust mufflers are an exclusive NASCAR Performance product and carry the prestigious NASCAR brand on product, packaging and related media.

Bryan Hunsaker, CEO of Aero Exhaust, Inc., commented, "The audience for 'Two Guys Garage' is clearly a key demographic for Aero, and we believe the Product Expo is an excellent presentation of features and advantages of Aero's performance mufflers."

"With NASCAR racing season now in full swing, we look forward to increased product advertising, as well as our associate sponsorship of Morgan-McClure Motorsports' No. 4 car and our multi-year agreement for Aero mufflers to be an exclusive NASCAR Performance product, to bring additional attention to the company's product line," Mr. Hunsaker continued. "We invite shareholders who missed the first two airings of Aero's full Product Expo feature on 'Two Guys Garage' to tune in for the re-airings beginning later this week."

SPEED Channel is available in over 71 million homes in North America and is considered among the fastest growing sports cable networks in the country. "Two Guys Garage" is entering its fifth season on SPEED, and twenty-six original episodes are being produced for the current season. From pistons to painting, welding to wheel balancing, dyno and track testing, "Two Guys Garage" covers virtually every aspect of vehicle repairing, customizing and restoring. Hosts Sam Memmolo and Dave McBride perform product demonstrations and installations on a wide variety of import and domestic cars and light trucks, and they show viewers the right way to execute modifications with hands-on projects throughout the season. The show can bee seen on SPEED Channel Sundays at 10:30 AM EST, Wednesdays at 3:30 PM EST, and Thursdays at 8:00 AM EST. More information on the show and its hosts can be found at and at

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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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