Kasey Kahne made the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs in what turned out to be his final season with Hendrick Motorsports.
DENVER, Colo. – Defending Cup Series champion Furniture Row Racing and driver Martin Truex Jr. are currently seeking sponsorship on the No. 78 Toyota for 2019 to replace 5-hour ENERGY, which informed the team it will be ending its NASCAR involvement at the conclusion of the current season. 5-hour ENERGY joined Furniture Row Racing in 2017, serving as majority primary sponsor on the No. 77 Toyota with Rookie of the Year winner Erik Jones, as well as a season-long associate and two primaries on the No. 78 with Truex during his championship campaign. In 2018, 5-hour ENERGY became the major co-primary on the No. 78 along with Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats for 30 Cup races. The energy shot company has been a NASCAR primary sponsor for nearly a decade, including the last seven at the Cup Series level. Truex and Furniture Row have continued their championship form into the 2018 season, scoring four wins and 13 top-five finishes after 19 of 36 events and are solidly positioned for an appeara..