RLLR enters second car for Conway in Long Beach

Published on 29 Jan 2013 12:12
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Mike Conway will drive a second entry for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing at the IZOD IndyCar Series event at Long Beach on April 21. Conway, 29, of England, who recorded his first IZOD IndyCar Series win at Long Beach in 2011, will drive the No. 30 Honda-powered car as a companion to regular driver Graham Rahal's car.

"The team has proven their speed and technical excellence in the past and I can't wait to start working with everybody," Conway said. "I worked with (RLL race engineer) Eddie (Jones) indirectly when he was Marco's (Andretti) engineer at Andretti Autosport so we would debrief as a group. He knows his stuff and has been around a long time so it should be fun working together. I hope to add more races for the upcoming season but in the meantime, I look forward to getting back on a circuit that I previously won on."

Conway has made 53 IZOD IndyCar Series starts with A.J. Foyt Racing, Andretti Autosport and Dreyer & Reinbold Racing. In addition to his win at Long Beach, he finished on the podium at Toronto in 2012 and Sonoma in 2009.

"I am really pleased to welcome Mike to the team," team co-owner Bobby Rahal said. "In 2011, Mike Lanigan and I met with Mike and his representatives, and were really working hard to get him into the team but it didn't work out. Fortunately, we are able to do so now. Mike is a very good driver and I think he will be very competitive in our environment. He and Graham get along well so it's a real one-two punch for us."


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