Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Conway signs with D & R

Mike Conway has signed to drive for Dreyer & Reinbold Racing in this year’s upcoming Indy Racing League Championship, thus becoming the series third confirmed rookie driver, as the 25yr old “Brit” joins “Rafa,” a.k.a. Raphael Matos and Stanton Barrett.

And like that ‘Ol Sesame Street song; which one of these doesn’t look like the other? The signing of the ex-GP2 contestant puts into doubt the return of either one or two of last year’s Piloto’s, as its unclear whom of last seasons triumberant of Townsend Bell, Milka Duno or Buddy Rice will be Conway’s teammate... Although I’d guess that “Hot Rod” (Rice) may be out of a ride? Yet its worth noting that Conway was originally hopeful of landing a seat as Dan Wheldon’s teammate at Panther Racing...