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RGM Signs Conway, ExtenZe For Rest Of Season

[1]Robby Gordon Motorsports has signed Kevin Conway and ExtenZe Racing to pilot RGM’s No. 7 Sprint Cup Toyota for the remainder of the season, according to FoxSports.com [2].

Conway will pilot the RGM Toyota starting with this weekend’s Emory Healthcare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Team owner Robby Gordon said:

We are excited to have ExtenZe Racing and Kevin Conway join Robby Gordon Motorsports. This is an excellent opportunity for everyone involved, and I am excited to have Kevin behind the wheel of the No. 7. I hope that we will be able help Kevin bring home the Rookie of the Year Award while expanding our team and his on-track experience.

 Conway added:

I am thrilled to finally be able to announce our signing with Robby Gordon Motorsports. The Bristol race a couple weekends ago came together very late and gave everyone just a quick peek at what was possibly to come. Now that everything is in place I can’t wait to take to the track this weekend in Atlanta in the No. 7 ExtenZe Racing Toyota.

Conway started the season with Front Row Motorsports in the No. 37 car. He struggled to keep the car in the top 35 in owner’s points. Team owner Bob Jenkins had to change car numbers a few times to keep Conway in the top 35.

Conway was rumored to be on thin ice at FRM [3] and rumors indicated that he would be replaced, with ExtenZe staying with FRM. ExtenZe issued a statement shortly thereafter reiterating their commitment to Conway.

FRM replaced Conway with Tony Raines. Conway then started a race for RGM. It was then reported that RGM was working to keep Conway for the rest of the season [4].