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July 31, 2008 5:16 PM

Colin Braun and Con-way Freight Keep on Trucking in 2009

CONCORD, N.C. --  Roush Fenway Racing announced today that Con-way Freight will again sponsor the No. 6 Ford F-150 with Colin Braun behind the wheel in the 2009 NASCAR Truck Series.  The 19-year-old Texan teamed with Con-way Freight this year in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, and is pursuing the Raybestos Rookie of the Year award.

“We have so much support from the folks at Con-way Freight, all the way from the management to the truck drivers,” Braun said.  “I’ve had the opportunity to meet a lot of them this year and I’m proud to be a part of their team.  I’m really pleased that they will continue to be a part of our team as well next season.  I think with the experience I have gained this year we can be contenders for a lot of race wins, and hopefully the 2009 championship.”

“We’re excited to once again sponsor the No. 6 Con-way Freight Ford F-150 with Roush Fenway Racing,” said John Labrie, president, Con-way Freight. “Colin Braun is having a great rookie year. He’s a fierce competitor whose dedication and spirit mirrors that of our over 20,000 employees. We’re confident 2009 will be a breakthrough year for Colin and the No. 6 truck. We’re looking forward to seeing him take a checkered flag and joining him in the winner’s circle during the 2009 Truck Series campaign.”

The 2009 season will be Braun’s second full year in the NASCAR Truck Series.  To date he is leading the Raybestos Rookie points, and has earned one top-five and four top-10 finishes. 

About Con-way Freight

Con-way Freight is the industry’s leading less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation company, providing guaranteed, day-definite regional and transcontinental service through a single, unified network of more than 400 service centers in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Based in Ann Arbor, Mich., Con-way Freight offers LTL freight delivery across North America, as well as delivery in the United States for international less-than-container (LCL) ocean shipments from Asia through its OceanGuaranteedSM service. Con-way Freight is a certified FAST highway carrier and is ISO 9001- and 14001-, C-TPAT/PIP, ACE- and CSA-certified.

Con-way Freight is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $4.7 billion freight transportation and logistics services company. For more information, visit www.con-way.com/freight.

About Roush Fenway Racing

Roush Fenway Racing operates 13 full-time motorsports teams, five in NASCAR Sprint Cup with drivers Matt Kenseth, Jamie McMurray, Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards and David Ragan; four in the Nationwide Series with Kenseth, Biffle, Edwards, McMurray, Ragan, Erik Darnell and Colin Braun; three in the Craftsman Truck Series with Darnell, Braun, Kvapil, Bobby East and John Wes Townley; and one in the ARCA RE/MAX Series with Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.

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