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IndyCar 2017 Driver Preview – Josef Newgarden

By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Age: 26 Years in IndyCar: 5 Wins: 3 Podiums: 10 Career Laps led: 679 2016 Team: Ed Carpenter Racing 2017 Team: Team Penske Josef Newgarden ended his chapter at Ed Carpenter Racing on high note in 2016. His season literally got turned upside down in a horrific crash at the Texas Motor Speedway on June 12. The accident left him with a broken hand, clavicle...
Via Motorsports Tribune
4 days ago

2017 IndyCar Driver Preview: Ed Carpenter

By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer Age: 35 Years in IndyCar: 14 Wins: 3 Podiums: 7 Laps led: 305 2017 Team: Ed Carpenter Racing Ed Carpenter is looking for an improved 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series oval campaign. With a background in oval track driving, Carpenter scaled his full-time IndyCar commitments back to just ovals in 2014 and allowed a road racing driver...
Via Motorsports Tribune
16 days ago

Josef Newgarden leaving Ed Carpenter for IndyCar promotion

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Josef Newgarden has informed Ed Carpenter he will not return to the IndyCar team next season. Ed Carpenter Racing announced Newgarden's decision on Thursday. The American driver is thought to be highly coveted by Team Penske, which has been in limbo over the status of former Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya. It could lead to a seat swap with Newgarden...
Via Associated Press
September 29, 2016  |  Discuss

VICS: Ed Carpenter Racing to Rev Gears with Allison in May

Allison Transmission will be sponsoring the No 21 Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet driven by Josef Newgarden during the Angies List Grand Prix of Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course on May 14th. Additionally, they will be sponsoring the No. 20 Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet driven by two-time Indianapolis 500 pole winner and team owner Ed Carpenter during the...
Via On Pit Road
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

VICS: Ed Carpenter’s Bad Blues Continues with Phoenix Crash

Throughout testing and practice, Ed Carpenter Racing showed some of the best speed of any team. However, for Ed Carpenter in the race, it didn’t go as planned. With 54 laps to go, Carpenter would go to make a move underneath Will Power, get a little loose, slide up into the marbles. Once the hot tires hit the dirty part of the track, it was over as the veteran made significant...
Via On Pit Road
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

VICS: Ed Carpenter Racing Sticks With Josef Newgarden For 2016

Despite what seemed to be a devastating blow suffered last week when co-owner Wink Hartman withdrew his funding from the now Ed Carpenter Racing team for the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series, team owner and two-time Indianapolis 500 pole winner Ed Carpenter says that the word “setback” is far from the appropriate term to describe the prospects for his operation entering the new season...
Via On Pit Road
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

From the catchfence to the grid: Carpenter's turnaround day at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – After starting on pole position for the Indianapolis 500 the last two years running, Ed Carpenter walked out of Gasoline Alley at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Sunday morning confident he could make another run at the No. 1 starting position. When Carpenter was told that no driver had ever won three Indy 500 poles in a row, the popular hometown driver said, ...
Via FOX Sports
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ed Carpenter crashes during the Indianapolis 500 practice

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Ed Carpenter crashed during practice ahead of qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. Carpenter, who is trying to become the first driver to win three consecutive Indy 500 poles, spun into the turn two wall and flipped over before the car came to rest on its side. Practice was delayed for repairs to the track and safety fence. Carpenter's crash at Indianapolis...
Via Associated Press
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: CFH Racing Releases Announcements About 2015

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — We all know about the merger between Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing into CFH Racing for the 2015 season, but what wasn’t known was who would the newly formed team have pilot their machines. In an announcement, CFH Racing reviled they will run Chevrolet’s engine and aero kits during the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season and left open...
Via Rubbings Racing
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ed Carpenter enjoying success as driver-owner this year in IndyCar

As the Verizon IndyCar Series enters their final month of competition for 2014, reflection has begun to set in for many in what they have accomplished so far thus year. For Ed Carpenter, that reflection in the rear view brings positive thoughts. “It’s been a good year,” he commented. “I think to have three wins on the year, it’s hard not to be happy with that.  I feel...
Via On Pit Road
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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