Indianapolis, IN- This move comes to no surprise but Ed Carpenter is stepping away from full-time IndyCar Series competition for the 2014 season and likely beyond.
The 32-year old Indianapolis native has struggled to grasp road and street racing but thrives on ovals. To his defense he had no background turning left and right as he came through the ranks of USAC to Indy Lights before...
IndyCar owner/driver Ed Carpenter said Friday that he will run a partial schedule in 2014, driving six oval races and turning all road/street courses over to Mike Conway.
Carpenter, who won the pole for the Indianapolis 500 in May, finished second in the IndyCar season finale at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., last month.
Conway won a Detroit street race in 2013 and won...
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16 days ago
Mike Conway has been hired by Ed Carpenter Racing to drive the #20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka Chevrolet powered car on the road and street circuits in the 2014 season. Team owner/driver Ed Carpenter will still drive the #20 car on the ovals.
“We couldn’t be happier to welcome Mike Conway to the Ed Carpenter Racing family,” said Carpenter, the only owner/driver in the IndyCar...
Indianapolis, IN- It’s hard to believe we’ve already made it to the season finale for the Izod IndyCar Series.
Despite the long breaks in the schedule it seems like it was just yesterday that James Hinchcliffe was crossing the finish line for the first time in the young Canadian’s career at the Grand Prix of St. Pete back in March.
Now, it’s time to crown a champion as the...
Ed Carpenter's win Saturday night is the biggest win no one will remember. Unfortunately for him, the championship battle was so fierce with so much action going on around the track that no one paid much attention to the American winning his second career IndyCar race.
Carpenter's first series win was a thrilling one in that he just beat eventual series champion Dario Franchitti...
Ed Carpenter has become the 33rd driver to qualify for the Indianapolis 500, assuring race officials they will have a full field for the May 27 race.
Minutes later, Charlie Kimball became the fourth driver to crash on the 2.5-mile oval in two days.
When Kimball's car got below the white line going through the first turn on the hot, slick track, the back end of the car spun...
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May 20, 2012
Ed Carpenter has taken the biggest hit of Pole Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.Just two turns into his second qualification run of the day, Carpenter's No. 20 Fuzzy's Ultra Premium Vodka Chevrolet snapped around and slammed the Turn 2 SAFER Barrier. The impact caused the car to go airborne almost completely on its left side for a few moments before coming down right...
Ed Carpenter Racing has signed with Chevrolet as its engine provider deal for the upcoming IndyCar season.
Carpenter confirmed the deal with Chevrolet to The Associated Press on Monday morning, hours ahead of IndyCar's planned State of the Sport presentation. He'll be officially introduced as a Chevy driver during the evening events.
Chevrolet is making its return to IndyCar...
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February 13, 2012
One car each from Ed Carpenter Racing and Jay Penske's Lotus Dragon Racing team have been selected as the final two members of the IndyCar Leaders Circle program.
Eighteen of the 20 cars finished in the top 22 in entrants points last season, and on Friday series officials exercised their option to award money to two additional teams planning to run full-time schedules in 2012...
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February 10, 2012
Ed Carpenter is fielding his own IZOD IndyCar Series squad in 2012, serving as the owner/driver for Ed Carpenter Racing. By all accounts, he's kept a even keel about the challenge. But with undertaking any new project, it never hurts to have a little advice on what to expect.Especially if that advice is coming from Tony Stewart, who recently claimed his third NASCAR championship...