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ED CARPENTER RACING DRIVERS TAKE CHECKERED FLAG IN ACURA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH

LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 14, 2019) – Race Notes Both Ed Carpenter Racing drivers were confident in the quality of their Chevrolets for today’s Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, but neither had luck on their side. A first lap incident collected Spencer Pigot, but with minimal damage, he was able to continue and finish […]

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ED CARPENTER RACING SHIFTS FOCUS TO TOMORROW’S RACE AFTER TOUGH QUALIFYING SESSION IN LONG BEACH

ED CARPENTER RACING SHIFTS FOCUS TO TOMORROW’S RACE AFTER TOUGH QUALIFYING SESSION IN LONG BEACH LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 13, 2019) – Qualifying Notes The starting field has been set for the iconic Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, including Ed Carpenter Racing’s Ed Jones and Spencer Pigot. The Indianapolis-based team is looking forward to […]

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SPENCER PIGOT RETURNS TO ED CARPENTER RACING FOR THE 2019 VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES SEASON

SPENCER PIGOT RETURNS TO ED CARPENTER RACING FOR THE 2019 VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES SEASON Pigot Will Remain Driver Of The No. 21 Chevrolet In His Fourth Season With ECR (SONOMA, Calif.) September 13, 2018 – Spencer Pigot will remain behind the wheel of the No. 21 Chevrolet for the 2019 Verizon IndyCar Series season, Ed Carpenter Racing […]

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CAUTION-FREE RACE AT MID-OHIO RESULTS IN HARD-FOUGHT FINISHES FOR ED CARPENTER RACING

CAUTION-FREE RACE AT MID-OHIO RESULTS IN HARD-FOUGHT FINISHES FOR ED CARPENTER RACING Jordan King Matches Best Road Course Finish of the Year of 12th; Spencer Pigot Races Up to 13th (LEXINGTON, Ohio) July 29, 2018 – Race Notes In a stark contrast from the practice and qualifying sessions leading up to today’s race at Mid-Ohio Sports […]

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SPENCER PIGOT FIGHTS THROUGH TO FINISH 11TH AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

SPENCER PIGOT FIGHTS THROUGH TO FINISH 11TH AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY Ed Carpenter’s Night Ends Early After Contact, Finishes 20th (FORT WORTH, Texas) June 9, 2018 – Race Notes In his very first race at Texas Motor Speedway, Spencer Pigot brought home a hard-fought 11th place result. Team owner Ed Carpenter was credited with a 20th […]

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Indianapolis 500 qualifications – 2018 – Pole Day, 10:50pm – Close, Ed’s third pole, and faster vs. slower

By Tony DiZinno and Steve Wittich The Butler University Men’s Basketball team’s mascot is the Butler Bulldog, “Blue III.” Today Butler alumnus Ed Carpenter achieved his own personal “Blue III,” with a popular third Indianapolis 500 pole on home soil. A Carpenter pole is always a nice result for the locals and it capped off...

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ED CARPENTER RACING PERSEVERES TO FINISH TOUGH INDYCAR GRAND PRIX AT THE INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

INDIANAPOLIS (May 12, 2018) – Race Notes Despite having two of the quickest cars during the INDYCAR Grand Prix weekend, race day goals for Ed Carpenter Racing’s pair of 24-year-olds were immediately interrupted by two different incidents on Lap 1. After contact with another car, suspension repairs for Jordan King dropped him two laps behind the […]

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval testing – wrapping everything up.

  By Steve Wittich Before we get started with our coverage of on the track, we’ve got a few off the track things to cover. First, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports crew member, Eric Stewart, who has worked in the Verizon IndyCar Series for a long time, lost his home in a fire last weekend. If you...

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RAINY INDY GRAND PRIX OF ALABAMA COMES TO A CONCLUSION AT BARBER MOTORSPORTS PARK

RAINY INDY GRAND PRIX OF ALABAMA COMES TO A CONCLUSION AT BARBER MOTORSPORTS PARK Ed Carpenter Racing’s Spencer Pigot and Jordan King Miss Out Top 10 Finishes After Rains Plague Road Course Race For A Second Day LEEDS, Ala. (April 23, 2018) – Race Notes The 2018 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama became an event […]

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ED CARPENTER FINISHES 7TH IN PHOENIX GRAND PRIX

ED CARPENTER FINISHES 7TH IN PHOENIX GRAND PRIX Spencer Pigot Takes Checkered Flag in 14th In First Career Indy Car Short Oval Race PHOENIX (April 7, 2018) – Race Notes The first of six oval races on the Verizon IndyCar Series calendar is in the books after tonight’s 250-lap Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand […]

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