Ed Carpenter1981-03-03 (age 40)
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Team owner/driver Ed Carpenter says he believes Aston Martin’s current Formula 1 tester Nico Hulkenberg could be interested in IndyCar but they haven’t yet gone into specifics about when that may happen.
Ed Carpenter Racing’s Rinus VeeKay and Conor Daly said they loved leading their first laps at the Indianapolis 500, but issues in the second half stopped them challenging for the win.
Ed Carpenter Racing blew apart the theory that Chevrolet was underperforming at high boost levels in Indy this year, when it qualified fourth and fifth ahead of tomorrow’s Fast Nine shootout.
A reliable Motorsport.com source suggests that the U.S. Air Force will renew its deal with Ed Carpenter Racing and Conor Daly for 2021, although both team and driver say nothing is yet confirmed.
Team owner Ed Carpenter says that he’s focused on retaining Conor Daly and the U.S. Air Force sponsorship for 2021 rather than chasing a European star from F1 or F2.
Scott Dixon won his sixth IndyCar championship ahead of Josef Newgarden who matched him on win count but fell short on points. Here’s how the final standings played out.
Three-time Indy 500 pole-winner Ed Carpenter will carry the livery of America’s new military branch when it rolls out on track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway next week to begin practice for the 104th running of the Indy 500.
Cole Pearn, the former NASCAR Cup championship-winning crew chief with Martin Truex Jr., says his deal with Ed Carpenter Racing for the Indianapolis 500 is not a sign that he wants to get back into racing full-time.
Renault F1 driver Nico Hulkenberg, who is almost certain to lose his place on the Formula 1 grid in 2020, will not be joining Ed Carpenter Racing next year, despite speculation continuing to mount as recently as last weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix.
IndyCar team owner Ed Carpenter says that his team’s tie-up with Scuderia Corsa is something he hopes will continue in 2020, but it’s as yet unclear who will be sharing the driving duties with him in the #20 ECR-Chevrolet.
Three-time Indy 500 polesitter Ed Carpenter topped the first official practice for the 103rd running of the event, heading Team Penske’s three-time race winner, Helio Castroneves.
Ed Carpenter says the fifth and sixth places scored by Spencer Pigot and Ed Jones in the IndyCar Grand Prix were satisfying because they showed the ECR-Chevrolets were quick in both the dry and the wet – and he expects another strong showing in the Indy 500.
Ed Carpenter says the racing in this year’s Indianapolis 500 was “totally different” to previous years because of IndyCar’s current car and that he believes the kit may need tweaks to improve the racing.
Indianapolis 500 runner-up Ed Carpenter says he wishes he’d attacked Will Power on a restart, which was his only realistic chance of stopping him from winning the 102nd running of the event.
Despite setting Indy 500 pole positions in 2013 and ’14, Ed Carpenter expressed surprise at winning pole for a third time, not only because he turned a 230mph lap but also because he hadn’t been happy with the ECR-Chevrolet on Saturday.
Despite his own seventh place at Phoenix being the highest finish for an Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet this year, the team owner himself said he’s encouraged by ECR’s improved consistency in pace.
The news that Danica Patrick will sign off her race-driving career in an Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet at the Indianapolis 500 leaked out by unorthodox method, but IndyCar’s only team owner/driver says he’s looking forward to the experience.
Team owner Ed Carpenter said he was impressed by Jordan King on his first day of testing with his team at Sonoma, and has confirmed the Briton will make his oval debut on Sunday at Phoenix.
Following Chevrolet testing at Texas Motor Speedway, Ed Carpenter says the behavior of the 2018 aerokit-equipped car provides the driver with a different feeling.
Following Chevrolet Manufacturer testing at Phoenix International Raceway, IndyCar veterans Ed Carpenter and Will Power believe the lower downforce setting of the 2018 car will improve the race there next spring.
The Verizon IndyCar Series’ only driver/owner has suffered a bruising 2017 campaign, and felt the need to make significant changes for next season. He spoke to David Malsher about making some tough decisions.
Josef Newgarden completed 61 laps in tonight’s 65-minute session at Gateway, and it was his 59th that put him at the top of the charts, but his old team boss Ed Carpenter proved there’s a challenge brewing for Penske in race trim.
If IndyCar is to continue offering the greatest track diversity in motorsport, it needs to make oval racing a success – compelling action that is also a true test of driver talent. The 2018 car offers that chance, as Rick Mears tells David Malsher.
Nine races down, eight to go, and the usual suspects are starting to assert themselves in the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series after a very open start to the season. But certain statistical anomalies could have far-reaching effects, says David Malsher.
Ed Carpenter says that lack of driver discipline, not IndyCar’s technical package, is to blame for last Sunday’s wreck-filled race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Ed Carpenter, who won at Texas Motor Speedway in 2014, clocked fastest time in second and final practice as the teams practiced running in packs with raceday setups.
IndyCar’s only fulltime team owner/driver Ed Carpenter says he’s "nervous" that his team’s traditionally strong showing at Texas Motor Speedway may have been affected by the significant track alterations since last year’s race.
Ed Carpenter has admitted that even before he started the final run of the Fast Nine shootout during Indy 500 qualifying, he suspected that Scott Dixon’s extraordinary four-lap average had pushed pole position out of reach.
Two-time Indy 500 polesitter Ed Carpenter led Saturday qualifying, as Fernando Alonso booked his spot in the Fast Nine shootout and Bourdais survived a terrifying crash.
Ed Carpenter topped the third day of Indianapolis 500 practice, but all eyes were on Fernando Alonso as he leapt to fourth fastest late in the day.
JR Hildebrand made a strong comeback at Phoenix after a one-race layoff for a broken hand and will start third at Phoenix, but his team-owner and teammate for ovals, Ed Carpenter, suffered a fuel leak in practice and qualified last.
Ed Carpenter says that his team will not run a third car at this year’s Indianapolis 500, leaving Spencer Pigot free to chase an alternative ride.
Ed Carpenter has explained that JR Hildebrand, who was last week confirmed as replacement for Josef Newgarden in the #21 ECR-Chevy, had been someone he wanted to sign even before his first race for the team in 2014.
Ed Carpenter Racing has confirmed JR Hildebrand will be its full-time replacement for Josef Newgarden in the #21 car next season.
Qualifying Saturday for the Iowa Corn 300 Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 0.894-mile Iowa Speedway
Ed Carpenter believes that Josef Newgarden will always be a contender for the championship because he’s a challenger for victory on all types of track.
IndyCar’s only owner/driver says the addition of domed skids for superspeedways will require drivers to do more research during practice sessions at Texas Motor Speedway.