Ed Carpenter
United States

Ed Carpenter

1981-03-03 (age 40)

Carpenter says he always wanted to hire Pigot

Ed Carpenter says he’s impressed with how Indy Lights champion Spencer Pigot performed in his first weekend with the team, and that it was always his ambition to find him a ride.

IndyCar drivers' half-term reports

At the halfway point in the 16-race 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series, David Malsher assesses the strengths and weaknesses of each driver, and how they should approach the second half of the season.

Mixed day for “Team America” leaves questions before qualifying

Ed Carpenter Racing’s all-American three-driver lineup for the Indy 500 has had an up-and-down week, yet Josef Newgarden was one of only two cars to crack the 232mph barrier on Fast Friday.

Carpenter pleased with Barber performance, has high hopes for Indy

Ed Carpenter says that as the defending race-winner at Barber Motorsports Park, Josef Newgarden and ECR could be content with a podium finish, but he is expecting to have two strong cars at next month’s GP of Indy.

Marco Andretti tops test at Indianapolis

Marco Andretti led a 1-2 for his father’s team in a day of 40mph wind and intermittent rain at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Dixon wins at Phoenix to tie Al Unser for fourth on all-time list

Reigning champion Scott Dixon won the Phoenix Grand Prix in the series' return to Phoenix International Raceway following an 11-year absence

Newgarden and Carpenter rue missed opportunities

Both driver/team-owner Ed Carpenter and teammate Josef Newgarden were left disappointed with the end result of a race weekend where Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet demonstrated its pace throughout.

Phoenix Grand Prix fast facts and prerace quotes

Three drivers will make their first Indy car oval start this weekend at Phoenix - Max Chilton, Luca Filippi and Alexander Rossi.

Hildebrand rejoins ECR for Indy 500 and GP Indy

Ed Carpenter Racing is to add a third car for the Month of May, as JR Hildebrand returns to the team with Preferred Freezer Services sponsorship.

Chevrolet ready for 2016 IndyCar series season-opening event on the streets of St. Petersburg

2016 marks second season for the Chevrolet-specific Aero Kit powered by the Chevy 2.2-liter V6 twin-turbo direct injected engine

Carpenter impressed with Phoenix challenge and Chevy’s 2016 aero kit

Ed Carpenter says IndyCar’s return to Phoenix International Raceway will be a physical challenge, both despite and because of the track’s 2011 reconfiguration.

Ed Carpenter resumes sole control of team

The team that operated as CFH Racing in 2015 will be known simply as Ed Carpenter Racing in 2016.

Top Stories of 2015; #7: Cars fly, Hinchcliffe cheats death in Month of May chaos

“Who thought it was a good idea that our first oval race is Indy?” said one disgruntled driver after seeing Ed Carpenter make it three flipped cars in five days during practice for the 99th Indianapolis 500.

Ed Carpenter – doing things the right way

IndyCar's only driver/owner still tries to avoid the publicity spotlight, but also avoids creating political storms in public. Instead, his focus is on steering CFH Racing to greater glory

Infuriated Carpenter confronts Karam after close racing

Ed Carpenter was furious with Sage Karam after some intense racing in the closing laps at Iowa.

Was IndyCar ready for superspeedway aero kits?

Could the aero kits have been tested earlier? Anne Proffit looks at the situation unfolding in Indianapolis today.

Carpenter, Castroneves to chase history in qualifying for 99th Indianapolis 500

Eleven drivers have won back-to-back pole positions but none has won three in a row.

Hildebrand to contest Indy 500 with CFH Racing

JR Hildebrand will make his 2015 debut at Indianapolis in May.

CFH Racing anxious to get ahold of aero kits

Best kept secret of the 2015 racing season so far are the looks of the aero kits. CFH Racing's Ed Carpenter spoke with Motorsport.com about the new kits, testing, and the cancellation of Brazil.

Carpenter: "I can't wait to get on track"

Motorsport.com spoke to Ed Carpenter to talk about 2015, Luca Filippi and the challenges of merging two race teams during the offseason in part one of a two part feature.

Luca Filippi to Carpenter Fisher Hartman Racing

When Toyota Racing confirmed Mike Conway as one of its six drivers for two World Endurance Championship entries, the onus was on CFH Racing to make known their road/street racer for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series. 

CFH Racing adds Luca Filippi to driver lineup for 2015 IndyCar series season

Luca Filippi will drive No. 20 at all road and street course events.

Sarah Fisher just wants to have fun

IndyCar owner comes out of retirement to play on dirt at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Sarah Fisher getting back behind the wheel

The popular open-wheel star is getting her helmet back on with the Chili Bowl Nationals in her crosshairs.

IndyCar notes: Tony Stewart backs another 'double' for Kurt Busch

Graham Rahal talks about his upcoming wedding to Courtney Force.

CFH Racing coming together nicely

The newly merged team is preparing for what they hope is a successful 2015 season.

Carpenter/Fisher IndyCar team to run Chevrolet power in 2015

The newly formed CFH Racing team will utilize Chevrolet power next year.

Stewart vilification unfair - Carpenter

Ed Carpenter is unhappy with the coverage and tone towards Tony Stewart in the recent fatal accident in New York.

IndyCar's latest merger

Motorsport.com's Anne Proffit looks at the big news concerning the merger between Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing.

Ed Carpenter and Sarah Fisher to merge teams in 2015

Two single-car operations are joining forces in IndyCar.

Should Newgarden look beyond SFHR?

Josef Newgarden came within arm's reach of his maiden IndyCar victory this past weekend before a botched pit stop dashed his hopes.

Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio post-race quote sheet

Sebastien Bourdais: "It is a one-two for Chevy so I couldn't be any happier with the Mistic boys."

Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio practice quote sheet

Takuma Sato: "Today the track condition was very slippery, low grip, felt a little greasy compared to the test day last week.."

Gordon Kirby: Josef Newgarden is knocking on the door

Young driver is far better than his 16th-place points position suggests.

Honda Indy Toronto: Red flag edition

There were six red flags between both IndyCar races this past weekend.

Strategy call helps Mike Conway secure his second win of the season

Mike Conway brings home Ed Carpenter Racing's third victory of the year in the second race at Toronto.

Honda Indy Toronto pre-race quote sheet

James Hinchcliffe: "I've said it before, we have the best fans here and I hope we can put on a great show for everyone this weekend."

Mike Conway excited for Toronto doubleheader

The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach champion heads back to Toronto this week for the annual Verizon IndyCar series doubleheader through the streets of Exhibition Place near Lake Ontario.

Short ovals must stay on the IndyCar schedule

We saw a thrilling race and an even more riveting finish at Iowa Speedway Saturday night, and hopefully we'll be able to see more of the same in 2015.

Kanaan and Carpenter are hoping for some more success at Iowa this weekend

Both Ed Carpenter and Tony Kanaan have enjoyed strong results in previous races at Iowa Speedway.

Can Ed Carpenter Racing sweep Texas?

With Carpenter taking home the win at Texas Motor Speedway, can his team, with driver Mike Conway, grab two more wins in the Lone Star State?

Proper planning helps drivers prepare for Texas heat

Two 90-lap races in Texas summer could be a hot one

Win at Texas satisfying Carpenter as owner and driver

Firestone 600 was the second victory of the season for the team.

Texas Motor Speedway in my rearview mirror

Mark Wilkinson gives his take on the IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway.

Inside the Box Score -- Firestone 600

Some numbers to note from the Firestone 600, the eighth race of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season.

Notes and quotes from the IndyCar race at Texas

Ed Carpenter was victorious in the Saturday night showdown at Texas Motor Speedway.

Chevrolet-powered IndyCar teams may have an advantage at Texas

Year's second oval race could mean redemption for Indy 500 loss

Pagenaud fastest in Detroit IndyCar practice

Pagenaud hopes to become a repeat winner on the tight Belle Isle street course.

The real 'Yellow Party' at Indianapolis

As Anne Proffit explains, the term 'Yellow Party' had two meanings after the Indianapolis 500 last weekend.

Chevrolet dual at Detroit

Chevrolet IndyCar V6 teams ready for doubleheader challenge on home turf at the raceway at Belle Isle Park for the Chevrolet Indy dual in Detroit

2014 Indianapolis 500: The good, the bad, and the ugly - Part Two

Part Two of Mark Wilikinson's three-part assessment of the Indianapolis 500.

Townsend Bell's Indy 500 ends with a bang

Hinchcliffe's move was 'pretty optimistic'