Tag: Ed Carpenter Racing

Push to Pass [S3E13] – A Pinch of Lemon with Ed Carpenter

This content was originally posted on Slipstream Network:  Dusty catches up with Ed Carpenter to discuss Fuzzy’s Vodka fan outreach ahead of the 101st Indianapolis 500 as Push to Pass returns for a two-wide episode. Zach and Dusty break down the latest news, including more live streaming, 33 cars for Indy and the potential for

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Skilled IndyCar Rookie Class of 2016 Prepares for Season Finale in Sonoma

This is the time of year when most kids are heading back to school, but for the “kids” of the Verizon IndyCar Series, it’s crunch-time! Max Chilton (No. 8, Chip Ganassi Racing), Conor Daly (No. 18, Dale Coyne Racing), RC Enerson (No. 19, Dale Coyne Racing), Spencer Pigot (No. 20, Ed Carpenter Racing / No.

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IndyCar at Pocono: Rain-Soaked to Sun-Drenched

If yesterday at Pocono Raceway was a temperamental summer day, ending with a storm… today is a fall-esque dream and ripe for racing. The clouds are still lingering, but lacking precipitation concerns. The sun should be shining down on us for the postponed start of the Verizon IndyCar Series ABC Supply 500 contest, this afternoon.

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Newgarden and Daly Will Not Compete in Firestone 600 Completion at Texas Motor Speedway this August

Man, what a weekend this was for Josef Newgarden. First, Ed Carpenter racing had J.R. Hildebrand ready as a substitute driver for the No. 21 Chevy, assuming Newgarden would need time to heal from a fractured clavicle and wrist. How silly of us to assume such a thing! Beyond most common understanding, Newgarden managed to earn medical

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Newgarden Cleared for Friday Practice Sessions at Road America

Earlier this week, the entry list for the Verizon IndyCar Series return to Road America was released. The name of Josef Newgarden was listed as the driver of the No. 21 Direct Supply Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet – a surprising listing, seeing that he suffered fractures to the wrist and clavicle at the start of

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Everything is Bigger in Texas. Not Always a Good Thing.

Bigger puddles. Bigger weepers. Bigger flooded tunnels. Bigger delays. Bigger wrecks. That’s a quick summary of a weekend in Texas that can only be described as miserable. They tried, I will give them that. But prolonging the inevitably seemed like a poor decision. The decision that this weekend just wasn’t going to work due to

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Newgarden Exceeds Track Record in Detroit GP Practice 2

The second practice for the Verizon IndyCar Series saw young gun Josef Newgarden accelerate into seriously impressive time frames. In fact, he broke right out of those frames! He ran a lap of 1:14.6464 in this morning’s 30 minute practice round. This was faster than the track record that Helio Castroneves set yesterday during Round

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Rustbelt Resurgence: Detroit Welcomes Verizon IndyCar Series this Weekend

Detroit has gone under some major changes the past few years – revamping neighborhoods, investing in the downtown area, not to mention an awesome doubleheader race care of the Verizon IndyCar Series that invades Belle Isle every year. This island has in and of itself, has been completely reborn – from being cleaned and organized

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Daly and Newgarden Look Ahead with Continued Optimism

I have to start out by saying that while a disclaimer might not be necessary, I felt the need to tell you all that I wanted to get these answers to you much sooner… but, sometimes life has other ideas for my calendar! I assume most of you can relate. So without further adieu, I

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IndyCar’s Next Generation of Awesome

Ever the comedian, James Hinchcliffe was on point with his routine on Media Day morning. He even joked when fielding questions about his injury in Turn 3 of IMS last year, saying they, “Went a bit off piece – literally and metaphorically.” But it wasn’t all fun and games. He divulged some information about a neck

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