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Ed Carpenter: ‘I Have A Lot of Confidence’ Heading into Indianapolis 500

For the past seven years, Ed Carpenter has proved he can get the job done in qualifying for the Indianapolis 500. This year, he believes he can add his mug to the Borg-Warner Trophy, sipping on some milk in victory lane. Carpenter, 38, will be starting the Indy 500 (Sunday, …

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4 Burning Questions: What’s Next for McLaren?

What’s next for the McLaren IndyCar program? McLaren, one of the greatest Formula 1 teams in history, fell flat on its face last Sunday after stumbling through its second attempt at racing in IndyCar. It turns out that having millions upon millions of dollars at its disposal, setup and damper …

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The Frontstretch 5: Drivers Most Likely to Earn Pole Position for Indy 500

1. Ed Jones Ed Jones turned the fastest lap Friday without the tow, meaning Jones had the fastest lap in qualifying trim with the added speed. Jones has a career-best start of fourth last season at Belle Isle in Detroit. He started fifth last weekend in the IndyCar Grand Prix …

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Spencer Pigot Set to Return to Ed Carpenter Racing in 2019

Spencer Pigot will return to the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2019 with Ed Carpenter Racing. Pigot will again pilot the No. 21 Chevrolet, continuing his three-year relationship with the organization since 2016. “I’m extremely happy to be returning to Ed Carpenter Racing for the 2019 season,” Pigot said. “I have to …

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4 Burning Questions: 1,262 Miles in 1 Day

What is the future of the All-Star Race rules package? As expected either way, there has been a lot of chatter this week about the experimental restrictor plate package used in last weekend’s All-Star Race. The results have largely been positive among fans. It was generally regarded as the most …

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Ed Carpenter Wins 3rd Career Indianapolis 500 Pole

Winning the pole for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” is hard enough to accomplish once. On Sunday, driver-owner Ed Carpenter did it for the third time in six years. Carpenter, in the No. 20 ECR Chevrolet, put up a blistering four-lap run that beat all four Team Penske cars, which have …

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Josef Newgarden Confirmed Out at Ed Carpenter Racing

Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) fans aren’t quite sure where Josef Newgarden will drive come 2017, but we now know one thing for certain: It won’t be with Ed Carpenter Racing (ECR). ECR released a statement on Thursday confirming that Newgarden, 25, won’t be returning to the organization in 2017. No replacement driver …

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Returning to Pocono is Best Medicine 1 Year After Justin Wilson’s Death

As the Verizon IndyCar Series approaches the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway this weekend, the sport is on the verge of another step forward in moving on from tragedy. Following the death of three-time Indianapolis 500 starter, Bryan Clauson, this past week, the series finds yet another shocking reminder, …

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