Ed Carpenter1981-03-03 (age 38)
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.
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.
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.
Reigning champion Scott Dixon won the Phoenix Grand Prix in the series' return to Phoenix International Raceway following an 11-year absence
Phoenix Grand Prix qualifying quotes
2016 marks second season for the Chevrolet-specific Aero Kit powered by the Chevy 2.2-liter V6 twin-turbo direct injected engine
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.
“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 was furious with Sage Karam after some intense racing in the closing laps at Iowa.
Another incident has brought the Indy 500 under caution.