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Spencer Pigot

1993-09-29 (age 28)


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Rolex 24 winners seek ideal “trade-off” over Sebring bumps

Riley Motorsports’ LMP3 class winners from the Rolex 24 Hours expect a typically torrid ride in the Sebring 12 Hours, but believe testing provided the setup direction they need to shine again.

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Spencer Pigot “remembers everything” of Indy 500 horror crash

Spencer Pigot says he has full recollection of the monstrous shunt that ended his Indianapolis 500 and caused the race to end under caution.

IndyCar racer Pigot joins PR1/Mathiasen for Sebring

IndyCar racer Spencer Pigot will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for this weekend's Cadillac Grand Prix of Sebring, joining the PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports LMP2 team.

Pigot excited by IndyCar lifeline with RLL Citrone/Buhl

Spencer Pigot believes that with the Grand Prix of Indianapolis being the first road course race of the NTT IndyCar Series season, he can show well this weekend despite the need to re-adapt to a new team and acclimate himself with the aeroscreen.

Citrone/Buhl confirms RLL partnership, Pigot as driver

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing has announced a partnership with Citrone/Buhl Autosport that will see Spencer Pigot enter the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500.

Top Stories of 2019, #19: IndyCar's changing of the guard

Motorsport.com continues its annual countdown of the biggest stories in racing with the surprising spate of established IndyCar drivers – James Hinchcliffe, Spencer Pigot, Sebastien Bourdais – losing their rides amid a wave of new talent arriving.

Pigot loses his ride with Ed Carpenter Racing

Spencer Pigot has been let go by Ed Carpenter Racing after three-and-a-half seasons with the team, and without personal sponsors he faces a struggle to find any full-time ride in the NTT IndyCar Series.

Pigot joins returning Juncos squad for IMSA finale

IndyCar driver Spencer Pigot will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for next month's Petit Le Mans season finale driving for Juncos Racing.

Carpenter aiming to retain Scuderia Corsa partnership

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.

Carpenter happy with team’s IndyCar GP, ready for 500 attack

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.

IndyCar’s big questions of 2019

As the NTT IndyCar Series gathers at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for the first large group test of 2019, David Malsher looks at some of the main topics to watch in the season ahead.

Pigot re-signs with Ed Carpenter Racing for 2019

Spencer Pigot will remain with Ed Carpenter Racing for the 2019 IndyCar series for his second full-time season at the outfit. 

Pigot’s first IndyCar podium a “weight off the shoulders”

Spencer Pigot, who became Ed Carpenter Racing’s full-time driver this year, says that scoring his first podium in the IndyCar Series was a relief and was simply the result of a strong car and a day where “everything went right.”

Pigot says Ferrucci showed lack of respect on IndyCar debut

Ed Carpenter Racing's Spencer Pigot says IndyCar debutant and Haas Formula 1 junior Santino Ferrucci caused a "silly" crash at Detroit that did not show respect for full-time drivers.

ECR “the best we’ve been as a two-car team,” says Carpenter

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.

“We should have been quicker!” says King despite record lap

Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet rookie Jordan King said he was happy with qualifying fourth for his first ever IndyCar race, but says he could have been even faster.

IndyCar 2018 – a team-by-team guide

Who can we expect to see challenging Team Penske for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series championship, and what are the achievable targets for all the teams in a season of technical upheaval? David Malsher is your guide.

IndyCar stars set for St. Pete’s Kart4Kids race and charity auction

Ten IndyCar drivers will be part of the lineup for this year’s Kart4Kids event on Wednesday which will raise money for the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Pigot “fully ready” for full-time IndyCar role

Spencer Pigot says that stepping across to the #21 Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet to campaign the full IndyCar season is what he’s been working towards his whole career.

Carpenter impressed by King, confirms IndyCar oval test

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.

Mazda Team Joest reveals IMSA line-up for 2018

Mazda Team Joest has revealed a revised full-time line-up for its IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship assault next year, while Spencer Pigot and Rene Rast will join for the four endurance events.

Carpenter, Power optimistic 2018 IndyCar can improve Phoenix race

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.

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Motorsport.com's Top 10 IndyCar drivers of 2017

Team Penske-Chevrolet scored 10 victories in the 17-race 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule, but remarkably there were still 10 different race winners and the finale featured four realistic title contenders. David Malsher assesses the elite.

Carpenter on Pigot’s progress and the search for a new driver

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.

Pigot gets full-time ride with Carpenter for 2018

After two seasons as road and street course driver of Ed Carpenter Racing’s #20 entry, Spencer Pigot will switch to the #21 in 2018 and race full-time in the Verizon IndyCar Series.

Pigot pushing himself, proving himself, hoping to stay at ECR

Right from the start of his sophomore IndyCar season, we’ve seen Spencer Pigot return to the daring, incisive and quick driver we saw in the junior categories. That form is making him a player in an intriguing silly season of speculation.

IndyCar 2017: Team by team mid-season review

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.

Detroit IndyCar: Top 10 quotes after race 1

Graham Rahal dominates to win first race of Belle Isle doubleheader

Indy 500: Bourdais leads Fast Friday, Alonso fourth fastest

Sebastien Bourdais led a Honda 1-2-3-4 on ‘Fast Friday’ of Indianapolis 500 practice, as cars ran with full-on qualifying setups for the first time.

Indy 500: Pigot crashes in Day 5 practice

Juncos Racing’s preparations for its first IndyCar race took a hard knock when Spencer Pigot crashed the #11 Chevrolet-powered car out of Turn 2, striking the SAFER barrier almost head-on.

Indy GP: Top 10 quotes after race

Will Power races to victory from the pole position winning the Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course

Indy 500 entry list completed with 33 cars

Assuming Buddy Lazier will soon confirm his Lazier Partners Racing entry, the 33 cars and drivers set to race in the 101st Indianapolis 500 have now fallen into place.

Juncos confirms Pigot for Indy 500

Juncos Racing has announced that Spencer Pigot will be one of its drivers at the 101st Indianapolis 500.

Long Beach IndyCar: Top 10 quotes after race

James Hinchcliffe completes comeback with Long Beach victory

Carpenter confirms two cars for Indy, Pigot free to look elsewhere

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.

IndyCar 2017 season preview, driver-by-driver

Just four days away from the opening round of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, here's your guide to each driver competing in three or more rounds.

Pigot confirmed at Ed Carpenter Racing

Spencer Pigot, who became ECR’s road/streetcourse driver in the #20 car last year, will retain this role in 2017, sharing his car with oval specialist team owner Ed Carpenter.

Chevrolet happy with IndyCar’s technical direction

Jim Campbell, GM’s VP of performance vehicles and motorsports, has stated he’s content with IndyCar freezing aerokits this year and switching to a universal kit for 2018, despite giving up one of Chevrolet’s perceived advantages.

Unser Jr, Fittipaldi, Rossi among RRDC’s new members

Twenty-five drivers and other motorsport figures have been added to the Road Racing Drivers Club, including champions and stars from around the world.

Mazda squad adds Hinchcliffe, Pigot for Rolex 24 attack

The Mazda Prototype team has announced IndyCar drivers James Hinchcliffe and Spencer Pigot will join the squad for this month's Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Pigot to return to Ed Carpenter Racing

Although the deal has not yet been finalized, Spencer Pigot will return to ECR-Chevrolet next year, again as Carpenter’s road/street course driver in car #20.

Pigot “totally focused” on retaining Carpenter ride in 2017

2016 IndyCar rookie Spencer Pigot says his only target right now is retaining his seat as Ed Carpenter Racing’s road/street course driver in the #20 car, to partner Josef Newgarden’s replacement J.R. Hildebrand.

Mazda reveals new DPi prototype

The RT24-P with which Mazda will be gunning for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship next year was unveiled today at the LA Auto Show.

Pagenaud leads IndyCar contingent at Petit Le Mans

New IndyCar champion Simon Pagenaud will join Action Express Racing for the WeatherTech Championship’s season finale at Road Atlanta next month, leading a host of IndyCar stars spread across two of IMSA’s classes.

IndyCar silly season: Who's going where in 2017?

Who goes where, and should we expect a huge game of musical chairs in the long IndyCar off-season? David Malsher breaks down some of the permutations.

"What They're Saying" from Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Practice

The Verizon IndyCar Series returned to the country's heartland today for this weekend's Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

Power sets fastest ever lap of Mid-Ohio

Will Power went quickest in second practice and set an unofficial track record, with the fastest lap in the history of the Mid-Ohio SportsCar Course.

Kimball, Pigot to judge USF2000 test winners

The Mazda Road to Indy Driver Advancement Program will see IndyCar racers Charlie Kimball and Spencer Pigot helping to judge the karters from MAXSpeed Entertainment programs to win a two-day USF2000 test

Mazda to honor 25th anniversary of Le Mans win at Watkins Glen

The two-car Mazda prototype team will run a special livery at the Sahlen Six Hours of the Glen this weekend.

"What They're Saying" from KOHLER Grand Prix

Top 10 quotes from the Kohler Grand Prix Verizon IndyCar Series race on the 4.014-mile Road America

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.

Pigot joins Ed Carpenter Racing for road and street courses

Reigning Indy Lights champion Spencer Pigot will add seven races to his debut part-time campaign in IndyCar, having signed a deal to drive the #20 Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet car.

Top 10 photos of the week: 2016-05-25

Your weekly dose of top 10 photos from around the world, shot by the award-winning Motorsport.com photographers and contributors.

IndyCar pleased with safety improvements following crashes  

Bill Pappas is satisfied that the new safety devices on IndyCars in 2016 are proving effective following the accidents to Spencer Pigot, Max Chilton and Pippa Mann this week at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

The key to Rahal's success? "We're the little giant"

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing continues to impress as a single-car operation, just as they did last season.

Power and Newgarden close Fast Friday with 232mph laps

Chevrolet-powered cars hit the top of the overall times with 1.4-bar qualifying boost, but Hondas retained their edge in no-tow speeds.

Pigot: “Before I knew it, I was going backwards”

Apart from a sore foot, Spencer Pigot is fine after his 220mph wreck at Turn 1 this afternoon, but he remains puzzled about why it happened.

Spencer Pigot crash halts Wednesday Indy 500 practice - video

Indianapolis 500 rookie Spencer Pigot has crashed heavily out of Turn 1, two hours into Wednesday practice.