After 7 Seasons, Fuzzy’s Vodka Won’t Sponsor Ed Carpenter Racing For 2019 IndyCar Series Season

INDIANAPOLIS – After seven consecutive seasons, one of the most recognizable partnerships in the IndyCar Series will conclude as the relationship between Ed Carpenter Racing and Fuzzy’s Vodka has come to an end. While Fuzzy’s Vodka will concentrate on business initiatives outside of motorsports moving forward, Ed Carpenter Racing’s 2019 plans are unaffected with the No. 20 and No. 21 entries still competing full-time. Fuzzy’s Vodka has been with Ed Carpenter Racing since the team’s debut season in 2012 and has supported ECR in each of the 118 IndyCar Series events…

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Scuderia Corsa Merges With Ed Carpenter Racing And Puts Ed Jones In Seat For 2019, ECR Has 2 Of Last 3 Indy Lights Champions Now

INDIANAPOLIS – Scuderia Corsa officials told me immediately after the Indianapolis 500 concluded last May that they’ll be back. While the magnitude to how they’ll be back wasn’t known, they said that they’ll at least run the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 with the goal of more races. Well, on Wednesday, the team unveiled their plans for the 2019 IndyCar Series season and hired Ed Jones as their driver. 

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Kasey Kahne Spotted At IndyCar Season Finale In Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif – Kasey Kahne will miss his second consecutive Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend while battling dehydration problems. It all surfaced following the Southern 500 on Labor Day weekend where the Leavine Family Racing driver said he struggled to finish the final 100 laps. He’d sit out last weeks Brickyard 400 and announced this past week that he’ll miss at least the next three races as well. While his plans are to return to his No. 95 Chevrolet at some point this fall, his driving days in…

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Carpenter Trying To Retain King For 2019, Says He Will Also Run All Ovals Still Too

SONOMA, Calif – On Thursday, Ed Carpenter Racing announced that they had signed an extension with Spencer Pigot to keep the young American in the seat for the No. 21 Chevrolet for the 2019 IndyCar Series season. The team talked about that on Friday at the Sonoma Raceway as well as their overall plans for next year. Team owner Ed Carpenter said that he hopes to keep ECR the exact same next season as he will definitely drive on all five oval events in the No. 20 Chevrolet and hope to…

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Saturday Night’s DXC Technology 600 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio) A Great Shot For Carpenter To Get Back To Victory Lane

Ed Carpenter hasn’t won a Verizon IndyCar Series race since 2014. That was at the Texas Motor Speedway in fact, the site of this weekend’s race. But, that four year long winless streak could come to an end in Saturday night’s DXC Technology 600 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). In his first two starts of the 2018 season, Carpenter started 18th but charged to a seventh place effort at Phoenix, the earned the pole for the Indy 500 and brought his No. 20 Chevrolet home runner-up. If things went his…

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Carpenter Says His 2nd Place Finish Will Feel Good In A Couple Of Days, Will Come Back Stronger Next Year

INDIANAPOLIS – The loudest cheers in driver intros for Sunday’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 were for the hometown hero Ed Carpenter. That wasn’t surprising though. Carpenter, put the crowd to their feet on his qualifying run last Sunday too. In the ‘500 mile race on a sun filled hot afternoon at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Carpenter led a race-high 65 laps. That kept the Indiana faithful engaged all afternoon. This was by far his best race at his home track ever. The Butler University grad would bring his No.…

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Carpenter Beats The Penske’s For 102nd Running Of The Indianapolis 500 Pole (11 a.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network)

INDIANAPOLIS – A lot of drama ensued on Saturday when James Hinchcliffe and Pippa Mann were dramatically bumped from racing in next Sunday’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 (11 a.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network). The only real drama we thought would ensue on Sunday was which one of the four Team Penske drivers would be starting on the pole for the May 27 race. Instead, the hometown hero shocked them all. 

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Carpenter Earns Top 10 Finish In 1st Start of Season

AVONDALE, AZ – In 2014, Ed Carpenter stepped out of a full-time seat in the Verizon IndyCar Series to just race in the ovals instead. The first year it paid off big. Mike Conway, the driver he was splitting duties with, reached victory lane that year on the road/street courses. Carpenter, well he won at Texas. Out of Carpenter’s six starts in 2014, four of them resulted with a top 10 finish, two in the top five. But, in the last three years, 17 starts in total, Carpenter has yet to…

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INDYCAR Sleepers Shaping Up To Earn Bettors Possibly Tons of Monday This Weekend In Phoenix

AVONDALE, AZ – If I had some extra cash aside, I wish I did but I don’t, but if I did, the Verizon IndyCar Series race at the ISM Raceway on Saturday night could potentially net me, or someone else wise enough with some extra cash sitting aside to bet on the race, a ton of money. See, the series is rapidly rising up the popularity ranks. But, unfortunately, they’re not quite there yet on the mainstream market. For bettors, well it’s a series that if you have a little bit…

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Pigot To Contest at Phoenix For 1st Time Ever, Leaning On Carpenter For Guidance

AVONDALE, AZ – This weekend’s Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix (9:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) will be the third trip the Verizon IndyCar Series has made to the ISM Raceway since their long awaited return. For Spencer Pigot, he’s heading to Phoenix as a rookie. See, Pigot didn’t have a full-time ride in the series the last two seasons. He contested on all the road/street course races and the Indianapolis 500. Even with the Indy Lights Series raced on the 1.022-mile oval, Pigot wasn’t in the series. He won…

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