Spencer Pigot Crashes In Turn 2 on Fast Friday, Zach Veach in Turn 1

INDIANAPOLIS – If there’s any team outside of Buddy Lazier’s that can’t afford to have a crashed race car, it’s Juncos Racing. They recently purchased both KVSH Racing cars in the offseason, so with two drivers here this month, they can’t afford to see one of those cars wadded up. Unfortunately, towards the end of Fast Friday, they saw a car wrecked. Spencer Pigot lost control of his No. 11 Chevrolet in the apex of the second turn at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and crashed hard right side first into the…

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Juncos Racing Signs Spencer Pigot on Tuesday, Sebastian Saavedra for Indy 500 on Wednesday

INDIANAPOLIS – A few weeks ago, we had a whole slew of driver announcements for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. From Pippa Mann to Zach Veach to Jack Harvey to Fernando Alonso, signings were coming in bunches. But, we haven’t had any news since then. We started to wonder where the other three cars were going to come from. Until the last two days. We already knew that Juncos Racing would be entering at least one driver in this months race, as they previously announced that they would with…

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ECR Duo Looking Forward to Racing in Historic Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

INDIANAPOLIS – It seems to be a common theme around the Verizon IndyCar Series paddock this week, they’re all looking forward to racing on the streets of Long Beach. The common wording being thrown around about this weekend’s race is “historic” “iconic” or even the phrase “one of my favorite street courses.” The same goes for both Ed Carpenter Racing drivers. Spencer Pigot will make his first IndyCar start on the 1.968-mile southern California track, but it won’t be his first career start there. Pigot, who’s car this weekend will feature…

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Loki the Wolfdog to Sponsor Spencer Pigot at Long Beach

INDIANAPOLIS – Loki the Wolfdog, an Instagram star with more 1.4 million followers, will serve as primary sponsor in a partnership with Rising Star Racing for Spencer Pigot’s No. 20 Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet at this week’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The iconic race on the 1.968-mile temporary street circuit in Southern California is the second of 17 races on the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule. On-track action begins Friday with practice and culminates with Sunday’s 34th annual Indy car race at the venue (4 p.m. ET, NBCSN and…

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Who Will be IndyCar’s Next 1st Time Winner?

INDIANAPOLIS – The 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series entry-list is virtually known at this point, as it appears that 21 cars will attempt to run in all the upcoming races this season. One of those entries though is split between two drivers meaning 22 drivers will make up the field. Among those 22 drivers though, are six winless ones and among those six, are very talented racers that are deserving of their opportunities. What I’m getting at is this upcoming seasons entry-list is among arguably the most deepest as well as potentially…

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Spencer Pigot To Return to Ed Carpenter Racing In Road/Street Course Role

INDIANAPOLIS – One of the last dominoes in the Verizon IndyCar Series silly season is set fall on Tuesday morning. Ed Carpenter Racing will announce that Spencer Pigot will share the No. 20 Chevrolet with Ed Carpenter for the 2017 season in the same role that he had with the team for the second half of the 2016 season at 10 am tomorrow morning. Pigot, 23, won the 2015 Indy Lights championship and used the $1-million Mazda Road to Indy scholarship to a three-race deal with Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing for 2016.…

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Samsung to Sponsor Spencer Pigot for Final 2 IndyCar Races of 2016

WATKINS GLEN, NY – Ed Carpenter Racing got some great news this week as the No. 20 Chevrolet entry shared by Ed Carpenter and Spencer Pigot will get funded for the final two races of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season. With Carpenter only racing on ovals, that means his season is done as the final two events are on road courses. Pigot, will pilot the ride this weekend at Watkins Glen and in two weeks at Sonoma, but he brought some funding to the game now too. Samsung will…

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