INDYCAR: Allison Transmission Holdings to Back Carpenter During Month of May

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INDIANAPOLIS — official team release — ECR photo — Allison Transmission Holdings announced Wednesday that they will sponsor Ed Carpenter Racing for the two Verizon IndyCar Series events at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May, including the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. Allison will appear on the No. 20 car which will be driven by two-time Indianapolis 500 pole winner and …

INDYCAR: Ed Carpenter Racing Returns to Verizon IndyCar Series; Alliance With SFHR Dissolved

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SPEEDWAY, Ind. – official team release — Chris Owens/IndyCar photo — The organization that operated as CFH Racing during the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season will become known as Ed Carpenter Racing (ECR), effective immediately. The team will remain headquartered in its current location at 1255 Main Street in Speedway, Ind. Ed Carpenter, Tony George and Stuart Reed are the …

INDYCAR: Verizon IndyCar Series Personalities Commit to Dan Wheldon Pro-Am Karting Event

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INDIANAPOLIS – official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Scott Dixon, Sarah Fisher, Ed Carpenter and Sebastian Saavedra are among the drivers who have committed to participating in the third Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge at New Castle (Ind.) Motorsports Park on Sept. 19. The race features Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy drivers representing teams backed …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: Musical Chairs; With Conway Out, Who Steps Into The CFH No. 20?

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INDIANAPOLIS — Column by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — The new IndyCar season is still four months away, but the PRI Trade Show in Indianapolis has thrown the series back into the spotlight with exciting new announcements breaking from the conference. Buried beneath several other important news stories emerging from the week …

INDYCAR: CFH Racing to Field Chevrolets for 2015 IndyCar Season

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INDIANAPOLIS – official release — John Cote photo — Carpenter Fisher Hartman Racing, a partnership between Ed Carpenter, Sarah Fisher and Wink Hartman, and Chevrolet announced today that the famed automobile manufacturer will provide engines and aero kits for the team’s entries in the Verizon IndyCar Series for the 2015 season. CFH Racing is scheduled to field two cars in the 2015 …

INDYCAR: Ed Carpenter, Sarah Fisher to Reunite; Teams to Merge for 2015 and Form CFH Racing

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WEST ALLIS, Wis. — official release via INDYCAR — INDYCAR photo — Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing announced Aug. 16 that they will form a multi-car organization for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series. The team will be known as CFH Racing. The two single-car teams, based in Indianapolis, will be headquartered at the Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing …

INDYCAR: Ed Carpenter Tops 231; Wins Second-Straight Indianapolis 500 Pole

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SPEEDWAY, IN — story by Race Chaser open wheel correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Walter Kuhn photo — As an Indianapolis native and long-overshadowed member of the IndyCar Series, Ed Carpenter’s 2013 Indianapolis 500 pole was an emotional accomplishment, but winning the pole is now twice as nice for the owner-driver, who put the ECR Fuzzy’s Vodka #20 Chevrolet atop the scoring …

INDYCAR: Hometown Hero Ed Carpenter Paces Day 1 of Indianapolis 500 Qualifying

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SPEEDWAY, IN — Story by Race Chaser Online open wheel correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Jim Haines photo — One year ago, on Pole Day 2013, hometown hero Ed Carpenter tugged the crowd to its feet and stormed to the pole against the odds and heavier funded teams at Indianapolis. A year removed from the magical scene and an Indy 500 …