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Ed Jones
Ed  Jones
Ed Carpenter Racing
20 Chevrolet United Arab Emirates Road To Indy Graduate
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Ed Jones
rank
21
Career stats
Indy Car History
Championships: 0
Indy 500 Wins: 0
Total Poles
0
Race Wins
0
Birthday
Feb 12, 1995
Hometown
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Residence
Miami, FL

ON TRACK

  • Will race in the road/street events and Indianapolis 500 with Ed Carpenter Racing in his third season in the NTT IndyCar Series
  • 2017 IndyCar Series Rookie of the Year
  • 2016 Indy Lights champion for Carlin after winning five times in two seasons.

OFF TRACK

  • Enjoys karting, boxing, mixed martial arts, music, cycling and soccer.

CAREER STATS

YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
2019 NTT IndyCar Series 4 0 0 0 0 0 3
2018 NTT IndyCar Series 17 0 0 2 8 1 13
2017 NTT IndyCar Series 17 0 0 1 5 0 13
Total 38 0 0 3 13 1 29
YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES** TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
2016 Indy Lights 18 2 8 12 16 145 17
2015 Indy Lights 16 3 3 11 15 148 15

RAF = Running at Finish

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First Start
March 12, 2017 (St. Petersburg)

NTT IndyCar Series

  • 2018
    • Finished 13th in the NTT IndyCar Series point standings for Chip Ganassi Racing with best finish of third at Long Beach and Belle Isle-2.
    • Led a lap at Texas, his first lap led in his career.
    • Qualified career-best fourth at Belle Isle-2.
  • 2017
    • Finished 14th as an NTT IndyCar Series rookie for Dale Coyne Racing with a best finish of third at the Indianapolis 500.
    • Named Rookie of the Year for the 2017 season.
    • Had five top-10 finishes.

Ed's Road To Indy

  • 2016
    • Won Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires championship for Carlin with wins at Barber Motorsports Park and Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.
    • Claimed a total of eight podium finishes and eight pole positions, including at the Freedom 100 at Indianapolis.
    • Tested an NTT IndyCar Series car at Sonoma with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing.
  • 2015
    • Finished third in his rookie Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires season, with victories in the first three races of the year.
    • Claimed a total of seven podium finishes and three pole positions.
    • Tested an NTT IndyCar Series car at Sonoma with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing.
  • 2014
    • Earned two podium finishes in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Carlin, missing three races midseason due to a back injury.
    • Claimed eight podiums and one pole position in the inaugural Florida Winter Series, organized by the Ferrari Driver Academy.
  • 2013
    • Became the youngest European F3 Open Champion with six wins, 10 podium finishes and four pole positions.
    • Finished third in the British Formula 3 National Class with five wins and four poles in six races.
    • Competed in the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup/2.0 NEC.
  • 2012
    • Competed in Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0/2.0 NEC.
  • 2011
    • Made his debut in single-seaters in the Intersteps Championship, finishing fourth overall with one victory.
    • Raced raced in the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, the British Formula Renault Championship and the Formula Renault UK Finals Series.
  • 2010
    • Won numerous junior karting championships in the UAE.
Ed Carpenter Racing

In late 2011, Ed Carpenter Racing was created with Ed Carpenter himself assuming responsibilities of both owner and driver.

Carpenter drove the full 2012 and 2013 seasons in his own car, scoring his first win as both owner and driver in the team’s first season. The Indianapolis native solidified his status as a hometown favorite when he won back-to-back pole positions for the 2013 and 2014 Indianapolis 500s.

Heading into 2014, Carpenter shifted his driving focus exclusively to ovals and hired Mike Conway to compete in the road and street course events. ECR won three races in 2014 – Carpenter at Texas Motor Speedway and Conway at Long Beach and the second of the Toronto doubleheader events.

ECR combined with Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing for 2015, forming a two-car effort known as CFH Racing. Prior to the 2016 season, Carpenter resumed full ownership and Ed Carpenter Racing returned. Full-time driver Josef Newgarden scored three wins in those two seasons, including leading teammate Luca Filippi to the team’s first-ever 1-2 finish.

After three years of driving for ECR during the Month of May, JR Hildebrand stepped into the full-time role in 2017 and scored two podium finishes. Carpenter qualified second for the Indianapolis 500, his third front row start in five years and the team’s fourth. Spencer Pigot, who joined the team midway through the 2016 season as the road and street course driver.

Pigot was named the full-time driver of ECR’s No. 21 entry in 2018 and scored his first Indy car podium with a second place at Iowa Speedway. Carpenter, who shared the No. 20 car with British rookie Jordan King – scored his third Indianapolis 500 pole and finished second in the race, which saw ECR expand to three cars as Danica Patrick joined the team to close out her motorsports career.

In 2019, ECR and Scuderia Corsa will combine their efforts to field Ed Jones in 13 of 17 events. Jones will join Carpenter in the No. 20, handling the road and street course events as Carpenter continues to drive on the ovals.

Jones will shift to the No. 64 Ed Carpenter Racing Scuderia Corsa Chevrolet for the Indianapolis 500 as ECR moves back to a three-car lineup. Pigot will drive the No. 21 in his fourth year with ECR and his second season as the team’s full-time driver.

 

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