INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Vision Racing driver Ed Carpenter put down his fastest lap of practice Thursday in the No. 20 Fuzzy's Ultra Premium Vodka as he and his Panther Racing crew prepare for the 2010 Indianapolis 500. Carpenter's fast lap of 225.283 mph slotted him as the 11th fastest driver on the speed charts by the end of the day.
Carpenter completed a total of 29 laps in his Vision Racing's No. 20 Honda powered Dallara, sponsored by Fuzzy's Ultra Premium Vodka. He will be making his 100th IZOD IndyCar Series start and is preparing for his seventh Indianapolis 500-mile race and sixth with Vision Racing. Last season Carpenter started 17th and drove to eighth place finish. His best drive at Indianapolis came in 2008 when he started 10th, drove his first career IndyCar Series leader laps (3) and finished fifth.
Thursday evening between 6 and 9 p.m (ET), Carpenter and Fuzzy Zoeller will be guest bartenders at Ruth's Chris Northside Indianapolis location. Ruth's Chris is an associate sponsor on Vision Racing's No. 20 entry for the 2010 Indianapolis 500 and is also proudly serves Fuzzy's Ultra Premium Vodka.
-source: vision racing