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IndyCar 2013: Ed Carpenter Still a Long Shot Despite Winning Pole

Even after winning the pole for the Indianapolis 500, it’s still unlikely that Ed Carpenter actually pulls off the win at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Carpenter won the pole position on Saturday, with the Indy Motor Speedway's official Twitter account announcing his victory.The last win for Carpenter came in September of last year, winning the MAVTV 500 after starting fifth.  In the 141 races he has started, he has only won twice. This is actually Carpenter’s second career pole position, despite racing for 10 years.  For a racer who has been in the IndyCar series for so long, you would expect to see more wins and pole positions.In his career at the Indy 500, Carpenter’s average finish is around 15.  That...

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