Ed Carpenter Racing announced on Thursday that 5.11 Tactical have become the official tactical apparel and gear partner to the Verizon IndyCar Series team.
5.11 will provide ECR crew members with tactical performance gear as they prepare for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil which takes place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway next weekend.
Tom Davin, 5.11’s CEO commented on the announcement saying:
“We are excited to announce Ed Carpenter Racing as our newest partner in the world of 5.11 Motorsports. “Ed’s professionalism, tenacity, and years of success – both on and off the track – make the team an excellent ambassador for the 5.11 brand.” Davin concludes with, “As the only driver/owner in the series, we’re happy to support Ed’s mission and win together!
Team owner Ed Carpenter commented saying:
“I’m thrilled to have 5.11 join the team. “We’re on the road a lot during the year whether it be for races, testing or other team requirements, so it’s critical for us to have well-made and comfortable gear that can keep up with everything our team does. With 5.11, we can keep our focus on the team’s performance and race to the best of our abilities.
Ed Carpenter Racing are running three cars in the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil with Danica Patrick joining the team alongside Ed Carpenter and Spencer Pigot for the month of May.