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Ed Carpenter signs with Chevrolet for 2012 season

Ed Carpenter Racing signed with Chevrolet as its engine provider for the upcoming IndyCar season.Carpenter confirmed the deal with Chevrolet to The Associated Press on Monday morning, hours before IndyCar's planned State of the Sport presentation. He was to be officially introduced as a Chevy driver during the evening events.Carpenter, who left Sarah Fisher Racing at the end of last season to start his own team, had found landing an engine deal to be one of the most difficult elements of team ownership. IndyCar this season is going to three engine manufacturers — Chevrolet, Honda and Lotus — but supply is somewhat limited.Chevrolet went into the offseason with four teams already signed consisting of 10 cars. Carpenter should push Chevrolet's total to 11 full-time teams, more than any other manufacturer.But he said his first choice was always Chevrolet."It took a little longer to get to this point than I thought it would, it was a long process," he said. "We came to the table late compa...

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