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CountryMark Congratulates Ed Carpenter on Winning the Pole Position


Indy 500 Ed Carpenter CarIndianapolis-based CountryMark extends its congratulations to IZOD IndyCar Series Veteran Ed Carpenter for earning the coveted pole position for the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500. Carpenter earned his first Indianapolis 500 pole position with a four-lap average of 228.762 mph. “We want to congratulate Ed and the entire ECR Team for winning the 2013 Indianapolis 500 pole position,” said CountryMark President and CEO Charlie Smith. “We were introduced to Ed and his Indiana-based racing team in early 2012. In addition to both of our organizations being Indiana based, we discovered we share similar expectations and values, like performance and excellence. It is a well matched relationship for CountryMark. We are very proud to be a part of Ed Carpenter Racing’s Indy 500 racing efforts.”


This is the second year CountryMark has joined the Ed Carpenter Racing Team as an associate sponsor of the #20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Chevrolet. “The Ed Carpenter Racing Team is adding a great deal of excitement to the Speedway this month and we’re honored to be part of that excitement,” said CountryMark Vice President of Marketing Jon Lantz. “To be able to support a hometown hero, like Ed Carpenter, is very meaningful to our employees, member co-ops, and customers; and we are wishing Ed all the best this Sunday.”