Profile on Conor Daly; Indycar; #20 | Ed Carpenter Racing
• Joins Ed Carpenter Racing for the Road and Street courses in 2020.
• Has wins in both Star Mazda (now Indy Pro 2000) and Indy Lights competition and won the 2010
Indy Pro 2000 title
• Has tested an F1 car for Force India. Won at Barcelona in GP3 and was the inaugural MRF Challenge
Series champion in India.
• A second-generation race driver, Conor is the son of Derek Daly, who reached the pinnacle of
the sport, competing in Formula 1 and Indy cars for well over a decade. His mother, Beth Boles,
won a Novice Jet Ski World title in 1990 and his stepfather J. Douglas Boles is the president of
Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
• Appeared in Season 30 of CBS’ “The Amazing Race” with fellow NTT INDYCAR SERIES competitor
Alexander Rossi. The pair finished fourth in the adventure reality show. Also competed on American
• Ambassador for eSports team named Lazarus
INDYCAR CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2019: Competed in seven NTT INDYCAR SERIES races with Andretti Autosport, Arrow Schmidt Peterson
Motorsports and Carlin…Recorded best finish of sixth at World Wide Technology Raceway for Carlin…
Finished a career-best 10th in the Indianapolis 500 for Andretti Autosport. 2018: Competed in four NTT
INDYCAR SERIES races with Harding Steinbrenner Racing and Dale Coyne Racing dba Thom Burns Racing…
Recorded best finish of 11th at Toronto. 2017: Finished 18th in NTT INDYCAR SERIES point standings for A.J.
Foyt Racing with a best finish of fifth at World Wide Technology Raceway…Recorded four top-10 finishes,
three in the final five races of the season. 2016: Finished 18th as an NTT INDYCAR SERIES rookie for Dale
Coyne Racing with a best finish of second at Belle Isle-1…Led a career-high 22 laps at Mid-Ohio. 2015:
Competed in NTT INDYCAR SERIES races for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports with a best finish of sixth at Belle
Isle-2…Led 12 laps at Belle Isle-2, his first laps led in the series…Received a last-minute call up from Dale
Coyne Racing to compete at Long Beach where he finished 17th…Had preseason Indy car test with Schmidt
Peterson Motorsports. 2013: Made NTT INDYCAR SERIES debut at Indianapolis 500 for AJ Foyt Racing,
finishing 22nd after qualifying 31st. 2012: Tested Indy car for A.J. Foyt Racing.
OTHER RACING EXPERIENCE
2019: Was a three-time race winner in Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America and earned a third-place
finish in the Super Trofeo World Finals in Spain…Competed in midget car dirt races, the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl
Nationals, Driven2SaveLives BC39 at The Dirt Track at IMS and the Western World Championships.. 2018:
Made NASCAR Xfinity Series debut at Road America for Roush Fenway Racing. 2017: Competed in Rolex
24 at Daytona races in the Prototype Challenge Class with Starworks. 2015: Competed in six Tudor United
SportsCar Championship races in the Prototype Challenge Class for Performance Tech Motorsports. Recorded
three podium finishes, including a 6 hour, 27 minute stint in the 12 Hours of Sebring. 2014: Competed in GP2
with Venezuela GP Lazarus with best finish of seventh at Hungaroring sprint race…Competed in Rolex 24
At Daytona. 2013: Finished third in GP3 for ART Grand Prix with win at Valencia and six podium finishes…
Competed in GP2 at Sepang for Hilmer Motorsport, scoring points with seventh-place finish in the feature
race…Finished third in Indy Lights for Team Moore Racing at Houston…Won inaugural MRF Challenge
series in India with two wins in five starts…Drove in one Indy Lights race, finishing third at Houston for Team
Moore Racing. 2012: Finished sixth in GP3 for Lotus GP with win at Barcelona and five podium finished…
Conducted Formula One aerodynamic tests for Force India. 2011: Competed in five Indy Lights events for Sam
Schmidt Motorsports, winning at Long Beach…Drove in GP3 for Carlin with a best finish of fifth in Hungary.
2010: Won Star Mazda championship for Juncos Racing with series-record seven wins, nine poles, 12
podiums…Also set records for most laps led and largest winning points margin…Won Gorsline scholarship
for performance and potential, presented by Sir Stirling Moss in London. 2009: Finished third in Star Mazda
championship with one win, one pole and six podiums. 2008: Won Skip Barber National Championship with
five wins…Was Canadian Formula Ford 1600 Rookie of the Year after scoring five consecutive wins and three
new lap records…Awarded the prestigious Team USA Scholarship. Won Walter Hayes Formula Ford Trophy,
Silverstone, England. Was first-ever American winner of the event. 2007: Won Stars of Karting TaG East
championship with five consecutive pole positions…Won debut race in Skip Barber Regional series.
Early career: Won 2006 World Karting Association Junior Nationals as 14-year-old…Won TaG World Championships
pro invitational race at New Castle (Ind.) Motorsports Park in 2006…Was Kart Racers of America Junior
Yamaha champion in 2005…Named 2005 Kart Racers of America Junior Driver of the Year…Three-time
World Karting Association champion…Competed in go-karting winning the Indiana State Champion (Yamaha)
2020 SEASON OUTLOOK
“It’s very rare to have a partner as loyal as the U.S. Air Force! I couldn’t be any more proud to represent them. It’s
a very special group of people and that for sure adds pressure because I want to make them proud. ECR is going to have
an extremely strong program this year and we’re going to get some trophies to go with our incredible-looking car!