Driver: Ed Carpenter Jr
Team: E & J Motorsports
Number: 29
Sponsor: Publix Supermarkets
Hometown: Newnan, GA
Birthday: April 24, 1971

Ed is a US Navy Veteran, served as a Cryptologic Technician in Operation Desert Storm from 1988-92. He is a retired Manager from Publix Supermarkets. Ed opened an automotive repair facility in 2010. He finally got the chance to “retire” full-time in 2016.

Ed is married for 20+ yrs, has 3 boys ages 19, 24 and 26. His oldest son currently serving in the US Navy as a MMN1(Machinists Mate Nuclear) on the SSBN 742, USS Wyoming.

Ed enjoys racing sims and started with the Papyrus NASCAR Racing on PC using only the w,s,a,d buttons! he is an avid fan of fps multiplayer games such as Battlefield 1.