Originally written on Start 'N' Park Blog  |  Last updated 10/19/14

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 20: Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, drives during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 20, 2009 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
This entry of news and notes for the Sprint All-Star Racing from Charlotte focuses in on Roush Fenway Racing driver Carl Edwards and his #99 Fastenal Ford. Edwards is coming off a 7th place finish at Darlington. Team: No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion
Crew Chief: Bob Osborne
Chassis: RK-782 – Most recently ran at California in March, finished fifth Edwards, NSCS at the Sprint All-Star Race:
Year                             Start                Finish              Laps                 Status
2005                            7                      15                    57/90               Accident
2006                            13                     4                     90/90               Running
2008                            19                    10                                  100/100             Running
2009                            14                    5                      100/100           Running
2010                            21                    21                    90/100             Accident
2011                            4                      1                      100/100           Running Edwards’ Sprint Showdown Results
2007                            1                         3                   40/40               Running
2010                            26                      10                  40/40               Running  Carl Edwards on racing at the Sprint All Star Race:
“We need the All-Star race right now.  It’s a race where we can just go, let it all hang out, have some fun and not worry about any points.  We’re just going for the win in each segment and hopefully get to victory lane like we did last year.  That was a blast and one of the neatest nights of my career, so I’m excited to just go out there and have some fun.” Crew Chief Bob Osborne on racing at the Sprint All Star Race:
“It’s an honor to compete in the All Star race, and it’s always fun to race without the pressure of points so everyone on the team is excited for Saturday night.  We won it last year which was a great accomplishment for our team.  The format has changed some which puts more emphasis on winning the segments so the new rules always make for an interesting race every year.” Fast Facts
  • Carl      Edwards will      make his seventh appearance in the Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor      Speedway this weekend.  In his      previous starts he has one win, three top-five and four top-10 finishes.
  • THE      CAR…. The No.      99 Fastenal Blue Team will be unloading chassis RK-782 for this weekend’s      event. Edwards raced this Ford Fusion at California in March of this year      where he finished fifth.
  • A LITTLE      HISTORY… Roush      Fenway Racing has won four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star races.  Mark Martin won the event in 1998 and      2005, Matt Kenseth took the checkered flag in 2004 and Carl Edwards in      2011.
  • PIT CREW      SPOTLIGHT… The No.      99 Fastenal crew will participate in the annual Sprint All-Star Pit Crew      Challenge on Thursday night, May 17 at Time Warner Cable Arena in      Charlotte.  The event will be aired      at 8 p.m. that evening on SPEED.
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