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Carl Edwards got his No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion back on the track to participate in single car runs during Friday’s second practice for Sunday’s Daytona 500. Edwards who has wrecked four race cars dating back to Preseason Thunder testing here at Daytona in January, and crew chief Jimmy Fennig talked about getting back out on the track and putting the bad luck behind them.
DO YOU FIND YOURSELF BEING ANTSY IN PRACTICE AFTER THE FOUR WRECKS? “Well, tomorrow we are going to draft so I looked at Jimmy (Fennig) and he said, ‘Hey, we are here to race and forget about what happened, it doesn’t mean anything and we have to prepare the best we can.’ So we are going to go out there and run with the pack and see what we’ve got and just race.”
WHEN YOU HAVE THE BAD LUCK LIKE THAT DO YOU GO OUT THERE AND NOT WANT ANYBODY TO GET AROUND YOU? “Kind of. Jimmy was kind of a little reality check there because if he had been down and out and nervous it would have really fueled mine but he said to forge...
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It’s been a dismal Speedweeks at the Daytona International Speedway for Carl Edwards this season. After earning the pole for the 2012 Daytona 500 last season picking up from a second place finish in the final standings of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season the year prior, bad luck set on.
It’s continued for the start of the 2013 season so far.
Edwards has wrecked four times in his...
Carl Edwards was involved in his fifth wreck in 30 days at Daytona International Speedway, continuing his string of bad luck.
Edwards was coming into this season hopeful of a better start after his disappointing 2012 season. The good news for Edwards is this is only race 1 of 36.
The accident happened when Brad Keselowski got bundled up in between David Reutimann and Trevor Bayne...
Edwards in the 500:
-Edwards will make his ninth start in the Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 24th. Last year Edwards swept the pole in the famed event, moving on to an eighth-place finish. He finished second in the race in 2011; pushing fellow RFR teammate Trevor Bayne to the victory.
Edwards at Daytona:
-Edwards’ average start in the Sprint Cup Series at Daytona International Speedway...
CARL EDWARDS (No. 99 FASTENAL Ford Fusion) – ACCIDENT QUOTES
WHAT HAPPENED? “I don’t know exactly what happened. It looked like Denny (Hamlin) got sideways and wrecked us. That is the fourth time we have wrecked since we have been down here. I told Jimmy we wrecked four times, so we have the black flag already and the race hasn’t even started. We are getting it out of our...
Arguably, what happened at Talladega in 2009 may have saved lives at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday afternoon.
Nearly four years ago, Carl Edwards' Ford was launched into the catch fence at Talladega in a last-lap crash, and debris from that incident injured eight fans in the front grandstand.
In Saturday's DRIVE4COPD Nationwide Series race at Daytona, a last...
Racing in close quarters with Carl Edwards during the first practice for Thursday's Budweiser Duel 150 qualifying races, Ryan Newman's Chevy SS got loose and spun across the nose of Edwards' Ford. Those two cars and the Toyota of Mark Martin all sustained damaged in the ensuing crash.
"I was up close to Ryan, and then, all of a sudden, his car just got a little loose...
Carl Edwards and Trevor Bayne were involved in a crash during the first Budweiser Duel from the Daytona International Speedway. Below are quotes from both drivers on what happened out there.
CARL EDWARDS (No. 99 FASTENAL Ford Fusion)
WHAT HAPPENED? “I don’t know exactly what happened. It looked like Denny (Hamlin) got sideways and wrecked us. That is the fourth time we have wrecked...
Trevor Bayne, Denny Hamlin, Carl Edwards among those caught up in