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The more action, the better in Saturday night's Federated Auto Parts 400, as far as Carl Edwards is concerned.
"Yeah, I'm hoping for an insane race," said Edwards, who is clinging to the faintest of hopes of claiming a wild-card spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. "I want things to just be off the chart. I want rain delays and oil on the track. I want things to happen.
"I need this race to be insane. I need people running out of fuel and crazy cautions and four-wide down in Turn 1. That's what I need, and I'll take whatever I can get."
An engine failure last Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway put Edwards in a tenuous position. Not only must he win Saturday's race at Richmond International Raceway to have any chance of making the Chase, but he also needs both Kyle Busch and Jeff Gordon -- who are ahead of Edwards by 26 and 14 points, respectively -- to experience nothing short of catastrophe.
That's why Edwards hopes as many biz...
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Carl Edwards has been a victim of circumstance this season...
After the rain stopped and the smoked cleared on Saturday night, we're left with a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup that doesn't include two of the sport's brightest stars.
Neither Kyle Busch nor Carl Edwards is eligible for the Cup championship this season, but that's all right -- based on their respective bodies of work, neither deserves to be.
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Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion, has a chance to qualify for next week’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup if he can win and have luck fall his way in terms of the point standings. Edwards participated in a media session to discuss his chances Friday.
YOU’VE GOT A TALL ORDER ON SATURDAY. YOU NEED TO WIN AND HAVE SOME HELP ALONG THE WAY. “Somehow...
Ford NASCAR drivers Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards, Trevor Bayne and Matt Kenseth "race" each other in the EcoBoost®-powered 2013 Fusion with Auto Start-Stop to see who can achieve the best miles per gallon
Race fans can visit Ford's Fusion Facebook page at facebook.com/fordfusion to view a teaser video, see who bends the rules, and guess who they think won – the champion...
It was a poor showing for the Ford Racing camp in qualifying at the Richmond International Raceway for Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400. Carl Edwards led the way qualifying in the 16th spot, followed by Roush Fenway Racing teammate Matt Kenseth in 17th, Aric Almirola was 18th, and Michael McDowell was the only other Ford driver in the top 20, clocking in with the 19th best lap...
Roush Fenway has won nine times in the Nationwide Series at Richmond. In fact, Roush Fenway won its first two NNS races at Richmond in 1993 and never looked back. All in all, three different drivers have won a total of nine times in NNS action at Richmond, including Carl Edwards who has three wins there. In addition, Roush has 40 top fives and 55 top 10s in NNS racing at RIR.
After back-to-back Sprint Cup Championships in 2003 and 2004, Roush Fenway Racing followed up its back-to-back accomplishment with one of the finest encores in the sports history; placing all five of its Sprint Cup entries inside the 2005 10-team Chase field.
RFR drivers Carl Edwards, Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth, Kurt Busch and Mark Martin each placed their respective Fords in the...
Moving into Richmond both Greg Biffle and Matt Kenseth have clinched their respective spots in the 2012 Chase field. Carl Edwards will need a victory and for Kyle Busch to finish 24th or worse (with no laps led) this weekend and for Jeff Gordon to finish 12th or worse to secure a spot. If Busch or Gordon supplant Tony Stewart in the top 10, Edwards will be eliminated.
RFR Chase History...
Carl Edwards led the way with a lap of 22.073 seconds in the final practice for the Federated Auto Parts 400 from Richmond. Rounding out the top five was Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Burton, Jeff Gordon, and Martin Truex, Jr.