Originally written on Start 'N' Park Blog  |  Last updated 10/30/14

Carl Edwards enters New Hampshire Motor Speedway 11th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup point standings, 31 points behind 10th place.  In 18 starts this season, Edwards has accumulated two top-five and nine top-10 finishes, as well as one pole.

FOR THE RECORD…In 15 NSCS starts at NHMS, Edwards has achieved two top-five and three top-10 finishes. Edwards’ best finish at Loudon is second place, captured in July of 2006.

TURNING LAPS…Edwards has completed (99.9%) of the laps he has attempted at Loudon and has led 70 laps.  He has an average start of 15.5 and an average finish of 13.9.

ON THE TRACK…The No. 99 Fastenal Blue Team will be bringing RK-801 this weekend to New Hampshire. This car previously ran at Phoenix and Richmond this year. Edwards led 206 laps with this car at Richmond.

REWIND, LOUDON JULY 2011… Carl Edwards made his final pit stop with 84 laps to go and was going to be five laps short of making it to the end, but he was able to save enough fuel to make it to the finish line as cars all around him ran out of gas.  He finished the race in 13th place.

Chassis: RK-801, Last ran at Richmond in May, finished 10th.                                                                                         

Carl Edwards on New Hampshire: “Loudon has been really hot and cold for us.  It is a great race track for us because the Red Sox and Fenway Sports Group are based up there.  A win would be huge to have there.  It is a flat, simple track and that makes it really hard because most people know how to get around it but you have to have the car perfect and drive perfectly.  We had a chance to do the tire test up there a couple months ago and I think that helped me a little bit.  It is a deceivingly tough track.”

Crew chief Bob Osborne on New Hampshire: “New Hampshire is a challenging track and the race often comes down to fuel mileage.  Carl runs well there, although our results don’t always show that.  We were able to spend some extra time there for the tire test in May so that is a place we can certainly use the extra practice.”


Report: Jets will fire Rex Ryan, GM John Idzik on Monday

Braxton Miller has 'expressed interest' in Duke transfer?

Jim Harbaugh, 49ers mutually part ways

Mike Wallace benched for disciplinary reasons

Browns owner sends stern message to Johnny Manziel

Report: Ray Allen is leaning toward retirement


Ravens clinch playoff spot

DeMarco Murray, Dez Bryant set Cowboys records in win

Report: Browns feel Josh Gordon 'has to go'

Jets contacted Rex Ryan's agent about replacements for him

Justin Gilbert inactive after being late to team meeting

Report: Browns had to search for Manziel after he threw party

WATCH: Mike Tomlin goes after Reggie Nelson after game

WATCH: Ndamukong Suh steps on Aaron Rodgers

Nation's top recruit says he won't follow Jim Harbaugh

Eric Decker's wife was concerned about hubby's groin

WATCH: Lamar Miller has longest run in Dolphins history

WATCH: Pats fans serenade Pete Frates with 'Happy Birthday'

Harbaugh rumors affecting Michigan basketball ticket prices?

WATCH: Dez Bryant burns Redskins defender for TD

Detroit bar offering free food, booze if Lions beat Packers

Jameis Winston: I would throw in Richard Sherman's direction

WATCH: Nebraska safety pukes on field, keeps playing

WATCH: Nyquist holds puck for 28 seconds, scores OT winner

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

WATCH: Suh steps on Aaron Rodgers

Browns owner sends message to Manziel

Ray Allen leaning toward retirement?

Ravens clinch playoff spot

Murray, Bryant set team records

Pats fans serenade Pete Frates

Browns to part ways with Josh Gordon?

Manziel was late after throwing party?

Amari Cooper not a fan of New Orleans

Harbaugh to Mich. is done deal

WATCH: Jennifer Lawrence supports Louisville with chant

Did Bielema do ‘Horns Down’?

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.