Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 8/11/12
Since losing the Sprint Cup title last year to Tony Stewart by the slimmest of margins, Carl Edwards has struggled. It's been 54 races since his last Cup victory - at Las Vegas in March 2011 - and he's fallen out of the top 10 in points this year, in desperate need of a win to make the Chase for the championship. He can still wheel it in the Nationwide series, though, and proved it Saturday. Edwards won his first start of the season in the series, holding off nemesis Brad Keselowski on two late restarts at Watkins Glen International. ''We got the trophy, and that is nice to win a race,'' said Edwards, who stuck his customary back flip off his car afterward. ''We really need to win a race in the Cup series. I think this will help with that. It never hurts to get to Victory Lane. ''The back flip I was a little nervous about. I haven't done one of those for a while. I had to stop and think, OK, feet over the head, look at the ground. I've been watching a lot of the Olympics, but th...
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