Found July 28, 2012 on Fox Sports:
For Carl Edwards, it's crunch time. With seven races to determine the NASCAR Chase to the Sprint Cup field, Edwards will face the competition for Sunday's Brickyard 400 with new crew chief Chad Norris calling the shots. Gone is veteran Cup crew chief Bob Osborne, who coached the No. 99 team for 251 of Edwards' 284 starts. Although Edwards was "really surprised" when Osborne described his medical condition (which he has not made public), the driver acknowledged his long-time crew chief "is a very tough man . . . a very dedicated individual" and it would be difficult for anyone to perform at this level given the situation. On the flip side, Edwards admits his team "obviously hasn't been as good as we should be compared to our teammates." That's an understatement. Matt Kenseth, who won his second Daytona 500 this year, currently leads the point standings. Greg Biffle was victorious at Texas and led the points for 11 weeks this seaso...

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Taken aback by speculation that his crew chief change was made largely because of the No. 99 team's disappointing performance this season, Carl Edwards spent a good portion of a 20-minute interview session explaining that former crew chief Bob Osborne really is dealing with significant health issues. Then Edwards was interrupted by some good-natured -- but still fairly sharp...

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