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Carl Edwards has been a victim of circumstance this season...
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You don't want to make everybody mad at you, but if I'm Carl Edwards, I'm going to be like a bull. I'm dropping my head and I'm running over anything in my way to get that win Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway.
Because, if for some reason fellow NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup contenders Kyle Busch and Jeff Gordon get wrecked and, once again, they...
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...
Tony Stewart will be losing Office Depot as sponsor of his #14 Chevrolet after the 2012, noted by the AP via Yahoo! Sports. Office Depot had been in NASCAR going back to 2004 when it first sponsored Carl Edwards and moved to Stewart in 2009. This was the second big sponsor to tell Stewart-Haas Racing they will be leaving. Earlier in the year the US Army told them they would be bowing...
There's a lot at stake Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. So how do Chase-contending teams handle the pressure leading into and during the race?
The key right now for these teams, as they roll in there - and I don't care whether you're in or you're out or you're just trying to get a win - is to try to maintain a certain amount of consistency and...
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.
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.