Carl Edwards signs an autograph during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 12, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images for NASCAR
By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
Usually as a motorsports writer you write specifically about auto racing, however occasionally stories will pop up that are out of the realm of tire wear, oil changes and laptimes. One of those stories is the one that cropped up with the release of Amanda Beard’s new book. In it she has a chapter on her relationship with Carl Edwards. In that chapter she states that Edwards was selfish, and he didn’t help her in times of need including an addiction she had to cocaine.
Carl Edwards Friday at Texas Motor Speedway responded to Beard’s book:
“Well I thought about that a lot, and i couldn’t come up with a good explanation or answer for you you guys, because I truly didn’t know what to think about it. I considered us friends. I...