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Carl Edward’s; driver of the No.60 Subway Ford Mustang for Roush Fenway Racing had not competed in a NASCAR Nationwide Race (NNS) this season until the race at Watkin’s Glen.
(Below is a video of Edward’s winning the race, complete with the back flip we have waited so long to see!)
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Edward’s told reporters he had missed racing in the NNS Series, “I’ve missed it a little more than I thought I would. It was nice to go over to the garage and see a lot of guys that I haven’t seen for a while,” he said. “It should be a lot of fun. I just talked to Dale Jarrett a little bit. I get to be the in-race reporter, so that will be neat to be part of the broadcast; but overall, I just miss racing with those guys on Saturdays.”
The extra practice Edward’s was getting for the Sprint Cup race Sunday was well worth it, but little did he know that he would come out with the win.
Edward’s took the lead on the restart with 10 to go and edged out Brad Keselowski for his first win o
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Carl Edwards has won the NASCAR Nationwide race at Watkins Glen International.
Edwards, making his first series start of the season, beat Brad Keselowski on a two-lap dash to the checkered flag for his 38th career victory, breaking a tie with Kevin Harvick for third all-time.
Pole-sitter Sam Hornish Jr. finished third, followed by Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Ron Fellows.
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...
Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion, has had a busy week after testing the new 2013 NASCAR Fusion at Martinsville Speedway and now preparing for this weekend’s Finger Lakes 355 at The Glen. He spoke to reporters while waiting for the track to dry Friday afternoon.
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Carl Edwards is batting 1.000.
Grabbing the lead from Brad Keselowski after a restart with 10 laps left in Saturday's Zippo 200 at The Glen, Edwards held on to win his first Nationwide Series start of the season. The win was also the first for Roush Fenway Racing in Nationwide events at the track.
Edwards took the top spot from Keselowski on lap 73 of 82, completing a pass...
In his 2012 debut in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, Carl Edwards took the checker at Watkins Glen today. After the 2011 season, Edwards decided to focus on the Sprint Cup Series championship and not run in the Nationwide Series in 2012 but he wanted to race at Watkins Glen today and he pulled into victory lane.
Edwards hung around the front all day but it wasn’t until late in the...
Carl Edwards won today’s Zippo 200 in his first NASCAR Nationwide Series start of 2012. The win is the ninth for Edwards in the two years Mustang has been competing in NASCAR. Mustang now has 16 all-time NNS victories since the start of the 2011 season. The rest of the Ford Racing drivers were led by Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. who came home in 4th place, Michael Annett came home 11th...
Roush Fenway has made 257 road course starts in combined NASCAR action, having collected 12 wins, 56 top fives and 102 top-10 finishes. Roush Fenway boasts four wins in the Sprint Cup series at the road courses and two victories in the NNS. Roush Fenway won three straight Cup races on the road course at Watkins Glen from 1993-95. All-in-all, five different drivers have won NASCAR...
Kyle Busch, Juan Pablo Montoya, Carl Edwards lead final Watkins Glen practice...