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Carl Edwards picked up his 23rd career win and 135th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series triumph for car owner Jack Roush Sunday at Sonoma. This marks Edwards’ second victory of the season, essentially locking him into the chase with the new 2014 championship format. The Roush Yates engine underneath Edwards’ hood was able to help close the door on legendary NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon and put Roush Fenway Racing back in Victory Lane concluding Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350. Edwards led a total of 25 laps throughout the 350 mile race. On lap 85 of 110 he passed Marcos Ambrose on the restart and from that point forward commanded the lead. Edwards took the checkered flag, sending him to victory lane to do is his signature back flip while celebrating Roush Fenway’s second win of the season. While in Victory Lane Edwards stated “That’s a moment I’ll never forget, to be standing in victory lane and to have held off Jeff Gordon with all of the success he’s had here and in our sport. It’s just really...

After Sonoma win, is Carl Edwards' NASCAR destiny as clear cut as believed?

Let’s have a quick flashback to NASCAR 2011. The hottest free agent on the Sprint Cup Series market? Carl Edwards, whose decision lie between...

JGR waiting until September to announce fourth car?

Carl Edwards won Sunday’s race at Sonoma Raceway and while the drivers status for 2015 has been the subject of ongoing rumors one potential suitor told Fox Sports that they would delay any announcement about  fourth car until September. JGR President J.D. Gibbs said that the team would wait until at-least September to make any announcements. Gibbs did say that rumors of M&...

Free agent Carl Edwards wins in NASCAR trip to Sonoma

For those looking to bury a supposedly slumping Carl Edwards and his No. 99 Roush Fenway Racing team, the message delivered in Sonoma, Calif., was...

Race Recap: Edwards Picks Up First Road Course Win At Sonoma

Roush Fenway Racing is struggling? Don’t tell that to Carl Edwards, he led 26 laps and picked up his first road course win and second win of the season in the Toyota Save Mart 350. Using pit strategy of only two stops, Edwards finished 0.592 seconds ahead of a closing[...]

NSCS: Edwards Backflips to Sonoma Raceway Victory

Carl Edwards led a total of 26 laps this afternoon to capture the victory in the 26th annual Toyota/Save Mart 350. This weekend marked his second win of the 2014 season that will officially lock the 34-year-old driver into the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Today's win marks his best finish at the 1.99-mile road course after his previous best was in 2011 & 2013 where...

Edwards Edges Gordon at Sonoma, Gets Locked Into Chase; Complete Race Results

Carl Edwards, helped by a two-tire change on a pit stop to get track position, won for the first time in his NASCAR Sprint Cup career on a road course. The victory, his second of the 2014 season, locks Edwards into the 'Chase' for the championship which begins in September. Jeff Gordon finished second and nearly got to Edwards on the final turn of the last lap of Sunday...

Edwards Drives to First Sprint Cup Series Road Couse Win at Sonoma

Roush Fenway Racing’s Carl Edwards turned in a dominate performance in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway, taking the lead and pulling away late in his No. 99 Aflac Ford Fusion for the first NSCS road racing win of his career.  The No. 99 Aflac crew enacted a two-stop plan and stuck with it, pitting for the first time under caution on lap 30 and then under...

Rating the Toyota/Save Mart 350: 2 Stars **

For one day, at least, Carl Edwards and his No. 99 Roush-Fenway Racing team had the chance to focus on something other than the ever-increasing rumors of his departure at the end of the season. Edwards captured his first career win on a road course Sunday with a victory over one of the greatest road-course racers in […]

Edwards notches first road-course victory at Sonoma

A well-timed caution helped get Carl Edwards to the front of the field, and the driver of the No. 99 Roush Fenway Ford did the rest. Edwards passed Marcos Ambrose for the lead moments after a restart on Lap 86 and subsequently held off a charging Jeff Gordon to win Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. The victory was Edwards second of the season—guaranteeing him a...

Carl Edwards outlasts Hendrick Motorsports duo to win Toyota SaveMart 350

Carl Edwards would hold off Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the final laps to win the Toyota SaveMart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. “Real tough and that last lap was ugly,” Edwards commented. “I grew up watching Jeff Gordon do well here and to beat him is amazing. This is awesome. We have a bunch of folks from Aflac here. Got to thank everybody...

Carl Edwards Holds Off Jeff Gordon To Win At Sonoma Raceway

SONOMA, Calif. — Carl Edwards has never been known for his road racing skills — to the point team owner Jack Roush had to send him testing in a two-seater so Boris Said could teach him the basics. A decade later, Edwards finally has a win to show for his hard work. And, he beat road racing ace Jeff Gordon to get to Victory Lane on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway, where Gordon leads...

Carl Edwards Finally Wins At Sonoma

The Sprint Cup drivers were back to Sonoma to start the first of two road course races of the season.  Jamie McMurray had the poll for the event. Jamie McMuuray says he has the best car for the longer run. “Really fast since it unloaded,” said A.J. Allmendinger. The race started off with Jamie McMurray getting the race lead as A.J. Allmendinger was in second place and fighting...

Jeff Gordon, Greg Biffle, and Carl Edwards Notes

Jeff Gordon is out with comments on his back and he has had cortisone shots. Greg Biffle is still working on a new contract with Roush Fenway.    Both Greg and Carl can not talk until September on new deals.

Team BCR and Enfinger Win Akona 250 at Elko Speedway

(Elko, MN – June 22, 2014)  Team BCR’s Grant Enfinger dominated the race last night when he earned his fourth win of the season in the No. 90 Triple K Construction – Casite Ford Fusion. The win will put Enfinger back in the lead for the 2014 ARCA Racing Series Championship. “I have to thank team owners Howard and Paula Bixman,” said Enfinger. “We have established a great...

NASCAR: Carl Edwards Wins 1st Road Race in Sonoma

Sonoma, Calif- After five straight victories, Hendrick Motorsports’ stranglehold on victory lane is now over. Jeff Gordon started the dominance at Kansas back in early May and was chasing down Carl Edwards in the end of today’s Toyota/Save Mart 300 at Sonoma but didn’t have enough as Edwards won his second race of the season and first time ever on a road course. Edwards beat...
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