(Eds: Updates with quotes, details With AP Photos.) By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer Not even a meeting with NASCAR officials helped Carl Edwards understand why he was given a penalty at Richmond International Raceway.
''We had to just agree to disagree and that's the way it is,'' Edwards said.
In contrast, Tony Stewart knew exactly why he lost Saturday night's race.
''We did everything we could to throw it away, it got taken away,'' the defending Sprint Cup champion said. ''I'm pretty ticked off about it.''
Both drivers were less than pleased when they left Richmond, where late drama spiced up what had been yet another bland NASCAR race. There were just three cautions - one was a NASCAR-planned competition - through the first 310 laps and none had much impact on the race.
That changed when Jeff Burton smacked the wall, leaving behind debris that brought out the yellow with 89 laps remaining. It was Stewart and Edwards on the front row for the restart, and both believed the...