Found June 13, 2012 on
Carl Edwards had just about everything go right last season in the chase for his first Cup championship except win more races than Tony Stewart.
Edwards is finding a repeat run toward a historic finale a bit trickier this season. Forget racing for the championship in the last race of the season. Edwards finds himself parked outside of the 10 automatic spots for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
It's not a quite a runner-up hangover. Edwards is having a solid season with eight top-10 finishes in 14 races that have him in 11th place entering Sunday's race at Michigan. Edwards has just run into a series of bad breaks that has the No. 99 needing a series of strong runs to crack the field.
He was whacked with an early pass-through penalty for not falling to the rear of the field on an early restart last week at Pocono Raceway. He crashed because of a cut tire a week earlier at Dover. He ran out of gas in the final lap at Phoenix. He was caught up in wrecks at Talladeg...
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Carl Edwards enters Michigan 11th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings. This season Edwards has achieved two top-five, eight top-10 finishes and one pole.
FOR THE RECORD…Edwards will make his 16th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start at Michigan International Speedway Sunday. In his previous 15 starts, Edwards has two wins, nine top-five and 12 top-10 finishes. His average...
NASCAR star Carl Edwards joined HLN’s “Morning Express with Robin Meade” this week to try his hand at sports anchoring and deliver an invitation to Robin Meade from NASCAR to sing the National Anthem at the Coke Zero 400 on Saturday, July 7th in Daytona. And she said yes!
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