Found September 13, 2013 on Start 'N' Park Blog:
Lost in all the shuffle of Spingate has been the last restart where it looked like Carl Edwards jumped before second place running Paul Menard had a chance to hit the gas. Restarts have been a big source of controversy throughout the 2013 season and this was another example of[...]

Is this the year for Edwards to win?

No one has ever come closer to a NASCAR Sprint Cup championship without winning it than Carl Edwards has, and now the veteran wants to rectify his near-miss. Two years ago, Edwards and Tony Stewart both ended the season with 2,403 points, the only time in the sanctioning body's history that the top two drivers tied for the championship. But the title went to Stewart on the basis...

Edwards, Kyle Busch look promising

So the Chase kicks off Sunday in Chicago. Fans have been asking me if I have any favorites. I do not have a favorite but I do have a couple sentimental favorites. Actually, this 2013 Chase really is anyone's to win, if you ask me. You have some guys coming in meek like lambs while you have some others coming in roaring like lions. If you look at it strictly from a momentum standpoint...

Who is ready for the Chase?

Of the drivers we have in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, not a single one of them jump out at me as absolutely ready and prepared. None of them seem ready to go dominate this Chase. They all seem hit and miss. They are up and down. They are down and up. I actually believe we are going to have to get a couple races deep into this Chase before we will even have an idea of who the...

Flashback: Carl Edwards Steals Win In Montreal

MONTREAL — Swear out a warrant. On second thought, break out the champagne. Carl Edwards’ grand larceny Sunday at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve ended with a back flip and a celebration, not a jail term. With a pass for the lead on the final corner of the final lap of the[...]

RotoWire NASCAR Barometer: The Chase

The final caution of Saturday's Federated Auto Parts 400 raised many questions, and even had NASCAR reviewing it the next day. Carl Edwards used that restart to drive away from the competition and claim his second win of the season, but Paul Menard was the driver who should have controlled that return to green. He didn't, and that is where the initial controversy originated...

Five drivers to watch this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway

The NASCAR Sprint Cup series Chase starts this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL with the running of the Geico 400. Only 12 drivers have the chance at the points they earn counting towards the Championship, but that does not mean there will not be 31 other drivers looking to take home the win. Below we have compiled five drivers to watch for this weekend at Chicagoland...

Chase drivers prepare for playoff action

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 11, 2013) –  Twelve drivers, 12 markets, 10 race tracks, one ultimate prize – the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series trophy. All 12 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup competitors took part in the third-annual Chase Across America media tour on Tuesdayand Wednesday, traveling throughout the country with one driver assigned to each Chase track market, as well as...
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