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Carl Edwards was turning back flips after his win Sunday and for Martinsville Speedway fans, the victory could mean they will turn a back flip or two.
To help Edwards celebrate the win in his No. 99 Ford Fusion, Martinsville Speedway is offering the $99 Carl Edwards Ticket Offerfor the STP® Gas Booster™ 500 on April 7. The offer includes two tickets for in the South Annex for only $99.
Edwards’ win at Phoenix International Raceway broke a 70-race winless streak. It was his 20th career NASCAR Sprint Cup win. It was the first win for the new Gen-6 Ford Fusion.
The South Annex is above first and second turns at Martinsville Speedway and offers a great overview of all the action as cars dive off the front stretch in to the first turn and then power off the second turn and down the back stretch. South Annex seats also are right on top of the top pit stalls that line pit road in the first and second turns.
The STP® Gas Booster™ 500 at Martinsville Speedway is less than five weeks away. Action cranks up at the historic half-mile on Friday, April 5 with practice and qualifying for both the Kroger 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race and the STP® Gas Booster™ 500.
The Kroger 250 is scheduled for Saturday, April 6, along with final practices for the STP® Gas Booster™ 500.
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Carl Edwards pulled away on a late start to snap a 70-race winless streak Sunday, the second long drought he's ended at Phoenix International Raceway.
Edwards broke the longest slump of his career by winning at Phoenix in 2010. He won for the first time since Las Vegas in 2011 by leading the final 78 laps on the 312-mile race around PIR's odd-shaped oval.
Coming off a miserable...
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Carl Edwards pulled away on a late start to snap a 70-race winless streak Sunday in the Subway Fresh Fit 500, the second long drought he's ended at Phoenix International Raceway in his career.
Edwards broke the longest slump of his career by winning at Phoenix in 2010. He won Sunday for the first time since Las Vegas in 2011 by leading the final 78 laps...
Phoenix- Carl Edwards earned his first NASCAR Sprint Cup victory in nearly two years as he took his No. 99 Subway Ford Fusion to victory in the Subway Fresh Fit 500 today at the Phoenix International Raceway.
Edwards led a race-high 122 Laps today after starting the afternoon from the 15th place position.
Everyone was curious today on how the new gen-6 cars would run as NASCAR VP...
AVONDALE, Ariz. — Carl Edwards pulled away on a late start to snap a 70-race winless streak Sunday, the second-longest drought he’s ended at Phoenix International Raceway.
Edwards broke the longest slump of his career by winning at Phoenix in 2010. He won for the first time since Las Vegas in 2011 by leading the final 78 laps of the 312-mile race around PIR’s odd-shaped oval...
Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Subway Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)
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By Reid Spencer
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AVONDALE, Ariz.—The number is 70 — and no longer counting.
As Denny Hamlin put it, Carl Edwards is “relevant again” after winning Sunday’s Subway Fresh Fit 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway in a green-white-checkered-flag finish that took the race four laps past its posted distance of 312...
It’s fitting that a race which began with sprinkles of rain falling in the desert ended with a driver breaking a nearly-two-year winless streak.
The last time Carl Edwards showed up to Phoenix after not winning in the Sprint Cup Series in 70 races, which was the longest losing streak of his career since joining the circuit in 2004, he won.
When the green flag flew for Sunday’s...
In the midst of a near two-year winless skid on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit, Carl Edwards, perhaps more than any driver, needed a confidence...
Getting off pit road first under caution on Lap 238 made all the difference in Sunday's Subway Fresh Fit 500, the way both Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Carl Edwards saw it.
Edwards was first out of the pits and went on to win the race. Earnhardt's No. 88 Chevrolet was second off pit road and faded to fifth at the finish.
When David Gilliland blew a tire and hit the wall on Lap...
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It took almost two years but, Carl Edwards finally got back to victory lane Sunday afternoon in Phoenix. Edwards stayed up front for most of the race and he controlled the final seventy laps from the lead. Next week at Las Vegas would have been the two year mark since Edwards’ last win but, now that stat is thrown out the window since Edwards has finally got...
Carl Edwards snapped his 70 race winless streak and won the Subway Fresh Fit 500 from the Phoenix International Raceway. It was the first win for Ford with the new Generation 6 race cars. The next highest finishing Ford Racing driver was Brad Keselowski who came home in the fourth place. Below is post-race comments by both those drivers and a few other Ford Racing drivers.
Welcome to the March 5, 2013 edition of Start ‘N’ Park Blog’s Stock Watch. Each week we’ll take a look at who’s rising, falling, and treading water in the world of NASCAR. This stretches all division and all aspects of NASCAR, including drivers, owners, crew members, media and fans. Finding their way onto this week’s watch includes Carl Edwards, Danica Patrick, Martin...
Phoenix International Raceway put on a great show last weekend. It was the season's first race on a non restrictor-plate track, but the finish was every bit as exciting as it was at Daytona. Qualifying put the prior week's pole sitter in the back of the field, and veteran Mark Martin in the top spot.
It was a tough day for right-front tires. A number of drivers ran afoul...