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Carl Edwards literally flipped out and took the checkered flag at the Subway Fresh Fit 500. Carl led 122 of the 316 laps at Phoenix International Raceway to win his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory in almost two years. In a thrilling green-white-checkered-flag finish that took the race four laps past its original distance of 312 laps, Carl demolished a 70-race losing streak to win his 20th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory.
“To be in Victory Lane this early in the season, to have a car like we had today, it’s really great,” Edwards said. “This win was as good or better than any win I’ve ever had…I’m very, very happy to be back in the mix here. A victory is huge for so many reasons. Last year we didn’t make the Chase. For me to sit home while everybody was at the Chase stuff in Vegas—that was a little bit of a shock to me. I did not like that at all.”
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Can Carl Edwards repeat the back flip at Vegas? He thinks so. Call it frustration if you will, but Carl Edwards basically called his shot on a win a Phoenix after wrecking at Daytona. Today, Edwards showed more of the confident swagger he exhibited at Daytona, letting everyone know he expects to battle for the win at Vegas this Sunday."I know this is probably wrong to admit...
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...
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...
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...
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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Clint Bowyer’s return to Phoenix did not result in a win but was able to manage a respectable sixth. Of course the day was not all easy for Bowyer.
On an early pit stop Bowyer ran into one of his crewmen and made contact with another car. The team opted to go ahead and change left side tires.
Later in the race Bowyer got heated on his radio telling his spotter and crew chief that...
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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...
Edwards ends 70-race drought with Phoenix victory.
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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...
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...