For all the success he has enjoyed in the past -- and only two years ago a tiebreaker kept him from being our 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion -- who would have thought going into last Sunday's race that we would be talking about Carl Edwards and his 70-race winless streak?
Edwards is another example of what I always tell you -- that Daytona is never a clear indicator of a driver or team's capabilities. This No. 99 team lost five race cars during the 2013 Daytona 500 Speedweeks plus at the Daytona test in January.
Sunday when the race was over it was Edwards and his team celebrating in Victory Lane. So they went from the lowest of lows in Daytona, to the highest of highs a week later in Phoenix. To me it's a pretty unbelievable story.
I will admit that I, both privately and publically, questioned car owner Jack Roush's decision to move veteran crew chief Jimmy Fennig away from Rookie of the Year candidate Ricky Stenhouse Jr. I just thought the combination of veteran crew chief pai...