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Trevor Bayne, Denny Hamlin, Carl Edwards among those caught up in
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It’s been a dismal Speedweeks at the Daytona International Speedway for Carl Edwards this season. After earning the pole for the 2012 Daytona 500 last season picking up from a second place finish in the final standings of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season the year prior, bad luck set on.
It’s continued for the start of the 2013 season so far.
Edwards has wrecked four times in his...
Carl Edwards got his No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion back on the track to participate in single car runs during Friday’s second practice for Sunday’s Daytona 500. Edwards who has wrecked four race cars dating back to Preseason Thunder testing here at Daytona in January, and crew chief Jimmy Fennig talked about getting back out on the track and putting the bad luck behind them.
Edwards in the 500:
-Edwards will make his ninth start in the Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 24th. Last year Edwards swept the pole in the famed event, moving on to an eighth-place finish. He finished second in the race in 2011; pushing fellow RFR teammate Trevor Bayne to the victory.
Edwards at Daytona:
-Edwards’ average start in the Sprint Cup Series at Daytona International Speedway...
Sprint Unlimited Recap: Denny Hamlin was collected in a multi-car accident on Lap 14 of the season-opening Sprint Unlimited exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night, relegating the driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota to a 15th-place finish in the unofficial kickoff to the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Hamlin was driving among the top-10 throughout...
Carl Edwards and Trevor Bayne were involved in a crash during the first Budweiser Duel from the Daytona International Speedway. Below are quotes from both drivers on what happened out there.
CARL EDWARDS (No. 99 FASTENAL Ford Fusion)
WHAT HAPPENED? “I don’t know exactly what happened. It looked like Denny (Hamlin) got sideways and wrecked us. That is the fourth time we have wrecked...
Drivers are finding out just how unstable the Gen 6 race cars are this week at Daytona International Speedway, gearing up for NASCAR’s season opener, the Daytona 500 on Sunday. Drivers will be in the cars again on Thursday for the Budweiser Duels, which will determine their starting position in the Great American Race. Kasey Kahne was the fastest during practice with a speed of...
DENNY HAMLIN - WINNER
#11 FedEx Express Toyota
· Two top fives, two top 10s
· Average finish of 21.0
· Average Running Position of 16.8, 13th-best
· Driver Rating of 83.3, 11th-best
· 68 Fastest Laps Run, fifth-most
· Average Green Flag Speed of 188.120 mph, eighth...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- It took all of 15 minutes for NASCAR's new Gen-6 race car to throw drivers a few curves of its own at the first practice for the Daytona 500.
Ryan Newman lost control of his Chevrolet right in front of Carl Edwards and Mark Martin, and all three cars sustained damage. It's the third time in a week that a wreck has collected Martin, who also suffered...
Ryan Newman, Carl Edwards crash at Daytona.
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In what was a very dramatic practice session for the Daytona 500, Ryan Newman kicked things off by spinning across the hood of Carl Edwards’ car, and also collected Mark Martin in the process.
The incident occurred when Newman got the air taken off of his spoiler. Newman believes the incident...
Carl Edwards, Ryan Newman crash early in Wednesday Daytona 500
It was a rough day for drivers Brad Keselowski, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Ryan Newman, Carl Edwards, and Mark Martin during practice for the Daytona 500. Keselowski and Earnhardt were plagued by mechanical failures, whereas Newman, Edwards, and Martin were caught up in a wreck.
Keselowski had a fuel system issue that required repair. “Something went wrong with the fuel system in the...