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TRACK NEWS: BMS JOINS THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON SPIRIT WITH BLACK FRIDAY AND CYBER MONDAY OFFERS

BRISTOL, Tenn. (Monday, November 24, 2014) – Holiday shoppers are encouraged to add Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) to their Black Friday shopping  schedules as the World’s Fastest Half-Mile offers commemorative, autographed tickets to those purchasing at BMS on Friday, Nov. 28. Richard Childress, Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards are just a few of the notable NASCAR personalities...
Via On Pit Road
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards could find success similar to Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth with new team in 2015

Kevin Harvick became the second consecutive driver in his first season with a new team to reach the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, as Matt Kenseth had done the same the year before, although Harvick triumphed while Kenseth finished second to Jimmie Johnson. It is somewhat counterintuitive for drivers with new teams to strongly compete […]
Via Monday Morning Crew Chief
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rough last ride: Carl Edwards, Jimmy Fennig stumble in final start

Despite being a lame-duck driver for most of the season's second half, Carl Edwards somehow managed to remain alive in his pursuit of his first Sprint Cup championship in his final run with Roush Fenway Racing. Even with the inevitable distractions that come with knowing one's days with a team are numbered, Edwards soldiered on by compiling enough good finishes to stay in...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bad Decision For Edwards?

  Carl Edwards has been the spokesperson for Ford Racing for the last 10 years. Ever since Edwards debuted with what was then Roush Racing, he has driven a Ford. But after this Sunday’s last race in Homestead-Miami, that will be no more.  In the beginning of August at Indianapolis, Edwards announced the worst kept secret in NASCAR. He was making the move to Joe Gibbs Racing at...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Don't overlook the non-chasers

NASCAR's eventual champion won't necessarily need to win Sunday's race, he simply must finish ahead of the other three contenders. And potential spoilers abound at Homestead-Miami Speedway, including Joey Logano's shop mate at Team Penske, Brad Keselowski, who posted the fastest lap in Friday's practice session (179.004 mph). Consider that Carl Edwards is the...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cha-cha-changes ahead for NASCAR drivers, teams, sponsors

As is the case every year in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the end of the season brings with it the end of a number of long-term relationships after the running of Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Here are some of the more significant transitions: CARL EDWARDS LEAVING ROUSH FENWAY RACING — Talk about a long-term breakup, Edwards made his first Sprint Cup...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Throwback Thursday – 2011 Ford 400 at Homestead

RIDGELAND, Miss. — As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend for the season finale that will feature four drivers all tied in points vying for the title in what is sure to be a thrilling race, we’ll take the opportunity to take a look back at another exhilarating race in Homestead’s history that all came down to a race win to decide the title...
Via Rubbings Racing
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards falls short in bid to win title in final year at Roush Fenway

Carl Edwards' pursuit of a championship in his final season with Roush Fenway Racing ended Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway, where the veteran racer finished 15th and running last among the eight drivers in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Edwards, who has spent his entire NASCAR career with team owner Jack Roush, moved to NASCAR's top series with...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Edwards faces another uphill battle

Carl Edwards kept his championship hopes alive with a remarkable rally last Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway. Two laps down in 30th place late in the AAA Texas 500, Edwards took advantage of a wave-around, a free pass as the highest-scored lapped car and a spate of cautions in the final 80 laps to post a ninth-place finish. After a disappointing opening practice on Friday at Phoenix...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards recovers from disaster to salvage top-10 finish in Texas

For much of Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway it appeared as Carl Edwards' hopes of advancing in the Chase were over. Starting in the 11th spot, Edwards and his Round Fenway Racing teammates had shown speed throughout the weekend's practice and qualifying sessions, but once the green flag dropped on Sunday's race, the trio of Fords struggled mightily...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Championship Hopeful Carl Edwards In Trouble Early At Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas — At the halfway point of the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, one of the eight men who came into the day chasing a championship dream is in trouble. Carl Edwards sits in 23rd-position, two laps off the pace of race leader Jimmie Johnson. If Edwards wants to rebound, he will likely have to utilize the wave-around rule, as there are nearly ten drivers trapped...
Via Rubbings Racing
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mixed bag for Chase drivers in morning practice

Chase driver Carl Edwards, needing a strong showing after last week’s 20th-place finish at Martinsville, led Saturday morning practice at Texas with a lap at 196.342 mph. Edwards is sixth in the standings, 20 points behind Chase leader Jeff Gordon. The two drivers behind Edwards, however, weren’t as fortunate. Brad Keselowski (seventh in points) showed little improvement over...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
25 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Carl Edwards Paces Saturday Morning Practice

FORT WORTH, Texas – Carl Edwards had his hands full behind the wheel of the No. 99 AFLAC Ford Fusion in the Saturday morning practice session for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500, but he laid down the fastest lap of the session. Here is the full run-down of speeds from Saturday morning’s practice C1434_PRAC2
Via Rubbings Racing
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Edwards, Biffle and Stenhouse driving pink cars at Martinsville

The three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars of Roush Fenway Racing will all be dressed in pink paint schemes for the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will all be bringing awareness to Breast Cancer Foundation and its early detection plan. Carl Edwards is the lone driver of RFR who remains eligible to win the...
Via Tireball.com
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Edwards Hopes To Avoid Drama and Win at Martinsville

When talking about the favorites to win the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot®500 at Martinsville Speedway, Carl Edwards’ name is not one that immediately jumps out. However, the driver of the No. 99 Ford feels like he has as good of a shot as anyone to win on Oct. 26. “I know the stats say it’s not a good track for us, but we feel like it’s an opportunity to win for us,”...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lame-duck Carl Edwards carries confidence into next round

When the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup commenced last month at Chicagoland Speedway, few prognosticators gave Carl Edwards much chance of making any major noise. After all, Edwards struggled to find speed in his No. 99 Roush Fenway Racing Fords for most of the regular season despite posting wins at Bristol in March and the Sonoma Raceway road course in June. Furthermore, Roush Fenway...
Via Fox Sports
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Lesnar Goes Hunting, Inspirations for WWE Names, More

- WWE World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar was hunting in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada this past weekend. – We noted before that Vickie Guerrero turned down WWE’s invite for the SmackDown 15th anniversary show. Apparently other stars turned down the invite as well. – New WWE broadcaster Kyle Edwards, the former Arda Ocal, was named after NASCAR drivers Kyle Busch and Carl...
Via Wrestle Scoop
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

How WWE Came Up With Names For Several New Talents

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter The newest member of the WWE broadcast team, Arda Ocal, who now goes by the name Kyle Edwards in WWE, was apparently named by the company after NASCAR drivers Kyle Busch and Carl Edwards. On a related note, it’s said that the WWE tag-team Los Matadores (Diego and Fernando) were given their names after someone in the creative team discovered...
Via WZR Online
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards: Post-race brawl was 'just a display of passion'

All things considered, NASCAR's penalties stemming from last Saturday night's post-race incident at Charlotte Motor Speedway weren't particularly severe. Of the four drivers directly involved, none were docked points, and only two drivers -- Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart -- were fined. Carl Edwards, who has had his share of run-ins in the past, had no part in Saturday...
Via Fox Sports
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NSCS: Edwards, Newman and Hamlin Get Great Start to Contender Round

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Of the 12 drivers currently left in the championship picture, Carl Edwards, Ryan Newman, and Denny Hamlin would have probably ranked in the bottom half of nearly everyone’s Chase Grid predictions, yet all three drivers impressed with solid finishes on Sunday at Kansas Speedway. Edwards came home fifth, which has to feel like a win for the driver of the No...
Via Rubbings Racing
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NSCS: Can ‘Concrete Carl’ Pull Off a Dover Win to Advance?

DOVER, Del. — Back in March at the Bristol Motor Speedway, Carl Edwards scored the win and locked himself into the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Since that rainy Tennessee night, Edwards won at Sonoma Raceway, scored four top-fives and oh yes — finally confirmed his 2015 plans. “I do understand the consequences of this race are higher than any of the other ones we’ve run...
Via Rubbings Racing
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanley and Dewalt to sponsor Edwards and Kenseth next year at Joe Gibbs Racing

Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Wednesday that tool companies STANLEY and DEWALT will sponsor Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth next year in the Sprint Cup Series. STANLEY will serve as the primary sponsor for Edwards’ No 19 Toyota for 12 races beginning in 2015, while DEWALT will sponsor Kenseth’s No. 20 Toyota for six events. “We are thrilled to announcea new partnership for Joe...
Via On Pit Road
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NSCS: DEWALT/STANLEY Reach Deal With Joe Gibbs Racing

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Joe Gibbs Racing announced Wednesday that it has formed a partnership with STANLEY and DEWALT that will begin in 2015. The deal will offer primary sponsorships with Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth. STANLEY will come on-board the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 19 Toyota that will be piloted by Edwards for 12 races. DEWALT will serve as a primary sponsor on Matt Kenseth’s...
Via Rubbings Racing
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

JGR adds Stanley, DeWalt for Edwards and Kenseth

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) Joe Gibbs Racing has partnered with both Stanley and DeWalt to sponsor Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth next season. Stanley will be the primary sponsor for 12 races on Edwards' new No. 19 Toyota at JGR. The team had previously announced that telecommunications company Arris would sponsor 17 races, so JGR has just nine races remaining to fill for Edwards...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanley and Dewalt join JGR; to sponsor Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth

On Wednesday Joe Gibbs Racing announced that it had entered into a partnership with Stanley and Dewalt bringing sponsorship to the cars which will be driven by Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth during the 2015 season. Stanley will partner with JGR appearing as the primary sponsor for 12 races on the No. 19 Toyota Camry driven by Edwards while Dewalt will appear on the No. 20 driven by...
Via Tireball.com
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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