Tag Archive: Carl Edwards

Dec 09

Edwards, Hornish with new teams at tire test

Dale Jr. looks to build ‘rapport’ with new crew chief at Charlotte this week

It may just be a tire test, but Carl Edwards sees it as a “huge” opportunity as he prepares to make his first appearance behind the wheel on behalf of Joe Gibbs Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Edwards makes It Four-For-Four; is Johnson next?

NASCAR logo It’s win-and-you’re-in … and with his victory at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday night, Carl Edwards more than likely locked himself into the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Edwards escapes Bristol with win

Carl Edwards beats rain, field at Bristol

Carl Edwards Race sees two rain delays, multiple accidents, even flames but well worth it for Edwards. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

NASCAR National Series News and Notes (+ Fast Facts)

Edwards-Fennig pairing hits the jackpot

NASCAR logoLas Vegas SpeedwayIt’s open to debate whether a 70-race winless streak or the inability to reach last year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ made Carl Edwards irrelevant. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Flip out: Carl Edwards ends 70-race skid in Phoenix

Roush Fenway driver holds off Johnson, shakes two-year doldrums

Carl Edwards 99  -photo Jonathan Ferrey - Getty ImagesPhoenix International logoAs 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 laps. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 previews new season

NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction, Driver Appearances, Q&As, Gen-6 Car Featured

NASCAR logoA long winter’s wait is over. NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 rolls into Charlotte, N.C. Friday through Sunday signaling the beginning of the new season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Champions headline NASCAR preview 2013

NASCAR Hall of Fame induction, autographs, Gen-6 Car part of season kickoff

NASCAR Hall of Fame2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipReigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski and fellow titleholders Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Bobby Labonte are among more than 60 drivers from three NASCAR national series set to participate in NASCAR Preview 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Jan 08

NASCAR preseason thunder rolls Into Daytona

Sixth-Generation NASCAR Sprint Cup car to make debut at The World Center of Racing

2011-02-18_06472012-02-26NASCAR fans will get their first glimpse of the new sixth-generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars on the storied Daytona International Speedway for three days this week at Preseason Thunder, the unofficial on-track start of the 2013 NASCAR season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

Kahne’s second victory dismantles ‘Wild Card’ logjam

Kasey Kahne’s New Hampshire Motor Speedway victory was significant on several levels

Kasey Kahne  portraitNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesKahne’s second win of the year puts him first in line for a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ “Wild Card” berth although he’s not sure two victories will be enough to reach post-season play. “Two helps, but three would put you in a real good spot. We’re going to stay after it,” Kahne said during Sunday’s post-race media interview. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

Tony Stewart pulls away from Carl Edwards to advance to Round 3 of the “Drive For The Cover” campaign

Statistical Advance: Analyzing The Toyota/Save Mart 350

NASCAR logo2012-02-26_0086Tony Stewart fans made sure that Carl Edwards didn’t get a second chance to defeat Smoke on his way to another title, this time for the right to be the cover driver for NASCAR The Game: Inside Line.

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Mar 11

Stewart holds off Johnson for first Vegas victory (+result)

 Tony Stewart scratched another race track off the bucket list

2012-02-26_0086Tony Stewart Victoire Las Vegas - Todd Warshaw - Getty ImagesPowering away from Jimmie Johnson after a restart with four laps left in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the reigning Sprint Cup champion took the checkered flag .461 seconds ahead of Johnson. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

NASCAR’s Carl Edwards and Trevor Bayne nominated for Cartoon Network’s second Annual Hall of Game Awards

Jimmie Johnson to Present “The World’s Fastest Award”
NASCAR Propels Giants To Super Bowl Victory

Trevor Bayne 2012-01-06 2011-02-19_0426Carl Edwards and Trevor Bayne, known to most sports fans as winners in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, could soon add “Dance Machine” and “Gnarliest Newb” to their respective resumes. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

NASCAR star Carl Edwards to appear at the Canadian Motorsports Expo

The 6th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo Powered by Inside Track Motorsport News takes place February 10, 11 and 12

2011-02-19_0362 Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012NASCAR star Carl Edwards is coming to the Canadian Motorsports Expo on Saturday, February 11. Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion NASCAR Sprint Cup car, will be signing autographs and meeting with Canadian racing fans just one week prior to taking to the track at Daytona International Speedway to qualify for the season-opening Daytona 500.

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Dec 30

Stenhouse turns NNS upside down

 Youthful driver earns vindication, confirmation with surprising championship
 
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.NASCAR Nationwide SeriesWhen the 2011 Nationwide Series season began, the talk in the garage was all about the veterans. The assumption was that someone like Elliott Sadler, Reed Sorenson or Jason Leffler would take home the championship trophy. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Competitive season also provided some oddities (+photos)

Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart finished off 2011 with a hot streak not seen since Rusty Wallace

NASCAR Truck Series 2011-11-22 NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesCarl Edwards accomplished an odd piece of trivia that hadn’t been done since the Modern Era began. And a California driver named Jim Cook shares one unusual trait with Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Martin leads strong Hendrick effort in ‘Dega quals (+grid)

 Mark Martin paced four Hendrick cars in the top six starting spots

2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipMark Martin 2011-10-22If Sunday’s Good Sam Club 500 at Talladega Superspeedway goes the same way Saturday’s qualifying session did, Rick Hendrick should have an excellent chance to pick up his 200th Sprint Cup victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Gordon anticipates a Kansas breakthrough

Chicagoland finish put No. 24 in hole they expect to get out of this weekend

Jeff Gordon 2011-07-27Kansas SpeedwayJeff Gordon’s won twice at Kansas Speedway, but that was nine years ago. But his recent record, including five consecutive top-five finishes, has him barely able to wait for Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Biffle and Edwards on front row in Kansas City (+result)

NASCAR Cup – Kansas – Qualifying times

Greg Biffle Ford 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesGreg Biffle will start this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Hollywood Casino 400 from pole at Kansas Speedway, with team mate and Chase contender Carl Edwards alongside him. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Nationwide series driver to sign autographs for fans on Saturday

Fellows, Leffler, Patrick and Villeneuve weadline the Nationwide Series Driver Autograph Session

NAPAPiecesdAuto2002011-08-17_0029Today the promoters of the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge announced that for the first time ever, 14 drivers competing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series will take part in a one hour autograph session this Saturday.

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Aug 13

Kyle Busch storms to first Sprint Cup pole at Watkins Glen (+result)

Andrew Ranger further back in 35th position

Kyle Bush Pole Awatd Watkins GlenAndrew Ranger inside Bully Hill Ford 32Kyle Busch showed the aces at Watkins Glen International that he has developed a mastery of the road courses, too. Read the rest of this entry »

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