Tag Archive: Carl Edwards

Nov 16

Earnhardt Jr. wins rain-shortened Phoenix race

93 laps short of its scheduled distance of 312 laps

Phoenix Chase race results

A serendipitous sequence of pit stops and a drizzle that turned into a downpour made a winner of Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Sunday night’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, the start of which was delayed from day to night by rain in the afternoon.

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Sep 21

Denny Hamlin wins at Chicagoland

In the theater, using the expression “Break a leg” is a way to wish an actor good luck on opening night.

Recap: Hamlin busts Chase Grids with winTwelve days before Sunday’s opening Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway, Denny Hamlin tore the ACL in his right leg playing basketball. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Carl Edwards wins Bojangles’ Southern 500

Carl Edwards rallies for framatic Darlington win

Carl Edwards Darlington winOn a night when throwback paint schemes recalled NASCAR’s past in vivid color, and a low-downforce aerodynamic package suggested the future direction of the sport, Carl Edwards overcame early misfortune to win an exhilarating race at “The Lady in Black.” Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Carl Edwards gambles, wins Coca-Cola 600

Victory is first for Edwards with Joe Gibbs Racing

Carl Edwards gambles, wins Coca-Cola 600Will the mystery winner of Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 enter and sign in please? Hint: It’s the guy who does back flips every time he takes the checkered flag. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Carl Edwards eager to keep latest trend going

Is veteran next driver to change teams, thrive?

2012-02-26_0070 By the time late January rolls around, most people have long since abandoned their New Year’s resolutions, an apathetic tone clear as they think to themselves, “I guess there’s always next year.” Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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