Found September 02, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Carl Edwards
Carl Edward’s, driver of the No.99 Fastenal Ford Fusion blew his engine in tonight’s AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway and might of just completely blown his chances at making the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase. (NSCS) Edwards, who was in desperate need of a win at tonight’s NSCS race blew his engine on lap 264. It was his first DNF (did not finish) since 2009, it had been 102 races. Edward’s finished second in the points to Tony Stewart last year and has had nothing but a frustrating season this year. Last weekend at Bristol he ran out of fuel, so this weekends engine failure all but officially closed the door on his Chase hopes. Edward’s said, “Man its hard to put into words, this is [...]

Carl Edwards Atlanta Media Transcript

Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Subway Ford, met with members of the media Friday to discuss the race weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway where the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is running the AdvoCare 500. Below is a transcript. THOUGHTS ON ATLANTA?  “We could not be at a better race track.  This track is as good as it gets.  Driving practice out there was a blast.  I love this...

Edwards Helps SUBWAY® Celebrate Its 47th Birthday

CONCORD, N.C. –  To help SUBWAY® celebrate its 47th birthday, Carl Edwards will run a special SUBWAY® SUBprize Party paint scheme this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  The last time Edwards had SUBWAY® as a primary sponsor he ended up in victory lane in the Nationwide Series at Watkins Glen earlier this month. SUBWAY® Restaurants, the world’s largest restaurant chain...

Carl Edwards Atlanta Quotes

CARL EDWARDS – No. 99 Subway Ford Fusion – “This is not the interview I wanted to do after the race.  Our Subway Fusion was pretty good.  I was having a lot of fun driving.  I love this race track, but it looks like a piston or something.  It started making noise about 25-30 laps ago and it’s just hard to put into words.  That’s just how our season has been going and...

Office Depot Leaving Stewart-Haas Racing

Tony Stewart will be losing Office Depot as sponsor of his #14 Chevrolet after the 2012, noted by the AP via Yahoo! Sports. Office Depot had been in NASCAR going back to 2004 when it first sponsored Carl Edwards and moved to Stewart in 2009. This was the second big sponsor to tell Stewart-Haas Racing they will be leaving. Earlier in the year the US Army told them they would be bowing...

Can teammates help determine who makes the Chase -- and who doesn't?

How much help is a teammate who's locked into the Chase for the Sprint Cup willing to give a teammate who's struggling to make it? Would a driver be asked to give up a victory to help a teammate make the Chase, and, if asked, would he do so? Three major Cup teams -- Roush Fenway Racing, Hendrick Motorsports and Joe Gibbs Racing -- have drivers either locked in or all but...
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