Found February 22, 2013 on Start 'N' Park Blog:
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 is 16.2; his average finish is 16.6.  Edwards’ best finish at Daytona is second place, captured in the 2011 Daytona 500 (and in July 2008). Duels: -After going out 44th for qualifying, the Fastenal Ford finished 17th overall, placing Edwards and the team starting ninth in the first Duel on Thursday. Edwards/Fennig Team in 2013: -Sunday will mark the first official race of the 2013 Sprint Cup season for Edwards and veteran crew chief Jimmy Fennig. The No. 99 Blue Crew will also debut its award-winning pit crew members, who transitioned over from last year’s No. 17 Best Buy Ford Fusion. Fennig led the No. ...

NASCAR: Carl Edwards bad luck streak in Daytona Speedweeks continues

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 Daytona 500 Media Transcript

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. DO...

Carl Edwards bad luck continues at Daytona

Carl Edwards was involved in his fifth wreck in 30 days at Daytona International Speedway, continuing his string of bad luck. Edwards was coming into this season hopeful of a better start after his disappointing 2012 season. The good news for Edwards is this is only race 1 of 36. The accident happened when Brad Keselowski got bundled up in between David Reutimann and Trevor Bayne...

Ford Daytona Budweiser Duel #1 - Accident Quotes (Carl Edwards & Trevor Bayne)

CARL EDWARDS (No. 99 FASTENAL Ford Fusion) – ACCIDENT QUOTES 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 since we have been down here. I told Jimmy we wrecked four times, so we have the black flag already and the race hasn’t even started. We are getting it out of our...

Newman's spin triggers practice crash

Racing in close quarters with Carl Edwards during the first practice for Thursday's Budweiser Duel 150 qualifying races, Ryan Newman's Chevy SS got loose and spun across the nose of Edwards' Ford. Those two cars and the Toyota of Mark Martin all sustained damaged in the ensuing crash. "I was up close to Ryan, and then, all of a sudden, his car just got a little loose...

Edwards & Bayne Accident Quotes

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...

Earnhardt Blows Motor; Newman, Martin, Edwards Need Repairs

Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical 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...

Repairs are in place at Daytona, but the quest for safer competition continues

Arguably, what happened at Talladega in 2009 may have saved lives at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday afternoon. Nearly four years ago, Carl Edwards' Ford was launched into the catch fence at Talladega in a last-lap crash, and debris from that incident injured eight fans in the front grandstand. In Saturday's DRIVE4COPD Nationwide Series race at Daytona, a last...

Rough Practice Day For Five Drivers

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...

Trevor Bayne, Denny Hamlin, Carl Edwards crash in Budweiser Duel

Trevor Bayne, Denny Hamlin, Carl Edwards among those caught up in early crash.
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