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Carl Edwards is the driver of the No. 99 Roush Fenway Racing Ford. Edwards is in his ninth season as a fulltime driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Born in Columbia, Missouri, Edwards calls Kansas Speedway his home racetrack.
I was fortunate enough to interview Edwards at his home racetrack and ask him some questions about the 2013 season and his career in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He’s a class act and one of the nicest people you will ever meet.
Q: Sitting fifth in the point standings, how satisfied are you with the way the 2013 season is shaping up after the first seven races?
Edwards: “So far so good. Any driver would like to be No. 1, but it is still early in the season and fifth is not bad.”
Q: I assume your goal this year is to win the Championship. What do you think helped you prepare to win your first championship: Coming so close in 2011 or missing the Chase in 2012?
Edwards: “Wow, that’s an interesting question. I would say last year when we ran so poorly. I know i...
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Team: No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion
Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig
Primary Chassis: RK-808 last ran in Las Vegas
Backup Chassis: RK – 831
Edwards at Kansas: Edwards will make his 12th Cup start at Kansas Speedway this weekend. In his previous starts, Edwards has four top-five and eight top-10 finishes. His average start is 18.5 and his average finish is 10.8. His best finish (second...
Matt Kenseth did no favors for old friends Friday at Kansas Speedway.
With a track-record lap at 191.864 mph (28.145 seconds), Kenseth knocked former Roush Fenway Racing teammate Carl Edwards off the provisional pole at the 1.5-mile intermediate track and held the top starting spot for Sunday's STP 400.
Edwards watched in disbelief as Kenseth, the next-to-last driver to make...
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In the first seven races of the season, the Sprint Cup Series has been a battle between Toyota and Chevy. Both manufacturers have enjoyed three trips to victory lane. Toyota Camrys have posted the top qualifying speed in five of the first eight events after Las Vegas time trials were rained out.
With the exception of Carl Edwards...
Roush Fenway’s Carl Edwards and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. qualified second and third for Sunday’s STP 400 Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway. Edwards covered the 1.5-mile oval in 28.162 seconds (191.748 mph) while the RFR rookie Stenhouse put down a time of 28.164 (191.734 mph) during Friday’s qualifying session.
Greg Biffle rounded out the RFR effort, qualifying 11th, with a time...
Two years ago, J.D. Gibbs came within a front bumper of stealing Carl Edwards away from Roush Fenway Racing. Then Ford’s hot young star, Edwards...
Carl Edwards led the way with a lap of 28.117 seconds in the first practice for the STP 400 from Kansas. Rounding out the top five was Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., Sam Hornish, Jr., Martin Truex, Jr., and Aric Almirola.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Sam Hornish, Jr.