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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) came in 2008.
In the Loop: According to NASCAR’s Loop Statistics compiled over the last 11 races at Kansas, Edwards has turned 115 of the track’s fastest laps which is fifth highest, spent 1740 laps (66.5%) in the top 15 (ninth highest) and led a total of 72 laps (ninth highest). Edwards’ driver rating (95.1) is sixth best among active drivers.
The Car: The Aflac team will be bringing chassis RK-808 to Kansas. This chassis last ran in Las Vegas where Edwards took the Aflac Ford to a fifth place finish.
Primary Sponsor Note: Aflac returns to the track for their second primary race of the season. Aflac was last s...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Sam Hornish, Jr.