CONCORD, N.C. – Carl Edwards will reach a career milestone on Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway making his 300th start in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Throughout his 299 starts to date he has achieved 19 wins, 92 top fives, 157 top-10 finishes and 11 poles.
“My first start on pavement was at Phoenix in 2001 so it’s neat to be starting my 300th Sprint Cup Series start there,” Edwards said. “I cannot thank Jack Roush, everyone at Ford and all the people who believed in me enough, and gave me this opportunity to run all these races. I’ve learned a lot and hopefully the next 300 races include a bunch of wins and championships. That’s our mission right now. This is a milestone and a reminder of how far we’ve come, how much we’ve learned and how much we’ve got to look forward to in the future.”
Edwards’ first Cup start came at Michigan on August 22, 2004. He was able to claim his first top-10 finish in his first start, finishing 10th in the No. 99 Ford.
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