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Exclusive: Carl Edwards says he has no plans to return to racing

The Phoenix Raceway garage was buzzing this weekend with rumors that Carl Edwards would be back racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage next year, but Edwards told FOXSports.com that he has no plans to return. Edwards announced in January that he would leave Joe Gibbs Racing to pursue interests outside of racing. In a text exchange Saturday afternoon with this reporter...
Via FOX Sports
5 days ago

Flashback Friday: Kevin Harvick beat Carl Edwards in drag race for the ages

If Sunday’s Camping World 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race (3 p.m. ET, FOX) at Phoenix Raceway is anything like last year’s, we ought to be in for a nail biter. In the 2016 edition of this race, Kevin Harvick and Carl Edwards held a drag race for the ages down the frontstretch as they raced towards the checkered flag. And when it was over, Harvick’s No. 4 Stewart-Haas...
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

Kyle Busch vs. Joey Logano: Hate is great in NASCAR

Without intending to, Joey Logano created a hornet’s nest for NASCAR when he lost control of his No. 22 Team Penske Ford on the last lap at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and wrecked Kyle Busch as the two were racing for fourth place last Sunday.And may turn out to be the best thing that’s happened to NASCAR in a long time.That’s because in racing as in wrasslin’, hate is great...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago

Danica Patrick discusses concussions for drivers

It’s not surprising that NASCAR drivers have dealt with concussion-related issues. What is alarming, though, is how often concussions seem to occur.Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s extended absence from the sport, as well as his openness about his concussion issues, shook things up quite a bit. Not only did NASCAR implement a new concussion protocol, but other drivers are starting to be...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR's Carl Edwards does not rule out US Senate run in '18

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Carl Edwards remains a hot topic in NASCAR, two weeks after his abrupt retirement as a full-time driver. Terry Smith, a political science professor at Columbia College, speculated in a Wednesday piece for KBIA's Talking Politics that Edwards will challenge U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill in Missouri next year. McCaskill, a Democrat, is in her second term. Edwards...
Via Associated Press
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Can Toyota carry their 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup success into 2017?

If Drake was to ever become a bandwagon fan in NASCAR, he’d be taking warm-up laps in a Camry. What a time to be alive for Toyota racing.2016 was a groundbreaking year for Toyota in many respects. They hope to take that momentum and carry it into 2017. In a sport where Ford and Chevrolet has dominated the scene for more than 30 years, Toyota secured its first-ever NASCAR Sprint...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards’ retirement could spark a trend for NASCAR drivers retiring in their prime

In a completely unexpected move, NASCAR driver Carl Edwards announced that he wasn’t going to race in the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The 37-year-old Edwards didn’t completely say the word “retirement,” but the emotional Edwards sure seemed like he was at the very least not going to race full-time anymore. NASCAR Xfinity Champion Daniel Suarez will take over...
Via The Comeback
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Carl Edwards to step away from NASCAR

We might have seen Carl Edwards perform his final backflip. Joe Gibbs Racing is expected to announce Wednesday that Edwards will not compete in the 2017 season, according to a FOX Sports report. The 37-year-old will reportedly “pursue other interests outside of driving.” It’s not yet known if this is absolutely the last time we’ll see Edwards in the Monster Energy NASCAR...
Via NESN.com
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart 'excited about starting the next chapter' after final race

Tony Stewart got a lot of love this weekend in his final race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series prior to his retirement as a full-time driver.There was nothing remarkable about Stewart’s finish in Sunday’s season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He ran mid-pack most of the race and finished there, too, bringing home his No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet...
Via FOX Sports
November 20, 2016

Joe Maddon explains thinking on hit that cost Cubs Game 3

Only one run was scored during Game 3 of the World Series on Friday night, but that was enough to be the difference. The Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 at Wrigley Field thanks to great pitching by their staff and an RBI single by Coco Crisp in the seventh. The hit came off Carl Edwards Jr., who was the only Cubs reliever to allow a hit in the game (he surrendered two...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 29, 2016  |  Discuss
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