Carl Edwards won for the first time in two seasons — and the first time since joining Joe Gibbs Racing — moving in front 20 laps from the end to take the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night.
Joe Gibbs Racing has hired Carl Edwards to drive a new fourth Sprint Cup car in 2015.
Edwards’ win on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway was his second of the season and locked him into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
As speculation mounts that Edwards could be leaving Roush to move to Joe Gibbs Racing, the two could be teammates again. Kenseth joined the Gibbs organization in 2013 after 13 years driving for Roush.
Driver Carl Edwards says if NASCAR really wants to create more competition on the track and interest in the sport it needs to focus on changing the setup of the cars, not the championship format.
Carl Edwards starts on the pole after a qualifying lap of 196.114 mph on Friday. Edwards earned his first pole at Texas, where he is the only three-time Cup winner.
Among those jockeying for one of the coveted berths is Martin Truex Jr., who gamely finished third Sunday night at Atlanta while driving with a broken right wrist.
Rain and wrecks pushed NASCAR to the edge of darkness Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, where three of the biggest names in the sport led the field to final flag.
Some of NASCAR’s biggest names are trying to keep their championship hopes alive and the Chase for the Sprint Cup is still about a month away.
Danica Patrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans will square off in the next round of the “Drive for the Cover” competition for the fall’s new NASCAR video game.
Tony Stewart raced to his second consecutive victory, finishing just ahead of points leader Carl Edwards in the so-called “Texas Title Fight.”
Trevor Bayne earned his first career NASCAR Nationwide victory after he passed dominating teammate Carl Edwards following a tremendous restart with seven laps remaining Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway