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Team: Joe Gibbs Racing-19
Age / DOB:  (35) / 8/15/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'1 / 185

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Carl Edwards got loose off turn four and slammed the outside wall with less than five minutes remaining in the first practice session. He will be forced to roll out a backup car.
If the team changes their engine and uses the primary, Edwards will be able to hang onto his starting position. Watch him closely in Saturday’s practice to see if the backup car has the same speed as his primary. Edwards was 11th on the speed chart at the time of the incident. Mar 20 - 4:16 PM

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Carl Edwards earned his best career finish in the Sprint Unlimited with his third-place Saturday night. His previous best result was a seventh in the 2009 edition of this race.

In his first official appearance in a Joe Gibbs Racing car, he got off to a strong start. If the organization can keep their momentum, he could be one of the most pleasant surprises in the Daytona 500.
Feb 14 - 10:49 PM

In eight previous Sprint Unlimited appearances, Carl Edwards has recorded a best finish of seventh in 2009. With a new team, he hopes to get his first top-five on Saturday night.

Since finishing seventh in 2009, Edwards has been eliminated from the race three times in five starts and he can be a little crash prone on restrictor-plate, superspeedways. Players might wish to cheer for him from a distance.
Feb 14 - 9:32 AM

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today crew chief assignments for each of its four 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

JGR's 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crew Chief lineup: Jason Ratcliff, No 20 Toyota driven by Matt Kenseth; Dave Rogers, No. 11 Toyota driven by Denny Hamlin; Darian Grubb, No. 19 Toyota driven by Carl Edwards and Adam Stevens, No. 18 Toyota driven by Kyle Busch. Said J.D. Gibbs, president of Joe Gibbs Racing. "Like Jason and Dave previously, Adam (Stevens) has clearly proven that he is ready to move into the Cup Series and we feel that his familiarity with Kyle (Busch) provides the opportunity for us to make that move now. We think pairing Dave (Rogers) with Denny (Hamlin) and Darian (Grubb) with Carl (Edwards) will also make each team stronger heading into next season. Jason (Ratcliff) and Matt (Kenseth) came together quickly and we felt it was in the best interest of the 20 team to keep it as is.-Joe Gibbs Racing
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 09:41:00 PM

Goodyear officials have schedule a tire test for Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 9-10 at the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway, with representatives from each of the three auto manufacturers scheduled to participate.

Slated to take part in the test are drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 Chevrolet), Sam Hornish Jr. (Richard Petty Motorsports No. 9 Ford) and Carl Edwards (Joe Gibbs Racing No. 19 Toyota). One of three Chevrolet entries from Richard Childress Racing (Austin Dillon, Paul Menard or Ryan Newman) will participate as well. It will be the first official on-track effort for Edwards since the 35-year-old departed Roush Fenway Racing to join JGR. He will be working with a yet to be officially announced new crew
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 03:49:00 PM

Carl Edwards has the best overall record at Homestead and could be one of this week’s sleepers to win the Ford EcoBoost 400. He has never finished outside the top 15 and 70 percent of his starts ended in top-10s.

After getting eliminated from playoff contention last week, Edwards will be highly motivated to play the role of spoiler at Homestead and he wants to end his Roush-Fenway Racing career on a high note.
Wed, Nov 12, 2014 11:19:00 AM

Carl Edwards has been one of the more consistent drivers in recent weeks and he scored another top-20 at Phoenix. He was 15th when the checkers waved over the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500k.

During the Chase, his worst effort was a 21st, but an average finish of 14.7 during the Eliminator round was not nearly strong enough to get him into the top four. Look for another top-20 at Homestead and plan accordingly.
Mon, Nov 10, 2014 10:24:00 AM

Carl Edwards has earned three top-10s in the last seven races at Phoenix and that has improved his average finish to 12.6 in that span.

Edwards won the 2013 Subway Fresh Fit 500k and finished second on one other occasion, but his lack of consistency makes him a difficult addition to most fantasy rosters.
Sat, Nov 8, 2014 03:21:00 PM

Along with second-place Kevin Harvick and third-place Brad Keselowski, Carl Edwards was a beneficiary of the topsy-turvy AAA Texas 500. His ninth-place finish brought him to within one point of the elimination bubble. The difference between first in the points and eighth currently stands at 19 points.

That could be extremely important if another non-Chase driver wins next week at Phoenix. Edwards has struggled on other short, flat tracks, but always seems to perform much better on this one-mile oval.
Mon, Nov 3, 2014 10:06:00 AM

Carl Edwards posted the fastest single lap in the second practice session for the AAA Texas 500. His top lap was a 196.342 mph.

Visually Edwards appeared to be loose for most of the session, but loose is fast. Edwards needs a solid run if not a victory to advance to the next round of the playoffs, but he should not be considered a favorite to finish in the top five unless he backs up this speed with an equally impressive 10-lap average in final practice.
Sat, Nov 1, 2014 11:54:00 AM

Carl Edwards has a nine-race, top-20 streak on this track type with all but three of those results ending in top-10s.

Unfortunately, the Duck Commander 500 at Texas was not one of the races in which he finished among the top 10. He was 14th in that event and needs to improve in order to climb out of the points’ hole that 20th-place finish at Martinsville created.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 06:17:00 PM

Carl Edwards has been searching for speed in the early sessions of practice for the Goody's 500. He posted only the 26th fastest single lap in Saturday morning’s practice and was 19th of 34 drivers who posted 10 or more laps.

Edwards is happy with his car and that might be encouraging to his fans. It is not a very high recommendation to start him, however.
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 12:19:00 PM

Carl Edwards finished eighth in the Bank of America 500 and currently has a 20-point cushion over the elimination bubble. That keeps his Chase hopes alive and gives him an average finish of eighth in his last three races this season.

Twenty points is not enough of a cushion if he is the only vulnerable Chaser involved in a "Big One" crash at Talladega, but if a multi-car incident effects several of those drivers it could give the team some breathing room to make repairs.
Sun, Oct 12, 2014 11:05:00 AM

Carl Edwards earned his first top-five in five races when he crossed under the checkers fifth in the Hollywood Casino 400 and that elevated him to third in the Chase standings.

After finishing fifth at Atlanta—another similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track—he fell to 22nd at Richmond, but has slowly made his way back toward the front of the pack. Each of his last four races has been better than the one that preceded and that is good news for his Chase hopes.
Sun, Oct 5, 2014 08:28:00 PM

Carl Edwards is seeking his first top-10 since finishing fifth in the Oral-B 500 at Atlanta. He came close last week with an 11th at Dover.

Edwards’ results have been a little erratic this season because his other recent result on a similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track was a 20th at Chicagoland. He qualified 12th for the Hollywood Casino 400 and could go either way in race trim, which makes him a risky proposition.
Sat, Oct 4, 2014 09:53:00 AM