Carl Edwards posted a lap of 131.407 mph to win the pole for Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. This is his 21st career pole and his fourth on this track.
Carl Edwards has won the past two short track races. He claimed the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway from a fourth-place qualification effort and won the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway from the pole.
Carl Edwards has the fifth-best average finish of 2016 with a 12.14. His average start is a 7.05, which means he costs fantasy owners place-differential points more often than not.
Carl Edwards posted a lap of 126.562 mph in the second session of qualification for the Cheez-it 355 at the Glen and will lead the field to green on Sunday. This is his second career pole at the track. His other top performance came in 2010 en route to a fifth-place finish.
Carl Edwards finished eighth in the Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway. This was only his second top-10 since the series rolled out of Sonoma Raceway six weeks ago.
Carl Edwards has gotten progressively stronger in the past three Pocono Raceway events. He was 15th in his first start there with Joe Gibbs Racing last year, 10th in the summer race, and eighth this spring.
Battling for a top-five position late in the race, Carl Edwards’ Toyota got tight entering turn one. He pushed up the track, clipped Ryan Newman, and crashed hard. Edwards was unable to continue and finished 35th after starting on the outside pole.
Carl Edwards not only posted the fastest single lap in the second practice session for the New Hampshire 301, he had the quickest 10-lap average with a 130.452 mph speed during laps 11 through 20.
Carl Edwards posted the fastest single lap in the second practice session for the New Hampshire 301 with a speed of 131.456 mph.
Carl Edwards was bumped from the top-12 in the final moments of the second round of qualification. His lap of 132.822 mph was 0.001 seconds slower than Martin Truex Jr.
Carl Edwards posted the quickest 10-lap average in the first practice session for the New Hampshire 301 with a speed of 129.051 mph during his first 10 laps on track.
Carl Edwards went into fuel conservation mode earlier than Brad Keselowski, but he may have pushed the button just a little too late. He caught the No. 2 with two laps remaining, but watched as his competition picked up fuel on the white flag and settled for second in the Quaker State 400 by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway.
Carl Edwards posted the fastest single lap in final practice for the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway with a circuit of 187.448 mph, backing up his fastest times on Thursday and earlier Friday.
Carl Edwards posted the fastest single lap of practice on Friday afternoon with a speed of 188.633 mph.