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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Carl Edwards has a nine-race, top-20 streak on this track type with all but three of those results ending in top-10s.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Carl Edwards has not earned a top-10 in the Cup series in four races, but he came close at Dover. His 11th-place finish in the AAA 400 was the second consecutive week in which he finished on the lead lap.
Carl Edwards entered last spring’s FedEx 400 at Dover with five results of eighth or better in his previous six attempts. He finished only 14th that afternoon and has not scored a top-10 on this track since.
For the third consecutive week, Carl Edwards finished outside the top 15 in a NASCAR Cup race. He was 17th in the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire.