Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Carl Edwards: 'Charlotte has been hot and cold for us'

Carl Edwards is 15/1 to win this week at Charlotte
Carl Edwards – Bank of America 500
Team: No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion
Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig
Chassis: RK – 854 last ran at Chicago
Backup Chassis: RK – 821 last ran at Atlanta


Edwards at Charlotte
Edwards enters the Bank of America 500 eleventh in the series points’ standings and will return to Charlotte Motor Speedway for his 18th Sprint Cup career start. In his previous starts, Edwards has five top-five and ten top-10 finishes. His average start is 17.9 and average finish is 11.9.
In the Loop
According to NASCAR’s Loop Statistics compiled over the last 17 races, Edwards has turned 123 of the track’s fastest laps, made 681 quality passes (eighth most) and has a driver rating seventh best among active drivers.
The Car
The Blue Team will unload RK – 854 which last ran at Chicago (11th).
Primary Sponsor Note
Fastenal returns to the track with supplier brands WIDIA, Lenox, Loctite and GIS on the hood, TV panel, deck lid and B-post.


Edwards quotes on the Bank of America 500

“Charlotte has been hot or cold for us. We hoped to build on our top five at Kansas and again more points at Charlotte. We need great runs to stay in the hunt for the championship. It’s fast and will require great strategy. Jimmy and my crew have been amazing, so I’ll lean on them.”

- Roush Fenway Racing

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