Stories tagged: Carl Edwards
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 9:37 p.m.
NASCAR’s Carl Edwards does not rule out US Senate run in ‘18
Two weeks after he abruptly retired from NASCAR, Carl Edwards didn’t rule out a possible U.S. Senate campaign in Missouri next year. He texted The Associated Press that he would …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
Carl Edwards makes pure and private decision to leave NASCAR
Carl Edwards walks away from NASCAR to see what else life has to offer. He’s interested in aviation, agriculture and politics, and wants to spend more time with his family. …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 2 a.m.
Spokane Indians manager Tim Hulett reflects on former players Kyle Hendricks, Carl Edwards
When starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks trots out to the mound for the Cubs in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday, longtime Spokane Indians manager Tim Hulett will be …
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 8:17 p.m.
Auto racing: Juan Pablo Montoya keeps his slump in perspective
Juan Pablo Montoya finds himself in a different place as the IndyCar Series returns to Pocono Raceway. With four races left in the season, he’s not the man to beat.
Sun., April 17, 2016, 7:13 p.m.
Carl Edwards wins Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Speedway
Carl Edwards took his first celebratory back flip of the season and easily stuck the landing.
Fri., April 8, 2016, 7:21 p.m.
Jimmie Johnson knows how to win in Texas
Jimmie Johnson certainly knows his way to Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.
Fri., Oct. 16, 2015, 7:18 p.m.
Edwards heads to Kansas hoping for Chase win at home track
Carl Edwards threw out the first pitch for the Kansas City Royals last season, and remembers walking back to the dugout afterward when one of the players pulled him aside.
Sun., July 26, 2015
Carl Edwards grabs second NASCAR pole in two weeks
Carl Edwards will be on the pole for the NASCAR Brickyard 400, where passing could be at a premium today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Edwards turned a lap at 183.484 …
Sun., June 14, 2015
Edwards on other side in MIS race
Carl Edwards acknowledges this trip to Michigan feels a bit different to him. “It is a little strange to come here to this race and not be driving for Jack …
Mon., May 25, 2015
Edwards outlasts Coke field
CONCORD, N.C. – Even a master strategist like Joe Gibbs wasn’t sure his team made the right call. The Super Bowl-winning coach and owner of Joe Gibbs Racing had been …
Sat., May 23, 2015
Busch not doing a double this year
CONCORD, N.C. – There’s no bank of TV cameras surrounding Kurt Busch’s hauler, no one monitoring his fluid intake to prevent dehydration, no golf cart waiting to whisk him away …
Mon., June 23, 2014
Edwards ends Hendrick streak with victory at Sonoma
SONOMA, Calif. – Carl Edwards made Roush Fenway Racing the unlikely organization to end Hendrick Motorsports’ five-race winning streak. Edwards stopped the Hendrick juggernaut with a win Sunday at Sonoma …
Mon., March 17, 2014
A slick victory
BRISTOL, Tenn. – After two rain delays lasting more than five hours, a slick race track wasn’t going to stop Carl Edwards from celebrating his first win of the season. …
Sat., June 15, 2013
Edwards leads fast field at Michigan
Auto racing: Brad Keselowski was asked to pick one word to describe a lap at Michigan International Speedway. “Fast,” the defending Sprint Cup champion said. “This is, to me, the …
Sat., May 18, 2013
Edwards on pole for All-Star Race
Carl Edwards captured the pole for the Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., paying tribute to the late Dick Trickle along the way. Edwards, the 2011 …
Mon., March 4, 2013
Edwards ends another long drought in desert
AVONDALE, Ariz. – Carl Edwards climbed from his car, stood on the door and landed a backflip near the finish line. He then hopped up on the wall in front …
Sun., June 3, 2012
Drivers differ in feelings about Dover
DOVER, Del. – Carl Edwards was feeling pretty good about himself when he raced for the first time on Dover International Speedway’s concrete surface. Edwards was in his second season …
Sat., April 14, 2012
Swimmer Beard reveals troubled life in new book
Amanda Beard is happily married and a proud mom, finally at peace after years of struggling at various times with depression, bulimia, drug abuse and toxic relationships with famous men …
Sun., March 11, 2012
Edwards hoping for more wins in 2012
Asked about not winning a race in a year, Carl Edwards had a quick correction. “I did win the All-Star race, so that’s something,” he said.
Mon., Feb. 20, 2012
Edwards earns pole position for Daytona 500
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Carl Edwards fell bitterly short in last season’s bid to win the NASCAR championship. He’s starting 2012 out front.
Sun., Nov. 20, 2011
Carl Edwards wins pole for Chase finale
Tony Stewart has run his mouth for almost a month trying to rattle Carl Edwards in the race to NASCAR’s championship. Edwards has tuned it all out, and on Saturday …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2011
Stewart wins in Texas, edges closer to Edwards
FORT WORTH, Texas — Tony Stewart got what he wanted. So did NASCAR.
Sun., Sept. 11, 2011
Harvick wins at Richmond, moves into tie with Bush atop standings
RICHMOND, Va. – Kevin Harvick stormed into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship by winning at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night. The victory moved him into a tie …
Sat., Aug. 6, 2011
Broken left ankle doesn’t deter Keselowski
Brad Keselowski’s broken left ankle ballooned to the size of a softball, and he needs a left shoe a size larger than his right one. Stay home? No way.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2011
Edwards stays put
Carl Edwards spurned an offer from Joe Gibbs Racing, and signed a multiyear contract extension with current team Roush Fenway Racing. The deal was announced Thursday and puts Edwards, the …
Mon., March 7, 2011
Stewart’s ‘gift’ helps Edwards win in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS – Carl Edwards is off to the best start of his career, and credits “a gift” from Tony Stewart for his first win of the season. Stewart had …
Thu., Feb. 12, 2009
Johnson often takes back seat
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Jimmie Johnson came to Daytona International Speedway with a new beard and a cut finger, two topics that have so far overshadowed his status as NASCAR’s …