Daytona: Carl Edwards preview

Carl Edwards on racing at Daytona International "First race of the year, and I can't wait to get my No. 60 Fastenal/Copart Ford Fusion on the track at Daytona. It's going to be a great year and I am excited about our sixth full year in the ...

Carl Edwards on racing at Daytona International

"First race of the year, and I can't wait to get my No. 60 Fastenal/Copart Ford Fusion on the track at Daytona. It's going to be a great year and I am excited about our sixth full year in the Nationwide Series. The bottom line is to put our Ford in victory lane and win the championship.We have got a great time and we are ready to go!"

Crew chief Mike Kelley on racing at Daytona International Speedway:

"Finally its here race season 2010, we are ready to get this underway. The 60 Fastenal team is excited and poised for a run at the championship. We plan on coming out of the box with a knockout punch. We are bringing the car we won Talladega last year and sat on the front row with in Daytona in July. It has been massaged and tweaked, polished and it is ready to hit the track. Our team knows what's on the line this season and everyone is all in. Being from Florida and that Daytona's one of our biggest races, it would mean so much to get back to Victory lane. I was fortunate to win a 500 down here, and it's a feeling you never forget. I'm hoping Carl and I can give that feeling to all the Fastenal and Roush Fenway group for the support they have given us in this quest for the 2010 Nationwide Championship."

FAST FACTS

-CARL EDWARDS will make his 11th Nationwide start at Daytona Saturday night. His best finish to date was second last year.

-FOR THE RECORD...Edwards' average start at Daytona International Speedway is 14.0, his average finish is 13.0. In ten starts at Daytona he's had four top five and six top ten finishes.

-FLASHBACK...Last year at Daytona, Edwards qualified 10th, finished second, and led 8 laps.

-ON THE TRACK...The No. 60 will carry the Fastenal colors Saturday, the first of 15 races for Fastenal as the primary sponsor.

-Carl Edwards and his wife Kate are expecting their first child this month.

-400 WINS... If Carl wins the Drive4COPD 300 Saturday it will mark Roush Fenway Racing's 400th win across all NASCAR and road racing series.

-source: rfr

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Carl Edwards , Mike Kelley