Phoenix: Carl Edwards preview

Carl Edwards on racing at Phoenix International Raceway: "I love racing Nationwide cars at Phoenix. The track is perfectly suited for the race cars and we've run very well there in the past. We have collected a number of wins including last fall.

Carl Edwards on racing at Phoenix International Raceway:

"I love racing Nationwide cars at Phoenix. The track is perfectly suited for the race cars and we've run very well there in the past. We have collected a number of wins including last fall. It will be a lot of fun having Copart back on the car. I'm leading the points, while we've got a great points battle going on...Brad is doing a really great job right now. I just look forward to coming out with a win and hopefully a bigger points lead."

Crew chief Drew Blickensderfer on racing at Phoenix International Raceway:

"Our Copart Ford Fusion will be very fast and I am confident that we can run in the front all night. Carl had a great run here in the fall and has a great average finish at this speedway. We just need to have consistent pit stops and take care of our equipment. This race will be extremely important to the team in keeping our points lead."

-ON THE HUNT...With five consecutive top 10 finishes this season, Edwards continues to dig towards his first win in 2010.

-FLASHBACK...Last week in Nashville, Edwards finished sixth after qualifying fourth

-CARL EDWARDS will make his 11th Nationwide Series start at Phoenix International Raceway in the Bashas' Supermarkets 200 Saturday. Since 2005 Edwards has finished outside of the top-10 only once.

-FOR THE RECORD...Edwards' average start in Phoenix is 7.4, his average finish is 6.6. Edwards won in Phoenix last fall.

-ON THE TRACK...This weekend Copart will be back on the No. 60.

-IN THE NATIONWIDE SERIES...Roush Fenway Racing has seven wins including the last three races in Phoenix. Last spring Greg Biffle won Roush Fenway's 100th Nationwide race and Edwards won the fall race.

-source: rfr

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Greg Biffle , Carl Edwards
Teams Roush Fenway Racing