Carl Edwards on racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: "We're going into Vegas leading the points, as a team we are right where we want to be. I've always really enjoyed racing in Vegas and being a part of some really exciting finishes. We hope to...
Carl Edwards on racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:
"We're going into Vegas leading the points, as a team we are right where we want to be. I've always really enjoyed racing in Vegas and being a part of some really exciting finishes. We hope to have a really solid run and hope that we can come out of Vegas with a bigger points lead than we came in with."
Crew chief Drew Blickensderfer on racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:
"I am looking forward to working with Carl again and getting back to victory lane. Our Copart Ford Fusion will be very fast and I am confident we can run out front. In order to do so, our pit stops have to be above average and we have to take care of our equipment all afternoon."
-FLASHBACK...Last week in Fontana, Edwards finished fourth after qualifying fourth with a time of 40.15
-CARL EDWARDS will make his sixth Nationwide start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday. In 2008, Edwards won the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Vegas.
-FOR THE RECORD...Edwards' average start at Las Vegas is 8.4, his average finish is 6.8. In five starts he's had two top five and four top ten finishes.
-ON THE TRACK...The No. 60 will carry the Copart colors Saturday. Roush Fenway Racing welcomes the Copart executive team to the track Saturday.
-TEAM REUNITED...Drew Blickensderfer has been named Crew Chief for the No. 60 Copart/Fastenal team and driver Carl Edwards. In 2008, Edwards and Blickensderfer teamed up for 19 races. Together they earned seven wins, two poles, and a second-place series' points finish.
-400 WINS... If Carl wins the Sam's Town 300 Saturday it will mark Roush Fenway Racing's 400th win across all NASCAR and road racing series.