Carl Edwards picked up the victory he sorely needed to earn a championship-contending spot in the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale, winning at Texas on Sunday night in a race shorted by 41 laps because of rain after the start was delayed nearly six hours. Edwards had entered Texas,last place in the Chase points and
Carl Edwards took the lead on the last pit stop and held off Denny Hamlin on a restart eight laps from the end for his first Southern 500 victory Sunday night.Pole-sitter Brad Keselowski was second and Hamlin finished third. Joey Logano was fourth, followed by defending race champion Kevin Harvick
Edwards snapped a 49-race winless skid for his first victory since joining Joe Gibbs.
Carl Edwards took the lead with 18 laps to go deciding to take a late pit stop and made it over 60 laps on his last tank of gas. Edwards, Greg Biffle and Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished 1-2-3 by
Carl Edwards won a road-course race for the first time in his Sprint Cup Series career after holding Jeff Gordon in the closing laps of Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.
Edwards took the lead on a restart with 25 laps remaining and seemed to have the win wrapped up,
Carl Edwards claimed a rain-relayed win at Bristol Motor Speedway, where weather wreaked havoc on another Sprint Cup race. A caution with 77 laps remaining sent most of the field to pit road, Edwards' crew chief, Jimmy Fennig, made the call to leave his driver on the track. The move