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All Stars Won By Edwards

May 25, 2011 by  
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The very first NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race took place in 1985, and was hosted by Lowe’s Motor Speedway, which is known today as the Charlotte Motor Speedway. It was however named The Winston till the year 2004, after which it became the Nextel All Star Challenge until the year 2007. The drivers of this event consist of the winners of the previous season, as well as the winners of the Cup Series from the last ten years.

Edwards Wins Kobalt Tools 400

March 9, 2011 by  
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The Las Vegas Motor Speedway is home to the annual Kobalt Tools 400 that was inaugurated in 1998. The race is held over a distance of four hundred miles, or six hundred and forty kilometers. Kobalt became the main sponsors for 2011. The race was known as the Shelby American from 2008 to 2010 and before that, from 2001 to 2008, it was known as the UAW Daimler Chrysler 400. On Sunday, 6 March 2011, the Kobalt Tools 400 was in full swing, and the biggest smile on the podium belonged to Carl Edwards – this year’s winner.

Annual Race of Champions Great Fun

December 17, 2008 by  
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Every year some of the world’s greatest drivers gather together to enjoy a relaxing and entertaining bit of racing – the annual Race of Champions event. The race has been described as being “like racing go-karts in your living room” by Jenson Button (Formula One) and it certainly seems to be an apt description of this enjoyable event.

Johnson’s Lead Becomes Virtually Unstoppable

November 12, 2008 by  
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Until now, there’s always been a question of “what if?” when it comes to the Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards scenario. Though Johnson has been in the lead for some time now, a couple of bad races and interesting finishes have put a stop to any claims that he is completely unbeatable this racing season – until now that is.

Edwards Wins Race But Johnson Still In Championship Lead

October 28, 2008 by  
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It seems that there is little hope now that anyone will be able to catch Jimmie Johnson in the run for the Sprint Cup Championship. Even though Carl Edwards won Sunday’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, he’s still so far behind Johnson that is seems doubtful that he’ll ever catch up.

Tony Stewart Wins AMP Energy 500 at Talladega

October 9, 2008 by  
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After just barely surviving a mass of collisions at the AMP Energy 500 on Sunday, October 5, an exuberant Tony Stewart managed to take home the winner’s trophy. This was his first ever win at Talladega Superspeedway and Stewart certainly had a lot to be thankful for after a very difficult and trying race.

8th Nationwide Series Win for Busch

September 23, 2008 by  
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When Kyle Busch takes to the racetrack, fans are generally kept on tenterhooks waiting to see if he’ll blast past fellow competitors to take the winner’s trophy or if he’ll let his winning style slide for another bad finish. This past weekend’s race left no-one guessing, however, as Busch leisurely kept ahead of the pack for an easy finish.

Carl Edwards Wins Carfax 250

August 18, 2008 by  
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During an exciting race on Saturday, Carl Edwards pulled out ahead of the pack to collect his third Nationwide Series victory so far this season. In doing so he took his Planter’s Peanut sponsored car, complete with Mr. Peanut logo, passed 42 race teams and fought off the likes of other top drivers Tony Stewart and Brian Vickers until he at last came out on top.

NASCAR Montreal Race Wettest In History

August 5, 2008 by  
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When the cars lined up on the starting grid at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal this past weekend, it was clear that the drivers were in for a wet race. Despite almost swimming to the finish line, the majority of drivers seemed to have enjoyed the change in conditions at the first truly wet conditions that NASCAR has ever experienced at a major points race.

Brickyard Title Goes To Johnson After Tough Race

July 30, 2008 by  
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It wasn’t easy but after a grueling series of short dashes for victory, Jimmie Johnson finally managed to take home the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard Sprint Cup race. Sunday afternoon’s race saw 43 of the world’s best driver’s fight for survival as the rough racetrack brought them to a screeching halt repetitively during the course of the race.

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