F1, Formula 1, NASCAR, IndyCar, MotoGP, ALMS, And More!
z


Jun 02, 2014 - 03:48 PM
Top News!
Rumors Edition!
Upcoming Racing! (Updated)



Top Stories
· 2014 Detroit: IndyCar Race Two Results - Castroneves, Chevrolet Win! (Jun 1, 2014)
· 2014 Dover: NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Results - Johnson, Chevrolet Win! (Jun 1, 2014)
· 2014 Italy GP: MotoGP Race Results - Marquez Wins! (Jun 1, 2014)
· 2014 Detroit II: IndyCar Qualifying Results - Sato, Honda On Pole! (Jun 1, 2014)
· 2014 Dover: NASCAR Sprint Cup Starting Line-up & Race Preview (Jun 1, 2014)

Previous Top Stories!


Hot Rumors!
· F1: All-new fuel flow sensor to debut in 2014 ? (Jun 2, 2014)
· F1: Red Bull to bill Renault for 2014 crisis ? (May 30, 2014)
· F1: Haas delays F1 debut until 2016 ? (May 29, 2014)
· F1: Red Bull flirting with VW engine switch ? (May 28, 2014)
· F1: Ferrari not giving up on Newey ? (May 28, 2014)
More Rumors!


Edwards Finishes 14th At The Monster Mile
Posted by: newsla on Jun 02, 2014 - 03:44 PM
NASCAR News
Edwards Finishes 14th At The Monster Mile


Carl Edwards headed to Dover International Speedway for the 20th time in his Sprint Cup Series career looking to capture his second win at the Monster Mile. Starting from the 27th-spot, the Roush Fenway Racing driver steadily gained track position throughout the day, and drove his way into the top-15. A tight No.99 Subway Ford Fusion set him back later on, but Edwards kept digging and came home with a 14th-place finish.

 

Bookmark and Share
Edwards was confident in his Ford after finishing sixth in first practice. Unfortunately, those practice speeds did not translate into qualifying as he would end up in 29th during the first round. Edwards once again showed speed in the second and final practice sessions, finishing third and seventh optimistic that this would help him make gains when he hit the track during Sunday’s FedEx 400.

Edwards would start in 27th after two cars were sent to the back. He was able to quickly make his way up the field, posting lap times comparable to the leaders early on. The No. 99 Subway Ford Fusion had the momentum to pass cars one by one, and Edwards cracked the top-15, where he would remain for about 100 laps.

The Columbia, MO native maneuvered his Ford up to 11th before falling to the 20th-position after a couple of restarts. The team worked diligently to correct a tight-handling machine but with a long green flag run they ended up a lap down with about 80 laps remaining.

After taking the wave around after the caution came out with 40 laps remaining, Edwards was back on the lead lap in 16th and fought hard for the remainder of the 400-mile race, ending the day in 14th.

Edwards will return to the track at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, June 8th sitting fifth in points. Coverage of the Pocono 400 begins at 1 pm ET on TNT.


PaddockTalk Perspective



Also in NASCAR News:



 
Related links
· NASCAR Edition
· Top PaddockTalk News!
· NASCAR Rumors
· More about NASCAR News







Home :: _ 


All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest (c) 2003-2014 by PaddockTalk.com.
Contact E-mail: admin@paddocktalk.com
Privacy