Carl Edwards Ready for Sprint Unlimited Race in Daytona

3 years 2 months 2 weeks ago February 15, 2013 Feb 15, 2013 Friday, February 15 2013 Friday, February 15, 2013 3:36:58 PM CST in Sports
Source: Roush Fenway Racing

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - Carl Edwards will make his seventh start in the Sprint Unlimited on Saturday night. His best finish to date is seventh in 2009. He has led 54 laps in his previous six starts. Last season Edwards won the pole for the Daytona 500 and from there finished 8th.

Edwards said, "We are very excited about racing our Fastenal Ford in the Sprint Unlimited. We are going there to race as hard as we can and we want to do nothing but win that race. As a new team, it gives us time to work together and learn how we operate in that type of situation. The thing I am most nervous about is the fan vote eliminating some cars, because the way that the chaos of that event is, you could be coming down the back of the straightaway and at the end of that segment and a caution could come out and you're one of the guys that just got shuffled back. I'm certain the fans are going to vote to eliminate some people. I think the biggest fear is that you don't get to race the rest of the race. We are going out to lead every lap and dominate the race and win it. That is our mission."

Edwards' average start at Daytona International Speedway is 16.2; his average finish is 16.6. Edwards' best finish at Daytona is second place, captured in 2011 (and in July 2008).

Crew Chief Jimmy Fenning said "Coming out of Daytona testing we really worked hard to get more speed on the track. Carl and I are both on the same page as far as winning is concerned. Returning to Daytona with a championship crew, keeping our same players without having to replace anybody is a huge gain for us."

The No. 99 Fastenal crew will unload RK-835 for the Sprint Unlimited. This is a brand new car for 2013. You can watch the Sprint Unlimited on FOX beginning at 7 p.m. CT.

 

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