Edwards Announces Birth of Son Michael

5 years 5 months 2 weeks ago May 06, 2011 May 6, 2011 Friday, May 06 2011 Friday, May 06, 2011 1:26:00 PM CDT in Sports
Source: The Associated Press

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) - NASCAR star Carl Edwards and his wife, Kate, announced the birth of their second child Friday. 

Edwards said that Michael Edwards was born Wednesday night weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces and that he and his mother were in good health and home resting. The Edwards also have a daughter, Anne, who was born in February 2010.

"She's a great mom," Edwards said of Kate, "so I hope she enjoys this Mother's Day."

The Sprint Cup points leader is preparing for Saturday's Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

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