Carl Edwards Comes in Second at the Lenox Industrial Tools 300
Edwards was in fourth place for most of the race. It was extended when Brian Vickers and Clint Bowyer crashed, bringing out the caution flag on Lap 298. Five laps later Michael Waltrip ran into the back of Robby Gordon.
The last restart finally came on Lap 307 which gave Edwards the opportunity to pass Sadler as he began to run out of fuel. Edwards then went on to pass Denny Hamlin for second place on the final lap but fell short of beating the race's winner Kyle Busch.
"Denny Hamlin and I were having a heck of a race. If I had another inch or two and had been able to make that pass, who knows what could have happened. I just have to thank Office Depot. This whole back to school thing has been a lot of fun lately. Hopefully we can get back to the victory lane. I'll tell you what, you need a Tom Cam, my motor coach driver with a beard. I don't know if I feel worse for my team or for Tom that we didn't win. But man I had a blast and I can't wait to come back here," Edwards commented after the race.
Edwards is now in 13th place in the Cup standings with 7 races left.