Edwards Races to Nationwide Victory

9 years 1 month 4 weeks ago Saturday, July 23 2011 Jul 23, 2011 Saturday, July 23, 2011 9:01:00 PM CDT July 23, 2011 in Sports
Source: Assoicated Press
By: Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) -- Carl Edwards dominated the NASCAR Nationwide Series race Saturday night at Nashville Superspeedway. Edwards' teammate at Roush Fenway Racing, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., finished second and Mike Dillon was third.

Edwards, who leads the Sprint Cup points race over Jimmie Johnson, was leading when the first caution came out on lap 82 for debris. The next lap he entered the pits and was penalized for speeding and NASCAR officials ordered him to the rear of the longest line of cars for the restart.

Edwards worked his way back through the field and passed Dillon on lap 120 for the lead. On the pass the air from Edwards' car caused Dillon to wiggle wildly in turn four.


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