Carl Edwards is an American. Carl Michael Edwards was born on August 15, 1979. Carl Edwards is the driver of Roush Fenway Racing. Carl Edwards was won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Nationwide Series.
Carl Edwards – Boyhood:
Carl Edwards’ father is Carl Senior. Carl Edwards has also a racing driver for stock cars and USAC midget sprint cars. Carl Edwards has worked in that field above forty years. Carl Edwards has won above 200 races.
Carl Edwards Jr., was raised in Columbia, Missouri. Carl Edwards started his career in 1993. Carl Edwards did not success in any race until 1994. Later, Carl Edwards won 4 races in MMRA National Future stars Minicup series. Carl Edwards won above 14 races on 1995-96 seasons. Carl Edwards joined as a substitute teacher in University of Missouri. Carl Edwards started his racing career in NASCAR.
Carl Edwards – NASCAR:
- In 2001, Carl Edwards restarted his career in NASCAR. Carl Edwards participated in 7 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series events for MB Motorsports. Carl Edwards gained best performance of 8th in Speedway race.
- In 2003, Carl Edwards participated in a full-time Truck Series competition, Superchips company was sponsored him with #99 Ford F-150.
- In 2004, Carl Edwards won more than three races included Florida Dodge Dealers 250 at the Daytona International Speedway. In the same year, Carl Edwards gained NEXTEL Cup Series entrance in 10th position.
- In 2005, Carl Edwards performed a full-time driver of both the NEXTEL Cup and Busch Series. Carl Edwards won every race in this season. On March 19, 2005 Carl Edwards gained Aaron’s 312 race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia. On June 12, 2005, Carl Edwards won the NEXTEL Cup for second time. On October 30, 2005, Carl Edwards won the Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500 race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Carl Edwards won the Roush Racing.
- In 2006, Carl Edwards battled with Roush Racing. Carl Edwards lost a race in 2006.
- In 2007, Carl Edwards won in many events.
- On May 18, 2007, Carl Edwards gained the 2007 NEXTEL Open race.
- On Aug 25, 2007, Carl Edwards won the Sharpie 500 race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Carl Edwards says, “This is the biggest win of my career” in an interview.
- On November 3, 2007, Carl Edwards won the first NASCAR Busch Series Championship at O’Reilly Challenge.
- In 2008, Carl Edwards won his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.
- On October 26, 2008, Carl Edwards gained his 7th win of the season in the Pep Boys Auto 500 at Atlanta.
- On November 2, 2008, Carl Edwards joined Kyle Busch and won the Dickies 500 at Texas race.
- On November 9, 2008, Carl Edwards has won the fourth place at Phoenix.
- In 2009, Aflac Company will sponsor Carl Edward in the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season. The Office Depot will sponsor Tony Stewart and his Stewart-Haas team. Subway will offer the #99 car. Claritin will come back and will be participated in one race for this season.
Carl Edwards – Other Races:
On June 6, 2007, Carl Edwards gained the 2007 NEXTEL Prelude at Eldora Speedway. In 2008, the 2008 Race of Champions, Carl Edwards beaten Michael Schumacher, a Formula One Racer, who gained seven championships. But, David Coulthard beaten Carl Edwards in the next round.
Carl Edwards – Personal Life:
Carl Edwards and Dr. Katherine Downey (Kate Downey) are wedded on January 3, 2009.
Carl Edwards – 2009 NASCAR Crash:
car crash was occurred in the NASCAR Sprint Series car race on Sunday 26 April, 2009. Carl Edwards was driven his car #99 Claritin Ford, with an aggressive driving. The car was flicked in the air above 15 feet in NASCAR Sprint Series race in final lap at the Talladega Speedway. There are seven persons including two women are inured in the car crash.
Dr. Bobby Lewis, the track’s medical director, describe the minor injuries, “Mostly bumps, bruises, contusions and possible fractures.” Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were involved in this crash. The incident occurred at the ending line of the final lap. Carl Edwards and Keselowski were paced quickly than Ryan Newman and Earnhardt. Carl Edwards tried to obstruct the Keselowski’s car. When Carl Edwards’ car was flicked on Newman’s car and dashed into the protective fence. Keselowski tactically escaped from the Edward’s car crash and won the race.
Carl Edwards was jumped from the car window and run away across the finish line after his car spinning. Kelelowski says after winning the race at Talladega, “If we would have run all races without a single lap of contact, everyone in the media center would have wrote about how boring of a race it was, and instead we ran one of the best races you could ever watch on TV with full contact the whole time. Thankfully, no one did get seriously injured, and I do want to emphasize that—I’m thankful for that.”
This was the third crash on Sunday in that race. There are no drivers or people were injured in other incidents. NASCAR is searching the track to make a decision for another safety measures will be created at the speedway race.
Carl Edwards Races won
- Auto Club 500 at Auto Club Speedway - February 25, 2008
- UAW-Dodge 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway - March 2, 2008
- Samsung 500 at Texas Motor Speedway - April 6, 2008
- Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono Raceway - August 3, 2008
- 3M Performance 400 at Michigan International Speedway - August 17, 2008
- Sharpie 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway - August 23, 2008
- Pep Boys Auto 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway - October 26, 2008
- Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway - November 2, 2008
- Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway - November 16, 2008
- Citizens Bank 400 at Michigan International Speedway - June 17, 2007
- Sharpie 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway - August 25, 2007
- Dodge Dealers 400 at Dover International Speedway - September 23, 2007
- Golden Corral 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway - March 20, 2005 Pocono 500 at Pocono Raceway - June 12, 2005
- Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway - October 30, 2005
- Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway - November 6, 2005
- Camping World RV Rental 250 at The Milwaukee Mile - June 21, 2008
- Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250 at Gateway International Raceway - July 19, 2008
- Carfax 250 at Michigan International Speedway - August 16, 2008
- Emerson Radio 250 at Richmond International Raceway - September 7, 2008
- Kroger On Track For The Cure 250 at Memphis Motorsports Park - October 25, 2008
- Hefty Odor Block 200 at Phoenix International Raceway - November 8, 2008
- Ford 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway - November 15, 2008
- Sharpie Mini 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway - March 24, 2007
- Pepsi 300 at Nashville Superspeedway - April 7, 2007
- Dover 200 at Dover International Speedway - June 2, 2007
- Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway - June 9, 2007
- Carquest Auto Parts 300 - at Lowe's Motor Speedway - May 27, 2006
- Federated Auto Parts 300 - at Nashville Superspeedway - June 10, 2006
- New England 200 - at New Hampshire International Speedway - July 15, 2006
- Busch Silver Celebration 250 Presented by Shop 'n Save - at Gateway International Raceway - July 29, 2006
- Aaron's 312 - at Atlanta Motor Speedway - March 19, 2005
- Funai 250 - at Richmond International Raceway - May 13, 2005
- Meijer 300 presented by Oreo - at Kentucky Speedway - June 18, 2005
- Ameriquest 300 - at California Speedway - September 3, 2005
- Arizona 200 - at Phoenix International Raceway - November 12, 2005
- Carl Edwards in Craftsman Truck Series
- Florida Dodge Dealers 250 at Daytona International Speedway - February 13, 2004
- O'Reilly Auto Parts 250 at Kansas Speedway - July 3, 2004
- O'Reilly 200 presented by Valvoline Maxlife at Bristol Motor Speedway - August 25, 2004
- Built Ford Tough 225 at Kentucky Speedway - July 12, 2003
- Power Stroke Diesel 200 at Indianapolis Raceway Park - August 1, 2003
- Federated Auto Parts 200 at Nashville Superspeedway - August 8, 2003