Carl Edwards Dover Fast Facts


Team: No. 99 Aflac Ford Fusion

Crew Chief: Bob Osborne

Chassis: RK-705 – This is a brand new car

Edwards, NSCS at Dover International Speedway:

Date Event S F Laps Led Status Money

5-16-10 Autism Speaks 400 9 8 400/400 0 Running $136,773

9-27-09 AAA 400 30 11 400/400 0 Running $128,106

5-31-09 Autism Speaks 400 13 7 400/400 12 Running $149,656

9-21-08 Camp. World 400 22 3 400/400 85 Running $175,150

6-1-08 Best Buy 400 14 2 400/400 64 Running $235,375

9-23-07 Dodge Dealers 400 15 1 400/400 95 Running $229,250

6-4-07 Dover 400 5 3 400/400 18 Running $190,100

9-24-06 Dover 400 6 2 400/400 21 Running $172,850

6-4-06 Neighborhood 400 25 15 400/400 2 Running $104,125

9-25-05 MBNA 400 32 9 404/404 0 Running $93,850

6-5-05 MBNA 400 8 16 398/400 0 Running $98,060

9-26-04 MBNA America 400 15 18 397/400 0 Running $97,417

Races Wins Top-5s Top-10s Poles Led Money

Cumulative 12 1 5 8 0 297 $1,810.712

Carl Edwards on racing at Dover International Speedway:

“We have nine races left in the Chase and we are going to Dover to win this race. We are going all out 100 percent. We’re taking a new car this weekend that should be fast. I’m excited to go there. It’s a great track for me and my Aflac team. We’ve had some really good runs there including a win. For me this is one of the races in the Chase where I can make a difference as a driver.”

Crew Chief Bob Osborne on racing at Dover International Speedway:

“Although we’ve got two one-mile tracks in a row, they couldn’t be more different. I’m looking forward to racing at Dover this weekend since it’s a much better track for us than New Hampshire. We typically run much better on the banked tracks than on the flat ones. We’ve got a new car for Dover that I feel will be extremely competitive. Dover is a difficult race track to drive and Carl really excels with cars that don’t necessarily handle well an entire race. It has a lot to do with getting the most out of what you have for a race car and he does that extremely well.”

Fast Facts

Carl Edwards is currently eighth in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, 95 points behind the leader. To date he has six top fives, 14 top 10s and two poles this season.

FOR THE RECORD…In 12 starts at the one-mile track, Edwards has one win, five top-five and eight top-10 finishes. Edwards scored his only Cup win there in Sept. ’07. He has an average start of 16.2 and an average finish of 7.9.

LAPS…Edwards has led 297 laps at Dover. He has only led more laps at two other tracks on the NASCAR circuit – Texas (476) and Atlanta (331). He has completed 99.9 percent of his laps there (4799 of 4804 laps).

ON THE TRACK… The No. 99 team will be unloading chassis RK-705 this weekend. This is a brand new Aflac Ford Fusion.

IN THE LOOP… According to NASCAR’s Loop Statistics compiled over the last 12 races at Dover, Edwards has turned 296 of the track’s fastest laps which is fourth highest, spent 3,100 laps (70.4%) in the top 15 (seventh highest) and led a total of 297 laps (sixth highest). Edwards’ driver rating (102.2) is fourth best among active drivers.

REWIND, DOVER, September 2009… Edwards fought a loose condition much of the race with the team making adjustments on every pit stop to help him. A late-race stop under caution for fresh tires with 30 laps to go was just what he needed to work his way up to 11th place to finish the race.

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