Carl Edwards – NNS ADVANCE
Team: No. 60 Copart.com Ford
Crew Chief: Mike Beam
Carl Edwards on racing at Phoenix International Raceway:
“Our Copart team is coming off a spectacular win in Texas. That’s exactly what we need to do. We need to take the momentum into Phoenix and Homestead and win the next two races. Phoenix is an excellent track for us and we have had a lot of success there. The plan is to go there and win.”
Crew chief Mike Beam on racing at Phoenix International Raceway:
“Carl won the race in Phoenix last fall. After coming off the win in Texas, the team has great moral and energy to be even more competitive. With accurate pit stops we should have the perfect combination to help get us into victory lane Saturday.”
-FLASHBACK…last week in Texas, after leading 59 laps Edwards went to win. This victory makes his 50th career NASCAR win.
-CARL EDWARDS…will make his 12th Nationwide Series start at Phoenix International Raceway Saturday. In April, Edwards finished sixth after starting from the pole position.
-FOR THE RECORD… Edwards’ average start in Phoenix is 6.8 and his average finish is 6.5. He has three poles and three wins at Phoenix.
-THE CAR…The No. 60 team will take chassis RK-674 to Phoenix. This is the same chassis that Edwards ran earlier this season at Gateway, Dover and Bristol.
-ON THE TRACK…This weekend Copart.com will serve as the primary sponsor on the No. 60. Visit Copart.com to bid on exclusive Carl Edwards memorabilia including the motorcycle he won earlier this season at Road America.
-IN THE NATIONWIDE SERIES…Roush Fenway Racing has seven wins, 19 top-five and 33 top-10s in 48 Nationwide Series starts at Phoenix International Raceway.
2010 No. 60 Racing Team
Mike Beam Hickory, NC
Hal Ralston Staunton, VA
Heath Landis Forest City, NC
EC Nichols Detroit, TX
Brett Ragan Unadilla, GA
Kenny DeGuisto Garland, TX
Jay Maybry Camp Bello, SC
Bennie Stevens Hampton, TN
Justin Edgell Salisbury, NC
Troy Cupples Normal, IL
Jason Hedlesky Clinton, MI
Tom Hatcher Middleburg, FL
Frank Brassfield Fort Walton Beach, FL
Jeremy Neeley Trenton, GA
Michael Smith Hiddenite, NC
Dale Hoffman Allentown, PA
Jon Moore Gainesville, GA
Darren Beach New Franklin, MO