Carl Edwards- Royal Purple 200 Advance

Carl Edwards–Royal Purple 200  

Team:           No. 60 Ford Drive One Mustang

Crew Chief:  Mike Beam
American Muscle

Chassis:       RK-648 – primary – raced in California -Finished second.                     

RK–596 – backup – new Nationwide chassis                                           


Carl Edwards on racing at Darlington Raceway:   “I am proud to drive the Ford Drive One Mustang this weekend at Darlington . Our Nationwide cars have been second to none this season. I think that this race track will be one that can really showcase our engines and how much everyone has worked on these race cars.  I am very optimistic about our chances in the Nationwide race on Friday night.”  

Crew chief Mike Beam on racing at Darlington Raceway:   “I am really excited about going to Darlington . The key here is to stay out of trouble. We need to make sure we have flawless pit stops so we can keep our Ford Mustang up front. Hopefully we will be able to tame the track that is ‘too tough to tame’. “  


* Last year, Edwards finished the season with four wins, 19 top-fives, 27 top-tens and three poles.

* Edwards’ captured his 31st career NASCAR Nationwide win at Nashville Superspeedway. * Edwards has captured four Coors Light pole awards so far in the 2011 Nationwide Series season.

* Edwards’ average finish at Darlington is 12.3.  

2011 No. 60 Team  Name                                                 Duties Mike Beam                                          Crew Chief Scott Graves                                       Engineer Heath Landis                                       Car Chief E.C. Nichols                                        Shock Specialist Brett Ragan                                         Chassis Mechanic Darrell Haskins                                   Driveline Mechanic John Maybry                                        Truck Driver Bennie Stevens                                   2nd Truck Driver Sean Ballentine                                   Tire Specialist Troy Cupples                                      Engine Tuner Darren Beach                                     Gas man Jeremy Neeley                                    Jackman Josh Shipplett                                     Front Tire Carrier Thomas Hatcher                                 Front Tire Changer Garrett Reding                                    Rear Tire Carrier Jason Romesburg                              Rear Tire Changer Dale Hoffman                                      B Team Leader/Pit Support Tyler Paxton                                        Fuel Runner/Pit Support Jason Hedlesky                                   Spotter  

About Roush Fenway Racing Roush Fenway Racing is NASCAR’s largest team operating seven motorsports teams. Four in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with drivers Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards and David Ragan; and three in the Nationwide Series with Edwards, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and Trevor Bayne. F

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