Carl Edwards–Royal Purple 200
Team: No. 60 Ford Drive One Mustang
Crew Chief: Mike Beam
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
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