Fastenal Ford at Talladega Superspeedway
Carl Edwards and the No. 60 Fastenal team will be in Talladega, AL this weekend for the running of the Aaron's 312 at Talladega Superspeedway. The Nationwide Series qualifies for the race Friday at Noon ET on SPEED with the race on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN2. This marks the third race of the 2011 season that Fastenal will be the primary sponsor of the No. 60.
Carl Edwards on racing at Talladega Superspeedway:
"We are coming off a really big win in Texas. My Crew Chief, Mike Beam, and my No. 60 Fastenal team are doing a great job. You never know what Talladega will produce, but our intention is to carry our momentum in there and win on a Superspeedway".
Crew chief Mike Beam on racing at Talladega Superspeedway:
“We had a great weekend in Texas. We are carrying that momentum into this weekend. At Talladega, we just have to stay out of trouble and not get caught in the “big one”. Our No. 60 team has done a great job all year on pit road so with another solid performance on pit road, we are hoping to take this Fastenal Ford back to victory lane.”
* Last year, Edwards finished the season with four wins, 19 top-fives, 27 top-tens and three poles.
* Edwards’ captured his 30th career NASCAR Nationwide win at Texas Motor Speedway last weekend.
* In 2011, Edwards has scored five consecutive top-10 finishes.
* Edwards is currently second in the Owner’s standing, one point behind the No. 20 Joe Gibbs team.