Carl Edwards Is “Singing in the (Texas) Rain”

Clean air was all it took for Carl Edwards to stretch out his lead and turn it into a win on Sunday night. After a 5 hour rain delay and over 30 minutes of the cars running at caution speed to help dry the track, Edwards handily won the rain-shortened race. Had the race stayed green, there was little doubt about the outcome. Joey Logano led a race high 178 laps and ultimately finished 2nd, but he did not have the speed Edwards had when it counted most.

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Track Trash – Goin’ to Kansas City

I had to use toothpicks to keep my eyes open, but I made it. At least I wasn’t one of the unfortunate fans in the stands that got drenched. Next weekend is a humdinger….the Showdown and All Star races in Charlotte. Both will be on Fox Sports 1.

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It Was Bristol, Baby!

For most of the night, it sure looked like it was going to be a different winner in the long-delayed Bristol spring race—which was supposed to be a day race. The real winners of the race were Jeff Gordon’s kids giving the starting command. I’ll take that over and Hollywood star’s fake over the top command.

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It Was Bristol, Baby!

If you suffered through the hours of rain delay, you got to see one heck of a race. The race was delayed twice by rain and eventually Carl Edwards won under caution for rain. The first part of the race saw a different set of race contenders than after the second rain delay. Dale Jr. looked like he had a car that could compete. Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski looked stout. Denny Hamlin had faded from the pole but looked like he had something once the track got more rubber…

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