Carl Edwards wins Food City 500 in Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. – A demeanour during all a movement and formula from Sunday’s Food City 500 during Bristol Motor Speedway:

WINNER: Carl Edwards scored his initial win of a deteriorate to turn a third Joe Gibbs Racing motorist with a playoff berth probably clinched – this usually 8 races into a 2016 season. Edwards won for a fourth time during Bristol, where he also went to feat line in 2007, 2008 and 2014. Interestingly enough, Edwards shone on a day where his 3 teammates – Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin – all struggled with tire problems and other several misfortune.

“There was so many opposite things function there — opposite things function during opposite times,” a pole-sitter pronounced from feat lane. “I got to work on my restarts though; man, Kurt (Busch) had those things figured out. This is usually great, man, usually awesome. Now we’re in a Chase, and we can have some fun.”

Hamlin won a Daytona 500; Kyle Busch has won twice – during Martinsville Speedway and during Texas Motor Speedway.

SIX-PACK: Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished second after a non-start during a immature dwindle when he had no power. Kurt Busch, rookie Chase Elliott and Trevor Bayne dull out a tip five. It was Bayne’s best finish given winning a Daytona 500 in 2011. Matt DiBenedetto was teary-eyed on array highway after finishing a career-best sixth.

TIRED OF BAD LUCK: Kenseth, a four-time Bristol winner, was winning a early stages of a competition when he had a prosaic tire and strike a wall. He fell from initial to 28th – a final automobile on a lead path – following a incident. Kenseth rallied, usually to humour another prosaic tire with reduction than 200 laps to go; this time, he went behind a wall. Kenseth has had terrible fitness this year – usually one top-10 finish notwithstanding quick cars each week – though said, “I’m going to put a grin on my face and get prepared for Richmond.”

PHOTOS: In a driver’s chair with Carl Edwards

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