Carl Edwards– Dollar General 300 Miles of Courage Advance
Team: No. 60 Fastenal Ford Mustang
Crew Chief: Mike Beam
Chassis: RK-639 – primary – last ran in Nashville-Finished first.
RK–621 – backup – new Nationwide chassis
Carl Edwards on racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway:
“Our Fastenal team is very excited to race at Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend under the lights. It’s always great for the team to race at home in front of their family and friends. We have been running really well and we have closed the owner’s championship to only 7 points. Our goal is to take over the lead and put our Fastenal Mustang in Victory Lane.”
Crew chief Mike Beam on racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway:
“We always love racing at Charlotte in our hometown. We are bringing the same chassis that we won with in Nashville. This track is super fast. The setup will be completely different than when we raced here in the spring because the temperature will be much cooler. I feel confident that we can get this No. 60 Fastenal Ford back to victory lane for the eighth time this season.”
So far in 2011, Edwards has seven wins, 19 top-fives, and 23 top-10s.
Edwards captured his 36th career Nationwide win at Dover International Speedway.
Edwards has captured seven Coors Light pole awards so far in the 2011 Nationwide Series season.
The No. 60 Mustang is seven points out of first place in the NNS owner’s championship.