Carl Edwards – Aaron’s 499

Carl Edwards – Aaron’s 499
Team:         No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion
Crew Chief:     Jimmy Fennig
Chassis:       RK- 835 which last ran in the Budweiser Duels
RK – 829 backup which last ran as the primary for the Sprint Unlimited

ADVANCE NOTES

·         Edwards at Talladega


American Muscle

In his previous 17 starts at Talladega, Edwards has one top-five and four top-10 finishes. Edwards’ average start at Talladega is 14.9, his average finish is 21.8.  Edwards has completed 88.4 percent of his laps attempted at Talladega, and led 25 laps.

·         In the Loop

According to NASCAR’s Loop Statistics compiled over the last 19 races at Talladega, Edwards has turned 61 of the fastest laps at Talladega Superspeedway.

·         The Car

The No. 99 Fastenal Blue Team will unload RK-835 for the weekend which last ran in the Budweiser Duels in Daytona.

·         Primary Sponsor Note

Fastenal returns to the track with Lenox, Milwaukee, Panduit and Louisville suppliers on the hoot, TV panel, deck lid and B-post.

QUOTE WORTHY

Edwards quotes on the Aaron’s 499

“We’ve got the Fastenal Ford at Talladega and it’s been a track where we’ve had some really good days and some bad days, so I’m hoping for a great day. We’d love to get our first superspeedway win as a team. Jimmy Fennig was able to win two of these speedway races with Matt Kenseth last year, so I feel like I have the best guy on the box that I could have. We’ve got a fast race car, our mission is to be there on the last lap in position to win. The Gen-^ car has provided some serious pack racing at these speedway races so I think it’s going to be tougher than ever. As long as we don’t wreck five cars like we did in Daytona I think it will be a success. We want to come out of there in a good spot in points, second is nice and we don’t want to fall any lower than that.”

2013 No. 99 Blue Team

Name                                      Duties                                                 Hometown

Darren Beach                         Catch Front Tire                                  New Franklin, M.O.

Cameron Cobb                       Jackman                                            Washington, I.L.

Justin Coble                            Spot Rear Tire                                    Greensboro, N.C.

Richie Davis                            Car Chief/Grille                                   Miami, F.L.

Greg Emmer                           Road Mechanic/Front Hose               Allenton, W.I.

Jimmy Fennig                         Crew Chief                                          Milwaukee, W.I.

Joey Fennig                            Windshield                                           Harrisburg, N.C.

Jason Hedlesky                      Spotter                                                Clinton, M.I.

Doug Impsen              Motor Specialist/Sign Board/Spot Front Tire        Pequannock, N.J.

Norm Lowe                             Catch Rear Tire                                  Webster, M.A.

Zach Marquardt                      Road Mechanic/Tire Runner              Lena, W.I.

Dave McDonald                      Shock Specialist/2nd Gas Man           Clinton, M.I.

Ryan McCray                         Rear Tire Carrier                                 Highland, C.A.

Matt Millard                             Truck Driver                                        Middleton, W.I.

Jon Moore                               Rear Tire Changer                              Gainesville, G.A.

Justin Nottestad                      Front Tire Changer                             Cambridge, W.I.

Collin Pasi                               Front Tire Carrier                                Concord, N.C.

Garrett Reding                        Mechanic                                            Rockton, I.L.

Greg Rimmer                          2nd Truck Driver                                  Charlotte, N.C.

Nick Sandler                           Engineer                                              Ashville, N.C.

Randy Seals                           Engineer                                              Ashville, N.C.

Dave Smith                             Mechanic                                            Baltimore, M.D.

Don Stern                                Mechanic                                            Burnt Hills, N.Y.

Scott Swift                              Tire Specialist                                     Kannapolis, N.C.

Shawn Ward                           Gas Man                                             Hickory, N.C.

Jim Watson                             Catch Gas Can/Gas Runner              Greenfield, W.I.


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