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Third NASCAR Busch Series Win for Carl Edwards

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Carl Edwards conquered the so-called Monster Mile at Dover, Delaware in the NASCAR Busch Series. He drove the No. 60 Dish Network Ford Fusion to its third victory of the 2007 season and extended his points lead by 472 points.


Carl Edwards wins third Busch Series of 2007, photo courtesy of NASCAR
Carl Edwards wins third Busch Series of 2007 photo courtesy of NASCAR
Edwards started eighth but immediately propelled into the top-five where he remained for the rest of the 200 lap race. After lap 177 he fought off several late race yellows to catch Roush Fenway teammate Matt Kenseth in a fight for the lead. The two battled over the next 13 laps.

Edwards passed Kenseth in the closing laps. With only ten laps remaining the final caution flag flew. In the single file restart Edwards held off Denny Hamlin and Scott Wimmer to secure first place.

“The win was unbelievable,” said Edwards. “This is probably the best car I’ve ever had. Pierre Kuettel and all the guys on our team were awesome. Pierre and I were both thinking you can't lose a race with a car this good. It would really make Jack Roush mad. Everything worked out and it was great. It was an awesome race to win.”

Next week Edwards travels back and forth from Nashville, Tennessee with full intentions to “three”-peat at the track where they dominate. Edwards is the defending champion there.

“Carl Edwards is on a roll,” said K&N Engineering Sports Marketing Director Charles Maier. “He is doing quite well with his Busch team and we are happy he is making it to the front with K&N products.”

Follow Carl Edward's progress throughout the racing season at the K&N news site. Find K&N products for your vehicle using the K&N application search then use the K&N dealer search to find a K&N dealer in your part of the world.

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