NASCAR Media Day 2009 -- Carl Edwards

No. 99 Ford, Roush Fenway Racing DRIVER: Carl Edwards BORN: August 15, 1979 HOMETOWN: Columbia, Mo. CREW CHIEF: Bob Osborne NOTES: Will this be the year Edwards finally breaks through? He put togdther a dazzling stretch run during the Chase last fall to put some pressure on Jimmie Johnson by winning three of the last four races. His most memorable moment, however, may have been in a race he didn't win: his go-for-broke last fall at Kansas -- when he drove deep into the corner in an effort to pass Johnson on the last lap only to slam into the wall -- showed how badly he wanted to win the championship. Should be right there again in 2009.
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