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Carl Edwards captured the pole for the Sprint All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, paying tribute to the late Dick Trickle along the way.
Jimmie Johnson is lapping the field.
Matt Kenseth left another restrictor plate race pondering what could have been.
Steady rain Saturday washed out qualifying at Talladega Superspeedway, where the field was set by practice speeds.
Carl Edwards is all about gaining any advantage he can.
As punishment, Kenseth was stripped of 50 driver points in standings, as well as the three bonus points he earned for the win that would have been applied in seeding for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Crew chief Jason Ratcliff was fined $200,000 and suspended six races. Car owner Joe Gibbs also was suspended six races.
NASCAR has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to engines, tires and fuel on a race car. Anything even slightly improper is dealt with swiftly and severely. NASCAR always throws the book at offenders.
Matt Kenseth qualifying on the pole for Sunday's race at Kansas Speedway turned some heads.
Greg Biffle is looking forward to a do-over on a 1 1/2-mile track in the new Sprint Cup car.
A furious Denny Hamlin said he won't pay the $25,000 fine leveled on him by NASCAR on Thursday after his criticism of the Gen-6 race car.
If it doesn't rain Friday, NASCAR's drivers won't be surprised if somebody sets a track speed record.
Just two races into the season and NASCAR already has a little driver discord.
Phoenix International Raceway is quickly becoming one of Carl Edwards' favorite tracks.
Coming off a miserable week at Daytona, where he wrecked five cars, Edwards got a push from defending Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski on the restart with two laps left. He pulled away to win the first non-restrictor-plate race with NASCAR's new Gen-6 car.
Bob Osborne stepped down as Carl Edwards' crew chief last July, citing undisclosed health reasons.
"I can't quite grasp what's going on, I guess the consequences of it, but any time you see that, for me personally, it makes you realize the world is a crazy place," Edwards said.
"He was describing his car and he said, `But you know it's just like Texas normally is,' and I thought, `Here's a guy who knows every nuance of this race track and he knows exactly what the car is going to do after five or six laps.' ...