Tag Archives: Carl Edwards

Somewhere in Those Trees, There’s Still a Forest

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 10:45 a.m. The past 25 years – the ones that my job led me to follow NASCAR closely – have made the sport much more appealing to the mind than the heart. This … Continue reading

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The Dimming of the Stars

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, May 19, 2017, 10:01 a.m. I’m not going to reminisce about past NASCAR all-star memories. Most of them are distant. I was in the grandstands the first time it was run at night. I’ve told that … Continue reading

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I Feel Like I’ve Gotta Travel On

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, January 13, 2017, 10:52 a.m. I haven’t been to a race track since Homestead, Florida, at the end of 2012. On January 4, 2013, the Gaston Gazette informed that my position would be discontinued on … … Continue reading

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They Both Wore Their Own Kinds of Hats

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 11:58 a.m. Here’s what Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards have in common, and it’s not much. Both, when they arrived at NASCAR’s highest level, were a sportswriter’s dream, and some of those then … Continue reading

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In and Out, Up and Down, Left and Right …

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, June 29, 2015, 10:29 a.m. A few observations from Kyle Busch’s victory in Sunday’s Toyota/SaveMart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, the road course in California’s Wine Country: The chief question raised by the weekend is whether or … Continue reading

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Save the Goose!

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, May 25, 2015, 11:53 a.m. On May 21, at Charlotte Motor Speedway in what NASCAR officials call “a driver availability,” i.e., a media conference, Kevin Harvick, the reigning Sprint Cup champion, said, “Wait a second. Let’s … Continue reading

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Edwards the Overachiever

Clinton, S.C., Friday, June 27, 2014, 4:14 p.m. Take a look at the Sprint Cup point standings, and it’s hard to make a case that Carl Edwards’ team is off. He has two victories and is sixth in the rankings, … Continue reading

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