NASCAR America: Carl Edwards’ win at Texas shakes up the Chase


Carl Edwards won at Texas Motor Speedway thanks to his pit crew, and now other drivers have to head into Phoenix with a must-win mentality. 

“Listen, if you were anybody in the Chase the one person you did not want to see win that race was Carl Edwards,” said Jeff Burton. “Because you had him in trouble, he was on the mat, he was way down points. Now, guess what, who’s the one guy you don’t want to see win Phoenix? Kevin Harvick. Because now it makes that point race that much more difficult.

“We see how close the points are. These guys winning when they’re in trouble puts a tremendous amount of pressure on the guys who have been using points to move forward.”