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Carl Edwards
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Born August 15, 1979 (1979-08-15) (age 41)
Columbia, Missouri, U.S.
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Achievements 2007 Busch Series Champion
2011 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Winner
2007 Prelude to the Dream Winner
Awards 2005 Busch Series Rookie of the Year
2003 Craftsman Truck Series Rookie of the Year
2007 Busch Series Most Popular Driver
NASCAR Cup Series career
Car no., team No. 19 (Joe Gibbs Racing)
2015 position 5th
Best finish 2nd (2008, 2011)
First race 2004 GFS Marketplace 400 (Michigan)
First win 2005 Golden Corral 500 (Atlanta)
Wins Top tens Poles
25 202 16
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
2014 position 105th
Best finish 1st (2007)
First race 2002 Charter Pipeline 250 (Gateway)
Last race 2012 Zippo 200 (Watkins Glen)
First win 2005 Aaron's 312 (Atlanta)
Last win 2012 Zippo 200 (Watkins Glen)
Wins Top tens Poles
38 174 27
NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series career
60 races run over 5 years
2007 position 65
Best finish 4th (2004)
First race 2002 O'Reilly Auto Parts 200 (Memphis)
Last race 2007 San Bernardino County 200 (California)
First win 2003 Built Ford Tough 225 (Kentucky)
Last win 2004 O'Reilly 200 (Bristol)
Wins Top tens Poles
6 35 4
Statistics current as of January 15, 2016.

Carl Michael Edwards, II (born August 15, 1979) is an American racecar driver who most recently drove the No. 19 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for Joe Gibbs Racing. In the past, Edwards drove the #99 Aflac Ford Fusion for Roush Fenway Racing. Edwards was the 2007 Nationwide series Champion. In January 2017, Edwards announced that he would not race during the 2017 season. Edwards says he wants to enjoy time away from racing, doing other activities that he enjoys and spending time with his family. He has said he is not retired, and that he may race again.

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