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Published on August 17th, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

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Edwards Wins Carfax 250

Carl Edwards passed Tony Stewart in the pits, then drove away from the field to win the Carfax 250 from Michigan International Raceway.

Danny Efland crashed on the white flag lap, ending the race and securing Carl Edwards’ victory.

Brian Vickers, finished second, Stewart finished third, and Mark Martin and Greg Biffle rounded out the top 5.

Mike Bliss, Joey Logano, Jason Leffler, Kelly Bires and Clint Bowyer finished sixth through 10 respectively.

Notables: Brad Keselowski (11th), Marcos Ambrose (12th), Dario Franchitti (13th), David Stremme (16th), Scott Wimmer (22nd), Kenny Wallace (30th), David Reutimann (34th), and David Ragan (36th). 

Clint Bowyer and David Reutimann were racing side-by-side in the top 5 when Bowyer drifted up and made contact with Reutimann. Reutimann gestured out the window at Bowyer. Shortly after the contact, Reutimann appeared to cut a tire and made hard contact with the wall. He finished 34th.

Bowyer suffered damage from the contact and began losing positions. He finished 10th.

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Michael J. Smith is a NASCAR enthusiast and blogger. In addition to founding this website, Michael is a journalist with over a decade of experience writing for prestigious media organizations.



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