LONG POND, Pa (AP) - Carl Edwards says he decided to stick with Roush Fenway Racing because the organization gives him the best chance to win championships.
Edwards was the hottest free agent in NASCAR before signing a multi-year contract extension Thursday. Speaking Friday at Pocono Raceway, Edwards says money was not a factor in his decision. Edwards says a conversation with team owner Jack Roush took all the pressure off his decision.
Roush told Edwards during negotiations to make the decision that was best for him.
Edwards, who acted as his own agent, says hearing that was a big relief and helped make a decision that had dragged into the summer. Edwards is the current Sprint Cup Series points leader and in position to compete for his first Cup championship.

Recent NASCAR Discussions

NASCAR Odds

No NASCAR odds found

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail Toyota/Save Mart 350 Picks Which driver will navigate the road course of Sonoma and grab a victory in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 today? Here’s our picks for...
Thumbnail American Ethanol E15 250 Picks The NASCAR Xfinity Series drives under the lights tonight for the American Ethanol E15 250. Here are some...
Thumbnail Iowa 200 Predictions The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drives under the lights tonight for the Iowa 200. Here are some drivers we like...
Thumbnail Iowa 200 Odds The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series gets the racing weekend started on Friday night when drivers compete in the Iowa 200....
Thumbnail American Ethanol E15 250 Odds The NASCAR Xfinity Series will head to the Midwest this week for the running of the American Ethanol E15 250....