Carl Edwards finally won.After his second longest drought of his career, Edwards pulled away on a late start to snap a 70-race winless streak Sunday.He won for the first time since Las Vegas in 2011. Edwards broke the longest slump of his career by winning at Phoenix in 2010. Coming off a miserable week at Daytona, where he wrecked five cars, Edwards got a push from defending Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski on the restart with two laps left. He pulled away to win the first non-restrictor-plate race with NASCAR’s new Gen-6 car.Edwards did his celebratory backflip for the first time in nearly two years, then went into the stands to celebrate with the fans – just like he did after his last win at PIR.
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