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USA TODAY Sports NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Carl Edwards does a backflip after winning the Food City 500 on Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn.

NASCAR: Edwards wins at rain-soaked Bristol track


By Amanda Vincent

Sports Xchange

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Carl Edwards took the lead by staying out under a caution with 78 laps remaining in the Food City 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, and he remained up front the rest of the 500-lap distance.

Edwards claimed his first win of the season and the third of his career at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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