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NASCAR community reacts to news of Carl Edwards stepping away from racing

Tue Jan 10 10:03:05 EST 2017 | Fox Sports
Statement from FOX Sports regarding speculation Carl Edwards is retiring from full-time driving to join the FOX NASCAR broadcast team:  “We were as surprised as anyone to hear the news about Carl Edwards’ expected retirement, and we will be following the story alongside everyone else.  FOX Sports has really enjoyed having Carl in the booth and on our air in various capacities over the years, but speculation that he may be climbing out of the car to join the FOX NASCAR broadcast team is..

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News is beginning to swirl that NASCAR driver Carl Edwards is going to announce Wednesday that he is stepping away from the sport. It’s a story that is still developing but Bob Poc..
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) Carl Edwards made it clear Wednesday he’s not retired. Instead, one of NASCAR’s top stars is walking away from a championship organization for three very pe..
Carl Edwards, you iconoclast, you. You extremely interesting, intensely private man, you apparently are ready to add another element to the saga that was your laureled and on-..
Carl Edwards, you iconoclast. You extremely interesting, intensely private man. You apparently are ready to add another element to the saga that was your laureled and on-the-cusp-o..
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In a stunning decision, NASCAR driver Carl Edwards is walking away from the final year of his contract with Joe Gibbs Racing less than two months after nearly win..
When rumors flew a couple of weeks ago about a driver retiring, Carl Edwards didn't come to mind. Maybe Danica Patrick was ready to hang it up. Maybe Jamie McMurray had enough. But..
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Carl Edwards will leave Joe Gibbs Racing effective immediately without regrets and while he's still healthy, he announced Wednesday.? Edwards said he has no p..
Carl Edwards is expected to announce Wednesday that he will retire immediately from NASCAR racing, according to sources familiar with his plans. Edwards, 37, spent 13 years in the ..
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Carl Edwards made it clear Wednesday he’s not retired. Instead, one of NASCAR’s top stars is walking away from a championship organization for three very ..
Daniel Suarez gets an immediate promotion to race the No. 19 Toyota in place of Edwards for Joe Gibbs Racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. According to numerous reports ..
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Carl Edwards describes it as the scene from Forrest Gump, where after running and running with no end in sight, Tom Hanks' character just stops running. For E..
Carl Edwards on Wednesday made official what FOXSports.com first reported a day earlier: He is leaving Joe Gibbs Racing and will not compete in NASCAR in 2017. Appearing at a press..
Calling at least a temporary halt to a career he described as “living a dream,” Carl Edwards confirmed Wednesday his decision to step away from driving race cars to pursue what he ..
FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2016, file photo, Carl Edwards waves during driver introductions for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ar..
The NASCAR world was shocked Tuesday when reports revealed Carl Edwards wouldn't race in 2017. Edwards, 37, confirmed the news Wednesday in a press conference, saying he has n..
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Carl Edwards listed reason after reason for stepping away from full-time NASCAR competition this season, less than two months removed from nearly winning ..
Popular NASCAR driver Carl Edwards will not compete in 2017, FoxSports.com reported Tuesday, saying he is leaving Joe Gibbs Racing "to pursue other interests outside of drivin..
Statement from FOX Sports regarding speculation Carl Edwards is retiring from full-time driving to join the FOX NASCAR broadcast team:  “We were as surprised as anyone to hear..
Carl Edwards is expected to announce he will step away from NASCAR immediately in a news conference Wednesday at Joe Gibbs Racing, a person with direct knowledge of the s..
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) Carl Edwards confirms that he is walking away from NASCAR this season. At a news conference Wednesday, Edwards listed three reasons for his decision to not ..
FOX NASCAR television analyst Darrell Waltrip admits he was “beyond” shocked by the recent news of Carl Edwards announcing he will not return to compete full-time in the No. 19 Toy..
Carl Edwards is expected to announce he will step away from NASCAR immediately in a news conference Wednesday at Joe Gibbs Racing, a person with direct knowledge of the situation t..
Joe Gibbs was in a meeting shortly before Christmas when he was informed Carl Edwards had unexpectedly stopped by Joe Gibbs Racing’s headquarters hoping to speak with his team owne..
Carl Edwards, who is expected to announce today that he won't race in 2017, won 28 races over a 13-season NASCAR Cup career. But, as much as anything else, Edwards will be known fo..
The two-time Cup Series championship runner-up said he’s heard the rumors and wanted to make clear that his decision to walk away from NASCAR was 100 percent personal. In other wor..
Carl Edwards announced Wednesday that he’d be retiring Immediately from the MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR Cup Series. Carl Edwards stunned everybody in and related to NASCAR..
Like everyone, I was shocked by the news that Carl Edwards won’t race in 2017. Edwards is fiercely competitive, devoted to the sport, devoted to winning races and finally winning a..
NASCAR isn’t like team sports in that in that fans focus on specific drivers as opposed to an entire team or organization. As a result there will come a point in the life of every ..
After FOXSports.com first reported Carl Edwards would step away from Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing, the news was made official on Wednesday in a press conference at Joe G..
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) Carl Edwards listed reason after reason for stepping away from full-time NASCAR competition this season, less than two months removed from nearly winning hi..
Carl Edwards announced today that he is stepping away from NASCAR and Joe Gibbs Racing. The 37-year-old driver wouldn't use the word retirement, but has no plans to get behind the ..
11:37 AM ET Carl Edwards is expected to announce Wednesday that he will retire immediately from NASCAR racing, according to sources familiar with his plans. Edwards, 37, spent 13 y..
NASCAR driver Carl Edwards is retiring from the sport less than two months after nearly winning his first Cup championship, two people with knowledge of the situation told the Asso..
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- It took 24 minutes to finally see some emotion from Carl Edwards. OK, actually it took 15 years and 24 minutes. He waited until just before he walked out the ..
Let’s face it, the timing of Carl Edwards’ decision to step away from NASCAR and leave Joe Gibbs Racing at the height of his career is shocking. Edwards is only 37 years old and is..