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NASCAR Ford 400: Carl Edwards Set to Capture First Career NASCAR Championship

Carl Edwards has sniffed the Sprint Cup Trophy a few times throughout his career, but, after a fourth-place finish last season, he's in good position on Sunday at the NASCAR Ford 400 to capture the title.Edwards, who came into the NASCAR Ford 400 three points ahead of Tony Stewart, needs to beat Stewart on Sunday to capture his first career championship and effectively end Jimmie Johnson's streak of five consecutive championships.Through 85 laps, he's in first place, while Stewart's early troubles in the race have had him fall to ninth place.It would be a defining moment in Edwards' career, who entered Sunday's race with 19 career Sprint Cup Series wins and 139 Top 10 finishes, and almost won the points title in 2008 when he finished second...

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