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NASCAR Sprint Cup: Is Carl Edwards the Next Mark Martin?

"I told my wife, 'If I can't win this thing, I'm gonna be the best loser NASCAR has ever had,'" Carl Edwards said after losing the Ford 400, and with it the 2011 Sprint Cup, to Tony Stewart on Sunday. It was a typical good-guy Edwards statement, completely in line with the clean-cut public image he likes to maintain.And for the most part, that's who Edwards is. Besides a couple of run-ins with Brad Keselowski, he's generally one of the more likable drivers in the Sprint Cup garage. But beyond that, he's also Jack Roush's top driver, a proven winner in Sprint Cup and head of the juggernaut that is the No. 60 Nationwide team. He worked his way to the top from humble roots in the Midwest, and now that he's at the top, the fitness buff makes su...

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