Monday, August 31, 2009

An Exciting Finish To Montreal's NASCAR Race

Carl Edwards does a backflip from his car at the finish line at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve after winning the NAPA Auto parts 200 NASCAR Nationwide series race on Sunday. Photograph by: John Kenney, The Gazette

Edwards Pounces On Final Turn -- The Montreal Gazette

Edges ambrose for checkered flag 'Just an amazing last lap. I can't believe I caught him,' he says of Île Notre Dame win.

Carl Edwards stole Marcos Ambrose's thunder yesterday during an exciting, incident-filled NASCAR Nationwide Series NAPA Auto Parts 200 on Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

Ambrose, who led a career-high 60 laps, saw his lead slip away on the last turn as he lost control of his car for a split second, going wide and allowing Edwards to slip past and claim the checkered flag. Ambrose was able to hold on for second spot.

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More News On NASCAR

No shortage of thrills on this track -- National Post
NASCAR fans enjoy a wet n' wild 200 miles -- CTV
Carl Edwards passes Marcos Ambrose on final turn to win at NAPA Auto Parts 200 -- Canadian Press
Quebec drivers give fans lots to cheer about at NASCAR Nationwide race -- Canadian Press
Ambrose's mistake gives Edwards the win at Montreal -- Miami Heral

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