The stock car racer/athlete debate is always in high gear
It’s been 70 races since Carl Edwards last got to do his accustomed backflip to celebrate a NASCAR Sprint Cup stock car victory.
But the 33-year-old Missouri native still didn’t miss a beat as he hopped out of his Subway-sponsored Ford Fusion in front of cheering fans at Phoenix International Raceway.
Edwards promptly launched himself into the air and made a landing at the start-finish line that could even make an Olympic gymnast – and even those stodgy scorers – happy. Not a 10 but easily a good 8.5 as he landed on both feet, but stumbled just a bit following victory at the Subway...