Carl Edwards on his Daytona 500 chances

Carl Edwards on his Daytona 500 chances

Carl Edwards will lead the field to the green flag when the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season commences with the Daytona 500 today. Andrew van de Burgt caught up with the polesitter as he prepared for the big race

NASCAR's crown jewel, the Daytona 500, takes place this afternoon. Andrew van de Burgt caught up with the polesitter Carl Edwards to get his thoughts ahead of the big race.

Q. It's a few hours ahead of the Daytona 500. How are you feeling right now?

Carl Edwards: I feel very good. This is the most confident I've felt for the Daytona 500. We've got a great car, I've been working really hard on my restrictor plate driving. I think we've got as good a shot as we've ever had – we've never had this good a car.

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