Edwards again wins Nationwide race at Texas

Carl Edwards escaped a crash that wiped
out primary challenger Kyle Busch and won his second consecutive
Nationwide race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night.
Edwards and Busch were running 1-2 on lap 88 when Tim Schendel,
nine laps down and last among the 35 cars still running, blew a
right front tire coming out of Turn 1.
Schendel shot up the track and basically split the
front-runners, barely scrapping the back of Edwards' car. But he
was right in front of Busch, who had nowhere to go and hit him full
Edwards, the polesitter, never dropped below third place during
the 200-lap race at the 1½-mile, high-banked track.
After the final pit stops, Edwards held off a closing charge by
Brad Keselowski for his 30th career Nationwide victory. He won by
0.482 seconds, and had an average speed of 147.902 mph.