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Raybestos® Brakes Help Carl Edwards Lock a Chase Spot
Second Win of the Season, First at Richmond and 21st of His Career
McHenry, IL — September 9, 2013 - Carl Edwards finished first at Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway… and first in “regular season.” championship points.
Edwards, in his Frosted Flakes No. 99 Ford Fusion, led 46 laps before capturing his second win of the season. Under the stopping power of the Raybestos Racing short track brake package, he also seized the Sprint Cup points lead. Teammate Greg Biffle secured his sixth career Chase entry with a solid run of 12th-place.
For Roush Fenway Racing, this marks the 10th time in 10 seasons of the Chase the team placed multiple entries inside the Sprint Cup ‘playoff’ field. This marks the seventh time Edwards made the Chase field in his career.
The Raybestos Racing brake package, used by NASCAR® teams like Roush Fenway Racing, combines ample stopping power with a considerable weight savings advantage on tracks like Richmond International Raceway’s .75-mile short track.
Raybestos racing brake pads are the ultimate high-friction, high-torque racing pads. The famous Raybestos “ST” series racing compounds provide superior stopping power for championship-caliber race teams.
Raybestos Racing calipers make up the strongest and lightest caliper package currently available in all of NASCAR. They have an optimized structure caliper architecture design and a mono-block aluminum alloy construction. They also include integral crossover cooling and progressively sized titanium pistons.
Raybestos Racing two-piece rotors are engineered to withstand the high-heat torture of short tracks and road courses; delivering the effective lightweight operation required for qualifying and superspeedway runs. Winning features include an S-groove slot design, a racing-specific vane configuration and optimized metallurgy.
The lessons learned on tracks like Richmond are continually translated into product improvements across the entire Raybestos product line, which includes racing, street performance, police patrol/pursuit vehicles and heavy-duty trucks.
For more information on the Raybestos Sprint Cup braking system, or for questions on any Raybestos brand brake or chassis products, visit www.RaybestosBrakes.com or call 800-323-0354.
Brake Parts Inc (BPI) is one of the leading global manufacturers of braking systems in the transportation industry. The BPI brake product line includes everything from brake pads and rotors, to drums, shoes, calipers and hydraulic parts for the light and medium duty market. Raybestos® brakes are used by top racing teams in NASCAR® competition such as Roush Fenway Racing, Joe Gibbs Racing and Richard Petty Motorsports. For more information about Raybestos brakes, visit Raybestos.com.
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