Carl Edwards returns to Michigan, but not for Roush

BY foxsports • June 13, 2015

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) Carl Edwards acknowledges this trip to Michigan feels a bit different to him.

Edwards drives a Toyota now for Joe Gibbs Racing after more than a decade with Roush Fenway. So perhaps that makes him a bit of an outsider for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.

Toyota hasn't won a Cup race at MIS since 2011, with Chevrolet and Ford winning three each since then.

Edwards says winning this race in a Toyota would be special, because he's seen how much of an emphasis the domestic manufacturers put on events in Michigan.

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