COLUMBIA — Carl Edwards Sr. stands behind the announcer’s booth of the Boone County Fairgrounds, where he has been watching as dented, four-cylinder race cars speckled with mud make their way around the short, circular track. The father of NASCAR racer Carl Edwards can recall a time he had to bend the rules to find ways for his son to race this same class of cars. When Edwards Jr. started racing, drivers were supposed to be 16 years old.
Carl Edwards' father reminisces at races at Boone County Fair
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