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Carl Edwards leaving Roush-Fenway Racing after 11 years

Carl Edwards will not be with Roush-Fenway Racing for the 2015 season, ending an 11-year partnership.

Carl Edwards will not be with Roush-Fenway Racing for the 2015 season, ending an 11-year partnership, Roush-Fenway announced

Greg Biffle and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will return to the team and 2011 Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne will move up from the Nationwide Series.

“I will always be thankful for Carl’s contribution and the role he played in many Roush Fenway wins and championships,” team co-owner Jack Roush said. “We wish him well for the future."

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Edwards is eighth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver standings after finishing 15th at the Brickyard on Sunday. He has two wins and eight top-10 finishes this season. 

"Right now, the mission is to win this championship, this race," Edwards said, via the Associated Press. "This is my decision, it’s a decision I made and I didn’t take it lightly."

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