Edwards powers to victory at Bristol as fellow Gibbs drivers suffer disaster

Carl Edwards celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2016 in Bristol, Tennessee.

Carl Edwards celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2016 in Bristol, Tennessee.

Carl Edwards was the only Joe Gibbs Racing driver to avoid issues Sunday. Edwards started from the pole and led a race high 276 of 500 laps to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Food City 500 his fourth at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Edwards held off Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chase Elliott and Kurt Busch on the races final restart with five laps to go to score the 26th win of his career, his first of the season and his first in 18 races. It marked the first time since last August that a winner had started on the pole.

“There were so many different things happening out there,” Edwards said.

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