FORD RACING STATEMENT ON CARL EDWARDS DEPARTURE
JAMIE ALLISON, director,
Ford Racing – “Carl Edwards has been a part of the Ford family for a decade, and
it will certainly be tough to see him leave Ford and Roush Fenway Racing. During
Carl’s time with Roush, he has represented Ford Motor Company with the utmost
class, both on and off the track. We at Ford Racing did everything to facilitate
keeping Carl a part of the Ford Racing & Roush Fenway family, but in the end
that option did not come to fruition.
“While we are disappointed in his
decision to leave Roush Fenway Racing, we certainly want to extend our
appreciation for Carl’s contributions winning races and a NASCAR Nationwide
Series Championship in a Ford, and especially for his outreach to Ford fans.
That said, with this decision out of the way, our plan for 2014 has not changed.
We will go forward strongly with our stated goal of securing a NASCAR
championship for Ford.”