Carl Edwards got into the Las Vegas spirit after his race win on Sunday, channeling the persona of a Vegas lounge comedian.
Edwards cracked several jokes in his post-race media session that caused the room to erupt in laughter. At the risk of potential you-had-to-be-there moments, here are some of Edwards' funnier quotes:
• Asked the difference between today's win and his Las Vegas victory in 2008, Edwards cracked, "I think we're making it through tech, aren't we?" (If you recall, Edwards was busted for cheating after that win)
• "Buenos dias, gracias, mi coche es rapido and mucho dinero today." – Edwards, after being asked to make a comment to NASCAR's Spanish-speaking fans. Loosely translated, Edwards said Good morning, thanks, my car is fast and lots of money today.
• Edwards jumped off the Stratosphere last week, a Vegas landmark, as part of a promotion for the Vegas race. Edwards talked about his experience numerous times, but apparently team owner Jack Roush hadn't heard about it.
"What did you do?" Roush asked Edwards.
"I jumped off the Stratosphere," Edwards said with a laugh. "You may be the only person in all of Las Vegas that doesn't know I jumped off the Stratosphere. It's a tall building downtown."
Roush: "Were you in a balloon?"
Edwards: "No, I was tied to a cable. You can see Jack is really concerned about me."
Added Edwards: "I don't think there were going to be any minor injuries if something went wrong with this one."
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