(Oct. 18, 08) Monterey CA - Qualifying P3 17-year-old John Edwards vowed he would play it smart and concentrate on the championship. He would hit his marks and take advantage of other's mistakes to finish the race in second place, enough to secure the Star Mazda Championship.
"This is a big day for me," commented John. "We had a good car but starting from third place, the decision was made to run a smart race and not make any mistakes.
08/10/07: John lays down a series of under 2:00.00 laps and beats Frenchman Franck Perera for provisional pole on his last lap and won the provisional pole for the season final Champ Car Atlantic race at Road America. 16-year old Edwards set a new track record for the Atlantic cars and he becomes the youngest driver ever to win an Atlantic pole if he can hold it tomorrow. More to follow....
TORONTO, Ontario - Sunday, July 08, 2007 - In January of 2004 on the historic road course at Daytona International Speedway, a skinny 12-year old kid from Little Rock, Arkansas became the youngest winner in the history of the Skip Barber formula car racing series. Later that year after turning 13, the same young driver shocked the world as he won the 2004 Red Bull Worldwide Driver Search against a stout field of more experienced racers.