Edwards wins Charlotte, first with JGR

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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Even a master strategist like Joe Gibbs wasn't sure his team made the right call.

The Super Bowl-winning coach, owner of Joe Gibbs Racing, had followed driver Denny Hamlin who was on top down the stretch in the Coca-Cola 600. But when Hamlin went to the pits to fix a wheel vibration, Gibbs saw team newcomer Carl Edwards was out front as his fuel was dwindling down.

"I turned around with nine to go and said, `We can't make this, can we?'" Gibbs said.

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