We are counting down the days to the season-opening Daytona 500 and for the amount of days left to the 2011 Sprint Cup’s opening race we’ll reveal a magic number in NASCAR stats and what it means. 29 days left, so today’s number is: 29
29 – Carl Edwards’ victories in the Nationwide Series, fifth on the all-time list. Edwards won four races in 2010 and has won at least four races each season since he began running full time in the series in 2005. Edwards won five races his rookie season and finished third in the standings. In the five seasons since, he has one championship (2007) and finished second four times.