Edwards hoping to run down Bowyer in rare Nationwide comeback

Clint Bowyer knows that only one driver leading the Nationwide Series with two races to go has failed to win the title. He also knows his 91-point lead over Carl Edwards was at 196 two races ago, writes Mark Ashenfelter.

Updated: November 6, 2008, 5:24 PM ET
By Mark Ashenfelter | ESPN.com

AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Clint Bowyer doesn't want to join Scott Riggs in the Nationwide Series record books, but Carl Edwards would love to see his name alongside Brian Vickers' come season's end.

The Nationwide Series -- started in 1982 as the Busch Series -- hasn't seen tons of late-season drama as far as its championship battles have been concerned; at least not if you judge it by the number of times the points leader with two races left has failed to win the title.

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