DARLINGTON, S.C. -- NASCAR star Carl Edwards and his wife, Kate, have announced the birth of their second child, son Michael.
Edwards said Friday that Michael Edwards was born Wednesday night, weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and that he and his mother were in good health and home resting.
The Edwardses also have a daughter, Anne, who was born in February 2010.
"She's a great mom," Edwards said of Kate, "so I hope she enjoys this Mother's Day."
The Sprint Cup points leader is preparing for Saturday's Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
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