Second straight win moves Edwards within 106 points of leader Johnson

Updated: November 2, 2008, 10:24 PM ET
Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Taking risks is a whole lot easier when you believe you don't have much to lose.

Carl Edwards squeezed a victory out of his last tank of gas, racing the last 69 laps of Sunday's Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway without pitting.

And, this time, series leader Jimmie Johnson ran out of magic.

The combination of Edwards' successful gamble and Johnson's 15th-place finish chopped a big chunk off what had been a daunting 183-point lead for Johnson heading into ...

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