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Drivers took vastly different routes home to Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Carl Edwards and Clint Bowyer returned to Kansas Speedway a year ago at very different points in their careers.

Edwards had claimed the top spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship a week earlier and was locked into a tense title race. Bowyer used the venue to announce his next career move after a nerve-racking summer scouring a limited free agent market.

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