Greg Biffle spun harmlessly down the front stretch with 46 minutes remaining in final practice for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Greg Biffle struggled through back-to-back results of 25th or worse at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2015, which interrupted a string of six top-20s and 10 such results in his last 11 Bristol attempts. His 12th-place finish in the Food City 500 should put him back on target.
Greg Biffle had a mini-surge during the month of July. From the Coke Zero 400 through the New Hampshire 301, he scored three consecutive top-10 finishes—which were his only top-10s in the season. He crashed at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and that stalled his momentum completely.
As time ran out on the first practice session, Jeff Gordon jumped from 24th to 22nd, moving the Greg Biffle to the bubble (24th). Biffle’s crew thought he was safe, but Chris Buescher was on track and logged a lap of 175.987 mph—jumping to 18th in the process, and bumping Biffle from round two. Biffle’s speed was 175.603 mph.
The June Axalta We Paint Winners 400 was the worst finish for Greg Biffle in his last 10 races at Pocono Raceway. He finished 26th. In the previous nine events, he finished 24th once but had an average result of 10.8.
Greg Biffle entered the Crown Royal Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard with a three-race streak of top-10s that included a season-best fifth on the flat New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He crashed hard on lap 53 and finished 39th—the next to last driver in the lineup.
Greg Biffle spent only about seven percent of the New Hampshire 301 in the top 15. He had only a handful of top-five laps, but he was there when it mattered most. Greg Biffle finished fifth after starting 28th at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Last week, Greg Biffle earned his first top-10 of the season at Daytona International Speedway. He finished eighth in the Coke Zero 400—and just like that, he now has back-to-back top-10s with a sixth in the Quaker State 400 by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway.
Greg Biffle picked a perfect weekend to score his first top-10 of the season. His eighth-place finish in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on the heels of a pole winning run completed a sweep of the top 10 for Roush-Fenway Racing this weekend.
Greg Biffle posted a lap of 192.955 mph to win the pole for Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
Greg Biffle scored an average finish of 25.1 in the first seven races of this season, including a 12th at Martinsville Speedway in the STP 500, but no one expected that much from him at Bristol Motor Speedway two week later. He finished 12th in the Food City 500 as well and then improved his last seven races to an average of 20.9—more than four positions better than he scored at the start of the year.
Greg Biffle might be this week’s top sleeper on the road course of Sonoma Raceway. Seven of his last eight attempts on this track type ended in results of 16th or better.
Greg Biffle was bumped out of the top 24 in the final few minutes of round one of qualification for the Axalta We Paint Winners 400 at Pocono Raceway. He was on track when that occurred, however, and was capable of bumping back into the top 24.
Greg Biffle’s crew chief Brian Pattie has been suspended two races and the team docked 15 points for violations found at NASCAR’s R&D Center following the Coke 600, according to NBC’s Nate Ryan.