Greg Biffle is still seeking his first top-10 of the year after reaching a season-best of 12th on two occasions this year. His best efforts came on the short tracks of Martinsville Speedway and Bristol Motor Speedway, neither of which are traditional Roush-Fenway Racing strongholds.
An accident at Texas Motor Speedway this April snapped a 56-race streak in which Greg Biffle had been running at the end of every race on one of the similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks. He finished 14th in that event. This streak extended all the way back to the 2010 season and he won the Price Chopper 400 by Kraft Foods at Kansas Speedway in October of that year.
Greg Biffle has scored only one top-10 finish in his last 18 races at Richmond International Raceway, which gives him an average finish of slightly better than 20th since the start of the 2007 season.
Greg Biffle has failed to score a top-10 in his past seven races on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks. He was second last fall in Charlotte Motor Speedway, but went eight races prior to that without a top-10 on this course type.
Before blowing an engine on lap 146 of last week’s Auto Club 400, Greg Biffle had been running at the end of 58 consecutive races—which was the longest active streak in the field.
Greg Biffle ran into Kyle Larson in the second practice session for the Auto Club 400. Both cars were significantly damaged.
Greg Biffle (#16 Cheez-it Ford Fusion) has 12 Sprint Cup Series starts at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, earning two top-five and six top-10 finishes.
Last year was the first time in the past five Atlanta Motor Speedway races in which Greg Biffle failed to finish on the same lap as the leaders. He finished 25th—five laps off the pace.
A multi-car accident triggered when Brian Vickers cut a tire marred the early stages of the Sprint Unlimited. When he came across the track, he collected Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer, and Greg Biffle.
Greg Biffle has competed nine times in the non-points Sprint Unlimited exhibition race, earning three top-five and four top-10 finishes.
With an average finish that is barely inside the top 20, players might be inclined to believe Greg Biffle is not a very strong plate racer. That ranks him 13th among active, fulltime drivers however, and his 14th top-10s places him 10th on that chart.
Roush Fenway Racing has announced a multi-race partnership with KFC as a primary partner for Greg Biffle and his No. 16 Sprint Cup Series team during the 2016 season.
NASCAR announced the 25 eligible drivers and the format for the season-opening 75-lap Sprint Unlimited at the new Daytona International Speedway motorsports stadium on Saturday, Feb. 13.
With recent departures by Matt Kenseth and Carl Edwards from Roush-Fenway Racing, Greg Biffle became the "man of the house," in that organization with two young drivers as teammates. The dynamic put RFR in a rebuilding mode and Biffle was able to score only four top-10s during the season.