In addition to rolling out a backup car, Greg Biffle was forced to change his engine for the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. No matter where he qualifies, he will have to start from the back of the pack.
Greg Biffle was expected to be the primary driver at Roush-Fenway Racing after the loss of Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth. The organization has struggled, however, and the No. 16 has only two top-10s this season.
Greg Biffle needs to turnaround his season and that could happen this week at Michigan International Speedway. His third and fourth victories on this track came in his last five starts with back-to-back wins in fall 2012 and spring 2013.
This week Greg Biffle scored a top-10 qualification effort for the first time in the last five races at Dover International Speedway. His speed of 159.483 mph landed him on the inside of row four in seventh for the FedEx 400.
Greg Biffle scored his best result of the season when he crossed under the checkers second in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. In pre-race coverage, we predicted this would be his first top-10 on an unrestricted, intermediate speedway and he beat that projection by a significant margin. Several spots were earned because of his fuel mileage gamble, however.
Greg Biffle earned his season-best starting position in qualification for the Coca-Cola 600. He posted the fourth fastest time and rolls off the grid from the outside of the second row.
Greg Biffle won the first segment of the Sprint Showdown and will advance to Saturday night’s all-star race.
Greg Biffle entered the 2012 Hollywood Casino 400 with two wins and a current seven-race, top-10 streak. Kansas Speedway was reconfigured for that race and Biffle has not scored a top-10 since.
Greg Biffle posted the fastest single lap in final practice for the Geico 500. His top speed was 197.929 mph.
Greg Biffle spun after his first lap of qualification for the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. NASCAR allowed him to put on a fresh pair of scuffed tires, but he could not overcome the mistake and will start Sunday’s race 33rd.
Fantasy owners have come to expect more from Roush-Fenway Racing than they have seen this year. Greg Biffle made a comment at Auto Club about the organization dying a slow death. He is missing only a little each week, however, and has finished on the same lap as the leaders in all but one race.
Greg Biffle was responsible for the first caution flag at Auto Club Speedway. He slapped the wall in the first practice session and may have dropped parts or fluid onto the track.
In 21 previous starts at Atlanta, Biffle has scored 10 top-10s and another four top-15s, but he rarely finds the very front of the pack. Biffle has only three top-fives, the best of which was a third in 2005.
Greg Biffle is back in the Sprint Unlimited lineup this year after missing 2014’s edition of the race, but he should be able to immediately get back up to speed.