Tag Archive: Greg Biffle

Aug 28

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Bowyer, Biffle, Larson On Chase Hot Seats With Two To Go

NASCAR logo Clint Bowyer, Greg Biffle and Kyle Larson are playing a high stakes musical chairs game of sorts. At the moment, Bowyer and Biffle sit in the final two seats to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with Larson standing on the outside looking in at 17th on the current Chase Grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Right place, right seat for Greg Biffle

NASCAR logoGreg Biffle’s most recent top-five finish was a victory in June’s race at Michigan International Speedway.

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Jun 17

Biffle emerges late, lands Michigan victory

No. 16 driver secures 1,000th NASCAR win for Ford

NASCAR logoGreg Biffle feels right at home at Michigan International Speedway. He took the lead for good on a late restart and ran away from the field in the closing laps to win Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400.

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Feb 07

NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 previews new season

NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction, Driver Appearances, Q&As, Gen-6 Car Featured

NASCAR logoA long winter’s wait is over. NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 rolls into Charlotte, N.C. Friday through Sunday signaling the beginning of the new season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Champions headline NASCAR preview 2013

NASCAR Hall of Fame induction, autographs, Gen-6 Car part of season kickoff

NASCAR Hall of Fame2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipReigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski and fellow titleholders Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Bobby Labonte are among more than 60 drivers from three NASCAR national series set to participate in NASCAR Preview 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Jan 08

NASCAR preseason thunder rolls Into Daytona

Sixth-Generation NASCAR Sprint Cup car to make debut at The World Center of Racing

2011-02-18_06472012-02-26NASCAR fans will get their first glimpse of the new sixth-generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars on the storied Daytona International Speedway for three days this week at Preseason Thunder, the unofficial on-track start of the 2013 NASCAR season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

Tanner Foust leads Global Rallycross Championship

New Hampshire race draws 45,000 fans

Tanner Foust - photo Jakub Nitka -ERC24.com Global Rallycross Championship logoRockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust has a strong lead in the Global Rallycross Championship points after a big race weekend that saw an estimated 45,000 fans in the grandstands at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Kahne takes advantage of Hamlin miscue to win at Loudon

Second victory inches No. 9 closer to Chase berth; JGR left scratching head

Kasey Khane 2012-03-08NHMS LogoKasey Kahne spoiled Denny Hamlin’s heroic drive through the field and held on to win Sunday’s LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, all but securing a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup with his second victory of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Stewart holds off Johnson for first Vegas victory (+result)

 Tony Stewart scratched another race track off the bucket list

2012-02-26_0086Tony Stewart Victoire Las Vegas - Todd Warshaw - Getty ImagesPowering away from Jimmie Johnson after a restart with four laps left in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the reigning Sprint Cup champion took the checkered flag .461 seconds ahead of Johnson. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

Kasey Kahne on pole for Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 in Vegas (+result)

In  Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sprint Cup Series

Kasey Kahne  portraitKasey Khane 2012-03-08The qualifying session for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series  is now completed in Las Vegas.  Kasey Kahne was the fastest with a speed of over 190mph on his Chevrolet no. 5.  Kyle Bush was second for Toyota and Kevin Harvick third. the first Ford driver is Greg Biffle in 9th position.

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Feb 16

Comeback Kid: Media predict Johnson rebound

Five-Time Champion barely edges Edwards, Gordon, Stewart

Jimmie Johnson 2011-07-30 NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesUndoubtedly, Jimmie Johnson would like to forget that the 2011 season ever happened. Apparently, voters in NASCARMedia.com’s annual preseason poll already have. Members of NASCARMedia.com picked Johnson to reign supreme once again – despite a career-low sixth-place finish in the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Biffle and Edwards on front row in Kansas City (+result)

NASCAR Cup – Kansas – Qualifying times

Greg Biffle Ford 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesGreg Biffle will start this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Hollywood Casino 400 from pole at Kansas Speedway, with team mate and Chase contender Carl Edwards alongside him. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Edwards leads final 10 for first All-Star victory and one million dollar (+result)

Carl Edwards’ No. 99 crew didn’t win Thursday’s Sprint Pit Crew Challenge — they waited until it really counted

Carl Edwards Charlotte flipNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesFlawless work during mandatory four-tire pit stops before the final 10-lap shootout in Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway got Edwards off pit road first, ahead of Kyle Busch. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Johnson nips Bowyer at the line, wins at Talladega (+result)

With a push from Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Jimmy Johnson checkered flag TalladegaJimmi Johnson finish TalladegaAt the end of 188 laps and 500 miles, Jimmie Johnson won Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 by inches, tying a record with his razor-thin .002-second margin of victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Kenseth snaps long drought in easy Texas victory (+result)

After a 76-race absence from Victory Lane

Matt Kenseth podium TexasMatt Kenseth burn TexasMatt Kenseth needed a quick refresher course. “Show me where to park this thing,” Kenseth radioed to crew chief Jimmy Fennig after beating race runner-up Clint Bowyer to the checkered flag by a whopping 8.315 seconds in Saturday night’s Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. “It’s been a while.” Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Busch’s Bristol roll continues with Cup victory (+result)

The question isn’t whether Kyle Busch will win at Bristol Motor Speedway

Kyle Busch Bristol win 2009-08-06_0011It’s whether anyone else can find a way to keep him out of Victory Lane. First off pit road after stops under caution on Lap 429, Busch held off pole-sitter Carl Edwards and defending race winner Jimmie Johnson to win his fifth consecutive race in NASCAR’s top three national series at the .533-mile short track. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Kenseth sets Vegas mark in claiming pole (+grid)

Now that Matt Kenseth has broken one drought, he’ll look to snap another on Sunday

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesMatt-Kenseth-Phoenix-Ford-Speeding around Las Vegas Motor Speedway in a track-record 28.589 seconds (188.884 mph) on Friday, Kenseth knocked fellow Ford driver Marcos Ambrose off the pole for the Kobalt Tools 400 Sprint Cup race at the 1.5-mile track. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Hamlin wins pole for Sunday’s race at Martinsville

Points leader Johnson qualifies 19th as Hamlin achieves goal of first pit box

Denny Hamlin’s wish came true — what’s left is for the second-place driver in the Chase to maximize his advantage in Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway. Hamlin, who has won the past two races at Martinsville, claimed his second career pole at the .526-mile short track during Friday’s qualifying session. The pole is Hamlin’s second of the season and the ninth of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

NASCAR: McMurray pulls away late for third victory of 2010

Patrick Carpentier: Accident and DNF

Jamie McMurray cleared Kyle Busch off Turn 2 after a restart on Lap 314 and pulled away from Busch to win Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, site of McMurray’s first Sprint Cup Series victory in 2002. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 11

Brian Stewart wins at Fontana; Johnson pads lead

Stewart beat resilient Clint Bowyer to the finish line by .466 seconds

Tony Stewart still needs help to catch Sprint Cup Series points leader Jimmie Johnson, but he jump-started his climb back into contention for the series championship Sunday at Auto Club Speedway. Stewart beat resilient Clint Bowyer to the finish line by .466 seconds in Sunday’s Pepsi Max 400 to win his first race at the 2-mile track, his second of the year and the 39th of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

Roush returns to track bearing scars from crash

Jack Roush returned to the race track Friday

He is still bearing the scars of the July 27 plane crash that left the NASCAR team owner hospitalized for two weeks. Roush said he fractured his back, broke his jaw and lost his left eye in the accident, which occurred as he was attempting to land his jet at a crowded airport in Oshkosh, Wis., for an appearance at a major air show. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

Watkins Glen: Biffle unloads fast at The Glen in practices in Sprint Cup (+ results)

Carpentier better in the morning session than Happy Hour later…

Greg Biffle left a special gift for his hospital-bound car owner, Jack Roush, earlier this week — and if Biffle fulfills the promise he showed in Friday afternoon’s two Sprint Cup practices at Watkins Glen International, he might have another for the boss before long.

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Aug 01

Biffle wins one for Roush, Ford at Pocono (+result)

Sunoco Red Cross 500 results

Biffle raced to victory in an often-delayed Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday to snap a 64-race winless streak and take the checkered flag for his injured team owner.  Biffle hadn’t won since the first two races in the 2008 Chase for the Cup championship. But with Roush in the Mayo Clinic for injuries sustained in a plane crash in Wisconsin, Biffle found Victory Lane. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Indianapolis: Jacques Villeneuve last but happy

He will race the Brickyard 400

Just like Juan Pablo Montoya and Sam Hornish Jr, Jacques Villeneuve dreamt of racing the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Speedway after the famous Indy 500 during their open wheels racing career.

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Feb 28

NASCAR: NWS: Pit-road woes can’t keep Harvick from win (+result)

Kevin Harvick takes Nationwide Series victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

The best car in the Sam’s Town 300 finally got to the front — just in time to win the race. Frustrated by slow stops on pit road and a variety of different tyre strategies on the part of his competitors, Kevin Harvick passed Denny Hamlin for the lead with 25 laps left in Saturday’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and pulled away to beat Hamlin by 1.361 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

NASCAR: No surprise — Johnson leads third annual Loopies

Because a week’s worth of award ceremonies in Las Vegas wasn’t nearly enough time to divvy out accolades

NASCAR public relations needs one more opportunity to dole out some final pats on the back. It’s time for the third annual Loopy Awards, a ceremony commemorating the best — and worst — Loop Data performances of the 2009 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

NASCAR: Putting a wrap on 2009 with the top 12 drivers

It’s all over but our wrap-up of the 2009 season

So let’s get to it. Here’s a breakdown of the top 12 in the Sprint Cup Series point standings after Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway: Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

NASCAR: Rain puts Johnson and Martin on front row at Talladega (+grid)

Qualifying session for Sunday’s AMP Energy 500 canceled because of rain

If Clint Eastwood had been at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday to ask Mark Martin his iconic movie question, “Do I feel lucky?” Martin’s answer would have been an emphatic affirmative. With the qualifying session for Sunday’s AMP Energy 500 canceled because of rain, Martin will start on the outside of the front row beside Sprint Cup points leader and Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

NASCAR: Analyzing the Pep Boys Auto 500

At Atlanta Motor Speedway

There’s some telling history between Atlanta Motor Speedway about every driver around the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup top-12 bubble. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

Stewart ”The King” of Watkins Glen (+result)

Stewart holds off Ambrose for fifth win at The Glen

Smoke loves it when it gets slick. Tony Stewart won the rain-delayed Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International on a steamy Monday, holding off Australian Marcos Ambrose over the final 25 laps for his Cup-record fifth victory at the famed road course.

Photos album from The Glen Saturday and Sunday

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