Posted April 15, 2012 on AP on Fox
While the 49-race winless streak was wearing somewhat on Greg Biffle, there were also enough encouraging signs during the 18-month drought that he would win more races. ''It will take years off your life. I've probably lost several,'' Biffle said. ''What kept me going or what keeps your spirit up is when you run good. ... We have run good, we just hadn't finished.'' Until getting to Texas, where Jack Roush's drivers have always been good. Biffle held on tight in the fastest Sprint Cup race ever on the 1 1/2-mile, high-banked track, pulling away after charging below Jimmie Johnson for a winning pass with 30 laps remaining on a windy and fast-paced Saturday night. The NASCAR Sprint Cup season points leader after five consecutive races now has a victory to go with that lofty status. ''To win like this and put a bunch of ground on the guys behind us certainly makes a statement, I think, for all the people that were wondering if this was kind of a fluke that we were still leading th...
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