Posted April 18, 2012 on AP on Fox
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer Greg Biffle roared through the early stages of his NASCAR career. Biffle gave Jack Roush his first NASCAR season title in 2000 by winning the Trucks Series, two years after he was the rookie of the year. Then came the natural progression to the Nationwide Series, where Biffle won another rookie of the year award and followed immediately with the 2002 season championship before moving up again. A decade later, Biffle is still trying to become the first driver to complete the NASCAR title trio. This could finally be the year for the re-energized Biffle, who is coming off a victory at Texas that reinforced his standing as the early-season Sprint Cup points leader. ''When I moved from the Trucks Series to Nationwide, it was a huge step. It was much, much harder. And when I moved from the Nationwide to the Cup Series, I had no idea that the competition was going to be what it was,'' Biffle said. ''I kn...

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You know, Greg Biffle has been around for quite awhile. The Biff, as we call him, is a Washington-state native who came from the short tracks of the Northwest. Benny Parsons is given credit for discovering Greg during the 1995/1996 Winter Heat series. Benny called car owner Jack Roush and told him be better take a look at this kid. In 1998, Biffle won rookie of the year honors...

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NASCAR heads to the heartland this weekend, with Kansas on deck.  There are cornfields, legends of Oz, too many references to red shoes, and far too many ways to lose cash at a trackside casino.  Odds are good that Dorothy will receive a mention as well, and that the following drivers will do well in Sunday's race. Row 1 Pole Position: Greg Biffle Coming off of his return...

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Everything comes bigger in Texas, and on Saturday night, that meant a slew of new track records. There was a monster-sized green flag run of 234 laps to end the race. The average speed was over 160 mph, smashing the old record. There was a record low of both cautions (two) and caution laps (10). Despite the long run to end the race, the battle up front wasn't decided until fairly...

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Hendrick seeks 200th win with stop in Kansas

Hendrick Motorsports is back at Kansas Speedway, hoping a track that has yielded plenty of success over the years will allow it to finally reach a milestone. The team has been stuck on 199 wins since last October, when Jimmie Johnson drove to Victory Lane at Kansas. The 13-race winless streak is the longest for the organization since the 2002-03 seasons, or about the same time Johnson...

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