Originally written July 16, 2012 on Fox Sports:
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With about 17 weeks remaining in the season, I am sure we will start seeing a changing of the guard at Roush Fenway Racing. As everyone knows, Matt Kenseth will not be returning to the No. 17 car next year. Because of that, you will see Matt become less and less involved with the company, planning meetings for the future, etc. While every multicar team tries to keep everyone on equal ground, it's human nature that there is seniority leadership in every Sprint Cup organization. With Matt leaving, that position at Roush now falls to Greg Biffle. Kevin Harvick is that person at Richard Childress Racing, and Jeff Gordon is the one at Hendrick Motorsports. Biffle has spent his entire full-time racing career with Roush Fenway Racing. He moved into the Cup series full time in 2003 after winning the Truck title in 2000 and the Nationwide series title in 2002. Kenseth, who began racing Cup full time for Roush in 2000, would win the Cup championship the year Biffle move up to that leve...
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