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Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 gives four competitors the opportunity to clinch a top-10 spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™. The current top four in NASCAR Sprint Cup standings – Jimmie Johnson, Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. – can lock themselves into the post season by leaving Michigan with a lead of at least 145 points over the 11th-place driver with three races remaining in the Race to the Chase. Biffle, who trails Johnson by a single point, is the only one of the four failing to make the Chase a year ago.
Johnson can also lock up at least a Wild Card berth win a win on Sunday – which could prove a tall task. Michigan is one of five active NSCS tracks at which Johnson has yet to win (Watkins Glen, Chicagoland, Homestead and Kentucky are the others). Brad Keselowski, who like Johnson has three wins, could mathematically lock up at least a Wild Card spot with a win, but only if Ryan Newman scores four points or less at Michigan. Tony Stewart, though he al...
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Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion for Roush Fenway Racing found himself in victory lane this weekend after outrunning Brad Keselowski on a two lap shoot out.
Jimmie Johnson seemed like he was about to get an easy win at a track he had [...]
Greg Biffle won the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday when leader Jimmie Johnson left the track because of engine trouble with six laps left.
Johnson started the race from the back because of an engine change, but made it all the way to the lead and looked as though he had the superior car after passing Brad Keselowski on lap 191 of 200. But Johnson...
Greg Biffle stands just one point behind Sprint Cup points leader Jimmie Johnson with four races left before the Chase begins. Biffle, spoke to media members prior to qualifying Friday for Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
TALK ABOUT THE NEW TIRES AND HOW THEY ARE DIFFERENT FROM JUNE. “Well, we have struggled a little bit so far since we have been...
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet won his first race since 2008 at the June Michigan event. It was his first win in 142 races, and the win Jr. was needing to propel him this season for a run at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship.
Now we are back at Michigan International Speedway for the Pure Michigan 400, and everyone is wondering the same...
Joey Logano still has not made mention of what his plans are for the 2013 season but it could be coming sooner than later.
On ESPN today, Joe Gibbs car owner of the #20 Home Depot Toyota said [...]
Greg Biffle, Roush Fenway Racing and Ford Motor Company all celebrated the end of a drought Sunday with Biffle's victory in the Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
With his third victory at the two-mile track, his second of the season and the 18th of his career, Biffle broke a seven-race dry spell for both...
Happy Hour was anything but for Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.
With 10 minutes remaining in final practice, Earnhardt backed his car into the wall coming out of Turn 2. It was the same car that Earnhardt won in the June race on the two-mile track. Although he qualified 22nd in the same car on Friday, Earnhardt was a favorite for Sunday's Pure...
Greg Biffle took the lead from an off-the-pace Jimmie Johnson with only six laps remaining and held on through the final restart to earn Roush Fenway’s record 12th Sprint Cup victory at Jack Roush’s ‘home track’ of Michigan International Speedway.
The win is Roush Fenway’s 22nd win at MIS and marks the fifth time Biffle has won in NASCAR action (third time in Cup) at the...
The Army National Guard will continue as a primary sponsor of the No. 88 Sprint Cup Series team and driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. after extending its relationship with Hendrick Motorsports through the 2013 NASCAR season. The National Guard will receive primary paint schemes in 20 Sprint Cup races, including the 2013 Daytona 500, and prominent brand placement during all non-primary...
CONCORD, N.C. – As the NASCAR season’s tension rises with the August heat, Roush Fenway Racing continues to eye the top spots in each of the sport’s top-two series. With 22 races in the books RFR’s Greg Biffle trails first place in the Sprint Cup Series by just a single point as the series heads into Roush Fenway’s top track Michigan International Speedway.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. went to a backup car for Sunday's race after crashing in Turn 2 late in Saturday's final practice session.
The No. 88 Chevrolet Earnhardt wrecked was the same one he drove to victory at Michigan in June, when he broke a 143-race winless streak.
Though Earnhardt didn't get any laps in the backup on Saturday, he tested the chassis during extended practice...
On a green-white-checker attempt to finish under green on Sunday, the Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway came down to two teams owned by men who call Michigan home (Jack Roush and Roger Penske), one with a Michigan driver (Brad Keselowski).
In the end, Greg Biffle, driving for Roush Fenway Racing, held off Michigander and Penske Racing...
The Army National Guard will continue as a primary sponsor of the No. 88 Sprint Cup Series team and driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. after extending its relationship with Hendrick Motorsports through the 2013 NASCAR season. The National Guard will receive primary paint schemes in 20 Sprint Cup races, including the 2013 Daytona 500, and prominent brand placement during all non-primary events...
NASCAR sheds any worry about turning right this weekend, as it focuses one more time this season on trying to average a 200 mph lap. Freshly-repaved Michigan once again struts onto the schedule, boasting said 200 mph averages and silky-smooth pavement.
I will also attempt to be fast and smooth in the following rankings. The starting lineup...
Pole position: Matt...
Greg Biffle led the way with a lap of 35.9335 seconds in the second practice for the Pure Michigan 400 from Michigan. Rounding out the top five was Kasey Kahne, Carl Edwards, Mark Martin, and Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
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