(Eds: With AP Photos.) By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer Greg Biffle was thrilled after his victory last weekend in Michigan.
Teammate Carl Edwards was a little bit miffed.
Biffle's Sprint Cup victory gave Ford Motor Co. 1,000 wins across NASCAR's three national series - Cup, Nationwide and Truck. It took place just down the road from company headquarters, but not every Ford driver raced as well as he'd hoped. Edwards, the pole winner, finished eighth and said there was a point in the race when he wished Biffle would have dropped back to help him clean off his grille. The two both drive for Roush Fenway Racing.
''It's his job to help me,'' Edwards said after the race. ''We'll take care of it.''
Biffle defended his approach to the race.
''These races are very, very hard to win,'' he said. ''I didn't feel like I could take that risk at that particular time to back up, lose all that track position and - it may have changed the outcome of the race.''
Edwards later told ESPN.com he ...