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 driver Brad Keselowski to claim his third-career win at the track and his second victory of 2012.
“We’ve been working really hard to get back to victory lane and catch the Hendrick teams,” Biffle said.
Keselowski had to settle for second.
“Greg just did a great job, had a fast car,” Keselowski said.
Hendrick Motorsports put two drivers in the top-four, with Kasey Kahne finishing third and Dale Earnhardt Jr. fourth after starting in the back in a backup car.
While the race was a positive one for two Hendrick drivers, the other two’s days ended on a sour note. Both Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson fell out o...