The Biff is again for a further NASCAR Cup Collection start out. Greg Biffle will return to the top level of inventory car racing for the to start with time given that the 2016 period. He will be part of NY Racing Group and attempt to qualify for the Daytona 500.
Rumors about Biffle’s return have circulated for months, but NY Racing verified them on February 14. The Cup Sequence workforce unveiled Biffle’s No. 44 Chevrolet Camaro, which functions Grambling Point out College as the key companion. The press launch also announced that Jay Guy will provide as the crew chief for Biffle.
“Urban Edge Network, Inc., is thrilled to announce our romantic relationship with black owned NY Racing,” Todd F. Brown, CEO of Urban Edge Community, Inc., reported in a statement. “[Team owner John Cohen] is an alumni of Grambling Point out College. We’re enthusiastic to provide our HBCU viewers across 101 campuses into the NASCAR arena just about and physically. We know that our supporter foundation supports sports activities that replicate and invite blacks into the encounter. We’re on the lookout forward to branding and partnering with Fortune 500 companies to support this totally Black owned workforce as they’ve supported other NASCAR teams in the earlier.”
NY Racing does not have a assured place in the 2022 Daytona 500 on February 20 (2:30 p.m. ET, FOX). Biffle will have to initially qualify while driving the No. 44 crafted by Richard Childress Racing and featuring a Hendrick Motorsports motor.
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Biffle Has Many Starts off at Daytona International Speedway
The veteran driver has 19 wins in his NASCAR Cup Collection profession, which include a job-superior six in 2005 when he completed next in the championship standings guiding Tony Stewart. A person of Biffle’s wins took area at Daytona Worldwide Speedway, but it was not all through the Daytona 500.
Biffle’s second-ever start out at the superspeedway was the 2003 Pepsi 400. He commenced 30th overall in the No. 16 Ford, but he raced his way to the entrance of the pack and led a complete of 21 laps just before securing his to start with vocation acquire.
Biffle has 28 total commences at Daytona in his career with 9 top-10 finishes, a few major-fives, and his 2003 get. His other two leading-fives were a pair of 3rd-position finishes in the Daytona 500 (2010, 2012). Now he will pursue his first win in the Crown Jewel race though signing up for forces with NY Racing.
The Biff Will Join a Veteran Crew Chief
When Biffle climbs into the No. 44 Chevrolet Camaro, he will sign up for forces with a veteran crew chief. Jay Dude will sit atop the pit box and keep on a job that involves 305 previous Cup Series races.
Guy has worked with a lot of motorists courting back again to Johnny Benson Jr. in 2003. He also joined forces with Joe Nemechek, Brad Keselowski, Kenny Wallace, Regan Smith, and Michael Annett between other individuals.
Guy’s most effective seasons took put with David Ragan as the driver in 2012 and 2013. The Georgia native secured 4 best-10 finishes, two prime-fives, and a single gain for Front Row Motorsports whilst performing with Dude. This operate consists of the 2013 Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway when Ragan and teammate David Gilliland completed just one-two at the Alabama keep track of.
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