Greg Biffle

Gregory Jack Biffle ( born December 23, 1969 in Vancouver, Washington) is an American NASCAR driver. He currently drives a Ford with the # 16 Roush Fenway Racing for NASCAR Sprint Cup.

  • 2.1 Greg Biffle Foundation
  • 3.1 Sprint Cup
  • 3.2 Nationwide Series
  • 3.3 Craftsman Truck Series


Biffle began his racing career in 1990 at events of the Skip Barber Racing School. He was third overall in the Barber Pro Series 1993. The following year he moved to Europe and drove in Formula Opel - Lotus. In 1995, he was active in the British Formula 3 Championship. In 1996 he raised the first time the interest of the American media, as he participated in the Winter Heat Series, which aired on the American television channel ESPN2. The at that time working as a television commentator Ex Cup champion Benny Parsons recognized the talent of Biffle and told the NASCAR team owner Jack Roush. Parsons said Roush that he should set Biffle as a driver, as it could be one of the best drivers in the future in his opinion. Biffle Roush then gave a contract for the Craftsman Truck Series season in 1998.

Craftsman Truck Series

Biffle won in the Craftsman Truck Series right away. Already in his first race on January 18, 1998 to the Walt Disney World Speedway, he came in fifth place finish. During the season, which was a total of 27 races long, it still managed seven times to drive him his car in the top 5. Twelve times he came in the top -10 finish. He finished the season in eighth place overall and was named Rookie of the Year. 1999 Biffle won nine of 27 races, but he also had some weaker races, so he just Jack Sprague was beaten in the battle for the title at the end. In 2000, he came, apart from a race in which it turned out, always at least in 14th place finish, he won five times. This was enough to win the title. In the 2001 season, the year after his title win, ran only four races in the Craftsman Truck Series, which he won two.

Busch Series / Nationwide Series

In the 2001 season, Biffle was the first time as a full-time driver in the Busch Grand National Series, today's Nationwide Series, works. He drove the Ford with the start number 60, which was used by Roush Racing. In 1996 he was active in the Busch Grand National Series, but he played only two races in a car that was not competitive. The 2001 season was thus the first Busch Grand National Series season in which he had a car capable of winning. This he also proved by winning five races. 21 times he came in the top 10. He was the best rookie and won as it did three years earlier in the Craftsman Truck Series Rookie of the Year Award. In the overall standings, he stood at the end of the season in fourth place. The 2002 season brought another Biffle NASCAR title. With four wins and 25 top- 10 finishes, he won superior to the title. Biffle is the first driver, who managed to win the championship title in both the Craftsman Truck Series and in the Busch Grand National Series.

For the 2003 season, Biffle won a place as a full-time driver in Winston Cup, which was from 2004 to 2007 Nextel Cup and since 2008 Sprint Cup means. Despite his commitment to the highest division of NASCAR he took part in several races of the Busch Series. His main focus, however, he directed henceforth to the highest division of NASCAR. In the Busch Series season 2004 Biffle had a chance to win the title again. He won five races and finished 21 races in the top 10. In the overall classification, he finished the season in third place behind Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. Even in the years 2005, 2006 and 2007 drove Biffle regularly in the Busch Series, scoring good results. He finished tenth overall, in 2006 and 2007 in ninth position overall in 2005. As in previous years took Biffle in the 2008 season only at selected races in part. Mainly he denied this in the # 16 Roush Fenway Racing from.

Winston Cup / Nextel Cup / Sprint Cup

In the 2003 season, Biffle was the first time as a full-time driver in the top division of NASCAR, the then Winston Cup, active. Even in the highest division, he drove for the team of Jack Roush, who once gave him a chance in the Craftsman Truck Series to enter a full-time driver. Biffle drove a Ford with the start number 16, which was sponsored by Grainger. Initially, it was still not according to his ideas. In the first 16 races of the season he brought his car only once in the top 10. In the 17th race of the season, the Pepsi 400, which took place on 5 July 2003 at Daytona International Speedway, Biffle won for the first time in the Winston Cup. Later in the season, Biffle came again into the top -5 and four times in the top 10. He finished the season as the 20th overall. For the Rookie of the Year Award, which he won in his first full-time season in the Craftsman Truck Series and Busch Grand National Series, but it was not enough. The 2004 season was already running much better for Biffle. During the season, he improved steadily. He won two races, including eight times in the top 10. This was enough for 17th place overall.

In the 2005 season, Biffle managed to finally breakthrough in the Cup Series. He won six times, came 15 times in the top 5 and 21 times in the top 10. He finished the season tied with his teammate Carl Edwards with only 35 points behind the champion Tony Stewart in second place overall. Everyone expected then that Biffle would ride in the 2006 season, again for the title. But Biffle had considerable difficulties to build on the achievements of the previous year. He won only two races, including 15 times in the top 10. His performance is not even enough to get in the Chase for the Nextel Cup. He finished the season in 13th place overall. The 2007 season brought no improvement. Biffle only won one race and finished 11 times in the top 10. In the overall classification, he finished the season ranked 14th place.

The 2008 season began surprisingly good for Biffle. Four of the first five races he could finish in the top 10. In the further course top- 10 finishes and comparatively poor finishes outside the top -15 the balance held, so Biffle moved to ninth place in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. There he secured the victory in the first race, the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.


Biffle is an avid angler. He loves deep sea fishing in Mexico. In addition, he was the owner of a pub in his home city of Vancouver, Washington. On 17 October 2007 he married in South Carolina his longtime girlfriend Nicole Lunders .. He lives with her in Mooresville, North Carolina.

Biffle made ​​a guest appearance in the episode On Your Marks, Get Set, Mow the television series Yes, Dear.

Greg Biffle Foundation

Greg Biffle has established its own foundation, which is managed by his wife Nicole. The main goal of this foundation is to make people aware that many treat their pets wrong. Greg and Nicole Biffle themselves have several pets.


Sprint Cup


  • Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 ( Pocono )
  • Price Chopper 400 ( Kansas)


  • Sylvania 300 ( Loudon )
  • Camping World RV 400 ( Dover )


  • Lifelock 400 (Kansas)


  • Dodge Charger 500 (Darlington )
  • Ford 400 ( Homestead )


  • Auto Club 500 ( Fontana)
  • Samsung / Radio Shack 500 ( Texas)
  • Dodge Charger 500 (Darlington )
  • MBNA Race Points 400 ( Dover )
  • Batman Begins 400 ( Michigan)
  • Ford 400 ( Homestead )


  • GFS Marketplace 400 ( Michigan)
  • Ford 400 ( Homestead )


  • Pepsi 400 ( Daytona )

Nationwide Series


  • Sam 's Town 300 (Las Vegas )
  • Bashas ' Supermarkets 200 ( Phoenix)


  • Stater Brothers 300 ( Fontana)


  • Bashas ' Supermarkets 200 ( Phoenix)


  • Diamond Hill Plywood 200 (Darlington )
  • Stater Brothers 300 ( Fontana)
  • MBNA America 200 ( Dover )
  • Goulds Pumps / ITT Industries 250 ( Pikes Peak)
  • Target House 300 ( Fontana)


  • Little Trees 300 ( Concord )
  • Nicorette 300 (Atlanta )


  • MBNA Platinum 200 ( Dover )
  • GNC Live Well 250 (Milwaukee )
  • Charter Pipeline 250 (Madison )


  • Pepsi 300 ( Nashville )
  • Nazareth 200 ( Nazareth )
  • GNC Live Well 250 (Milwaukee )
  • Little Trees 300 ( Charlotte)
  • Outback Steakhouse 200 ( Phoenix)

Craftsman Truck Series


  • Chevy Silverado 200 ( Nazareth )
  • Chevy Silverado 150 ( Phoenix)


  • 200 ( Pikes Peak)
  • Pronto Auto Parts 400K (Fort Worth)
  • Bully Hill Vineyards 150 ( Watkins Glen )
  • Michigan 200 ( Michigan)


  • Memphis 200 (Memphis )
  • Grainger Industrial Supply 225K (Portland )
  • DieHard 200 (Milwaukee )
  • NAPA AutoCare 200 ( Nazareth )
  • 200 ( Michigan)
  • Powerstroke 200 (Clermont )
  • Virginia Is For Lovers 200 (Richmond )
  • The Orleans 250 (Las Vegas )