Roush Fenway Racing got a bit of a motivational boost Friday as two of their drivers led the way in both NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice sessions at Talladega Superspeedway as teams prepare for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. led the first session with a speed of 200.780 mph while Biffle led the final period at 197.929 mph. It was a rare bit of good news for a team that has struggled in the first quarter of the season.
Biffle is 21st in points, highest among the Roush drivers. His best run of the season was a 10th-place finish in the Daytona 500, he has only one top-15 (14th at Vegas) since then and was 21st last week at Richmond. Biffle said his speed Friday wasn’t in single car runs.
“Certainly that was from drafting,” Biffle said.MORE>>>