Greg Biffle reveals 2017 NASCAR plans

DOVER, DE - MAY 29: Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 Safety-Kleen Ford, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 29, 2015 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Former Roush-Fenway driver Greg Biffle revealed Friday that he will not be racing fulltime in NASCAR in 2017.  Biffle used social media to say he will be working as a part time analyst on television and radio.

Biffle, a 19-time Cup winner announced, after the final race of the 2016 season that he was leaving Roush-Fenway Racing after 19 seasons.  Together with Roush and Ford, Biffle won the won the 2002 NASCAR XFINITY Series title and the 2000 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship. He finished as a runner up in the Sprint Cup Series in 2005, missing the chance to become the first driver in NASCAR to win a title in all three top touring series.

Biffle struggled in his final seasons with Roush. His last Cup win came in 2013, and in his final season Biffle scored just one top five and two top 10 finishes. He finished 23rd in the season ending title points. MORE>>>

About Greg Engle 7420 Articles
Greg is a published award winning sportswriter who spent 23 years combined active and active reserve military service, much of that in and around the Special Operations community. Greg is the author of "The Nuts and Bolts of NASCAR: The Definitive Viewers' Guide to Big-Time Stock Car Auto Racing" and has been published in major publications across the country including the Los Angeles Times, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a contributor to Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul, published in 2010, and the Christmas edition in 2016. He wrote as the NASCAR, Formula 1, Auto Reviews and National Veterans Affairs Examiner for Examiner.com and has appeared on Fox News. He holds a BS degree in communications, a Masters degree in psychology and is currently a PhD candidate majoring in psychology. He is currently the weekend Motorsports Editor for Autoweek.