Biffle to aim Daytona 500 comeback with NY Racing NASCAR group - Motor Informed

Biffle to aim Daytona 500 comeback with NY Racing NASCAR group

The 52-year-old was a Cup Collection common between 2003 and 2016, and completed second to Tony Stewart within the 2005 standings.

Biffle, the champion of the second-tier Busch Collection in 2002, received 19 instances in his 510 Cup Collection begins for Andy Petree Racing, Petty Enterprises and Roush Fenway Racing.

Following the top of his top-flight profession, Biffle made two appearances within the Truck Collection, successful at Texas for Kyle Busch Motorsport in 2019.

The NY Racing group has made a handful of appearances lately, most just lately within the 2018 Coca-Cola 600 with J.J. Yeley. 

Its Richard Childress Racing-built Camaro shouldn’t be locked into the 500 as a non-chartered group, so Biffle has to race his means into the occasion. Jay Man will function the group’s crew chief.

“I’m actually excited to have the chance to drive the Subsequent Gen automotive and assist NY Racing make its entry into the 2022 season,” mentioned Biffle, who took pole for the 500 in 2004 with Roush.

“I’ve all the time mentioned because the day I stepped away from full time competitors that I’d return beneath the precise circumstances.

“Filling in for an injured driver or driving for a top-level group will all the time be compelling. With this distinctive alternative, I’ll now be capable to use my 18 years of expertise to assist this non-charter group get into the Daytona 500 with an RCR-built race automotive powered by a Hendrick engine.

“I stay up for getting again on the observe this week and doing what I take pleasure in most.”

Biffle will drive NY Racing Chevrolet

Biffle will drive NY Racing Chevrolet

Picture by: NY Racing

Biffle’s finest 500 outcomes are a pair of third locations achieved in 2010 and 2012 with RFR. 

Group proprietor John Cohen added: “As a product of HBCU and an alumni of Grambling Soccer, I’m excited to have them on board with HBCU League Go Plus.

“I wish to thank Chevrolet for this nice partnership together with Richard Childress Racing and Hendrick Motorsports, with out them I’m unsure that is doable.”

A number of non-chartered groups are planning to enter the primary points-scoring race for NASCAR’s Subsequent-Gen automotive, amongst them the Group Hezbergs Ford that 1997 Formulation 1 world champion Jacques Villenueve will qualify.



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