Biffle to make 450th start

Reid Spencer - NASCAR Wire Service Sunday, May 24 1823
Greg Biffle made his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut in 2002 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.

On Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway (6 p.m. ET on FOX), Biffle, 45, will race for the 450th time in NASCAR’s top series.

“It’s kind of amazing how fast the time goes by,” said Biffle, who has accumulated 19 victories in his 14-year career with Roush Fenway Racing. “I remember my 300th start; we did a deal at Martinsville a few years back.

“It seems like it was last year or the year before, but it was 150 starts ago, and that is a long time. It amazes you how fast it goes, and I’ve got a lot of great memories, wins, close races and fun times.”

Biffle hopes the fun continues on Sunday, when he takes the green flag in the Coca-Cola 600. The driver of the No. 16 Ford would like nothing better than to break his current 68-race winless streak with a breakthrough victory at Charlotte.

Saturday’s practice results were promising. Biffle had the fifth-fastest 10-lap average in the first session and posted the fourth-quickest lap during Happy Hour.