Biffle Finishes 19th after Late-Race Caution

Martinsville Speedway provided plenty of short-track racing action as the 500-lap race saw a total of 16 cautions.  Biffle started 25th in his No. 16 Ortho Ford Fusion and was poised to crack the top 10 when he was collected in one of the final cautions.  Biffle pitted multiple times to fix a pushed in grille and raised hood, all while staying on the lead lap to earn a 19th-place finish.

Biffle started the 500-lap race at the paperclip shaped short-track of Martinsville Speedway from the 25th position.  He steadily gained ground throughout the race despite have a Ford that continued to switch from loose handling to tight.

The team tried wedge and air pressure adjustments throughout the course of the race in an effort to improve the handling for Biffle.  Just as the team made some gains an incident unfolded in front of Biffle and he had nowhere to go.  Biffle pitted multiple times for repairs, all while maintaining his position on the lead lap.

Biffle lost valuable track position due to the repairs and went one lap down to the leaders over a green flag run.  Biffle was in position to receive the “lucky dog” award a short time later and was able to rebound back for a 19th-place lead-lap finish.

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