Greg Biffle claims fastest speed in first Sprint Cup practice at Darlington


If anyone could use a blast from the past this weekend in the Southern 500, it’s winless Roush Fenway Racing.

The team got off to a good start with Greg Biffle claiming the fastest speed in the first Sprint Cup practice at Darlington Raceway.

Biffle put his No. 16 Ortho Ford in the top spot with a speed of 176.201 mph.

Biffle was followed by a trio from Stewart-Haas Racing with Kurt Busch (175.842), Tony Stewart (175.710) and defending race winner Kevin Harvick (175.710).

Carl Edwards filled out the top five at 175.647 mph.