Biffle's Pit Crew Grabs Tissot Win at Indy; Sole Leader in Standings Greg Biffle's No. 16 team won the Tissot Pit Road Precision Award during Sunday's (July 26) Sprint Cup race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It was the fourth victory of the...
Biffle's Pit Crew Grabs Tissot Win at Indy; Sole Leader in Standings
Greg Biffle's No. 16 team won the Tissot Pit Road Precision Award during Sunday's (July 26) Sprint Cup race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
It was the fourth victory of the season for the No. 16 pit crew, which took over sole possession of first place in the Tissot standings, breaking a three-win tie with Jeff Gordon's crew.
Biffle's No. 16 3M Ford Fusion spent the least amount of time on pit road during the Indy race -- 191.906 seconds. The pit crew effort helped Biffle to a strong fourth-place finish.
"This 3M pit crew is incredible," said Biffle.b^0x001cI can't tell you how much as a driver it eases your mind to know that you don't have anything to worry about when you come into the pits except what you need to do.I know every time I come in that these guys are going to be consistent and fast. They deserve these Tissot pit crew awards and I have no doubt that they will win the overall award at the end of the season."
The No. 16 over-the-wall crew at Indy consisted of: Todd Zeigler front-tire changer), Colin Pasi front-tire carrier), Kyle Power (rear-tire changer), Kevin McDowell (rear-tire carrier), Rodney Fetters jackman), Billy Manchester (gasman), Shane Wood catch can) and Chris Elliott windshield). The team's crew chief is Greg Erwin and the pit crew coach is Andy Ward.
Biffle's crew will collect $5,000 for the pit road win. The team with the most Tissot Pit Road Precision Award wins at the completion of the 36-race Sprint Cup schedule will receive a $100,000 bonus plus Tissot watches for the crew and driver.
Tissot has been the official watch and timekeeper of NASCAR since 2006. The company-is also the official timekeeper for a number of other sports, including the MotoGP World Championship, the Ice Hockey World Championship and the Cycling World Championship.