500 Pole winning team makes engine change

500 Pole winning team makes engine change

The Roush Ford team made an egine change today to Daytona 500 polesitter Greg Biffle's No. 16 car today, and, as a result, Biffle will start from the rear on Sunday. Roush Racing garage area: the National Guard crew still work on engine...

The Roush Ford team made an egine change today to Daytona 500 polesitter Greg Biffle's No. 16 car today, and, as a result, Biffle will start from the rear on Sunday.

Roush Racing garage area: the National Guard crew still work on engine change on Greg Biffle's car.
Photo by Eric Gilbert.
Biffle will lead the field on the parade laps, and then drop to the 39th starting position before the green flag.

Favorite to win, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., will move up one position on the track and essentially will lead the field alongside Elliott Sadler, the man on the outside pole, to the green flag.

The rest of the remaining cars will move up the position once Biffle drops back prior to the start of the 46th Daytona 500 on the 2.5-mile superspeedway.

Three other drivers also changed engines and will start from the back; Ryan Newman, Ricky Craven and Derrike Cope.

The No. 10 of Scott Riggs will also have to start from the back of the pack, they wrecked their primary car in the Gatorade Twin 125 race one and will start in the back-up car.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Derrike Cope , Greg Biffle , Ryan Newman , Ricky Craven , Scott Riggs , Eric Gilbert , Elliott Sadler