Dover: Biffle's team receives Pit Road Award

Biffle's Team Grabs Tissot Pit Crew Award in Dover No. 16 crew claims second Tissot win of season Greg Biffle's No. 16 crew captured the Tissot Pit Road Precision Award in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover (Del.) International ...

Biffle's Team Grabs Tissot Pit Crew Award in Dover

No. 16 crew claims second Tissot win of season

Greg Biffle's No. 16 crew captured the Tissot Pit Road Precision Award in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover (Del.) International Speedway.

It was the second Tissot win of the season for Biffle's crew, which also won the award at the March Cup race in Las Vegas.

By claiming its second pit road win of the season, the No. 16 crew takes over sole possession of second place in the Tissot standings. Jeff Gordon's No. 24 crew leads with three victories while eight teams are tied for third with one win.

Biffle's crew won the award in Dover as a result of the team's No. 16 Ford Fusion spending the least amount of time on pit road -- 320.935 seconds. The quick work by the crew helped lift Biffle to a third place finish in the 400-mile race.

"The 3M team has the best overall chemistry as a group that I've been a part of in over 10 years," said No. 16 pit crew coach Andy Ward. "Everyone on the 3M crew takes responsibility for their actions and works hard as a team.They are really dedicated to be the best team that they can be."

The No. 16 over-the-wall crew consists 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), Ryan Dextraze catch can) and Chris Elliott windshield).The team's crew chief is Greg Erwin and the pit crewcoach is Andy Ward.

The No. 16 team will receive $5,000 for the pit road win. The team with the most Tissot Pit Road Precision Award victories at the completion of the 36-race schedule will earn a $100,000 bonus plus Tissot watches for the crew and driver.

Tissot has been the official watch and timekeeperof NASCAR since 2006. The companyis 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.

-credit: tissot

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Greg Biffle , Greg Erwin