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Greg Biffle finds it odd to call the Chase for the Sprint Cup a "three-man race" with 8 races still to be contested.

DOVER, Del. — Given the dominance of Joe Gibbs Racing drivers Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch in the first two Chase races, the staying power of five-time champion Jimmie Johnson and the wide spread in the points standings, it's tempting to characterize the Chase as a three-man race.

To Greg Biffle, who's fifth in the standings, that's sheer nonsense.

"The Chase, from what I understand, is made up of 10 races," Biffle said Friday after Sprint Cup practice at Dover International Speedway. "And to be two races into the Chase and say it's a three-man race already to me seems silly. ...

"Take, for instance, last week (at New Hampshire). We finished third and moved up six spots in the points to fifth. I don't know how anyone would say it's a three-man race. ... I just think there are more than three cars in this thing right now."

By Reid Spencer - NASCAR Wire Service

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Matt Kenseth , Greg Biffle , Jimmie Johnson , Kyle Busch
Teams Joe Gibbs Racing
Article type Commentary
Tags biffle, busch, chevrolet, dover, ford, johnson, kenseth, toyota