Biffle started the 500-lap race at the paperclip shaped short-track of Martinsville Speedway from the 25th position. He steadily gained ground throughout the race despite have a Ford that continued to switch from loose handling to tight.
The team tried wedge and air pressure adjustments throughout the course of the race in an effort to improve the handling for Biffle. Just as the team made some gains an incident unfolded in front of Biffle and he had nowhere to go. Biffle pitted multiple times for repairs, all while maintaining his position on the lead lap.Biffle lost valuable track position due to the repairs and went one lap down to the leaders over a green flag run. Biffle was in position to receive the “lucky dog” award a short time later and was able to rebound back for a 19th-place lead-lap finish.