Biffle To Replace Sadler In Test Sessions

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STUART, Va. -– NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver Greg Biffle has been selected to substitute for Elliott Sadler at the Wood Brothers' Winston Cup test session in Talladega, Alabama.

Biffle was selected after Sadler's physician advised him to stay home and rest for a couple of days following his crash in Saturday's final Winston Cup practice session. Sadler was cleared to race in Sunday's Kmart 400 at Michigan International Speedway and climbed from 43rd position to finish the race in 27th.

"We want to make sure Elliott is 100 percent for Pocono," said Len Wood, team car owner. "He ran a great race on Sunday for us but the best way for us to make sure he's ready for Pocono is to obey doctor's orders. I know he wants to be the one driving the car for the test but the test doesn't count for anything other than practice."

Biffle, who drives for Rouch Racing, also tested for Winston Cup veteran Mark Martin earlier in the season.

He most recently won the Pronto Auto Parts 400 at Texas Motor Speedway. The test is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.

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