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NASCAR At Michigan Update: Greg Biffle Leads, Jimmie Johnson In Early Trouble

Greg Biffle leads the Heluva Good! 400 after 20 laps, ahead of polesitter Kurt Busch, Paul Menard, Ryan Newman, and Brian Vickers. The top-10 is filled out by Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne, Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin, and A.J. Allemendinger.

Michigan International Speedway has been one of Jimmie Johnson's worst tracks, if not his worst, and that trend continued Sunday as he spun on the fifth lap. He was able to keep his Chevrolet off the wall and continue, but he broke the front swaybar on his No. 48 Chevrolet in the process and also lost a lap.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s bid to end his winless streak at the site of his last victory is not off to the best of starts, as he is currently shown in the 14th position but had contact with David Ragan as the cars exited pit road during the caution for Johnson's spin.

Making his return to the Sprint Cup Series after missing more than a month of action with an illness, Daytona 500 champion Trevor Bayne is currently shown in the 27th position.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.