NASCAR Fan-Favorite & Former Champion Announces His Engagement

Published 12/23/2021, 7:46 AM EST


Former NASCAR driver Greg Biffle proposed to his partner Cristina Ann Grossu. The best part was that he chose a very picturesque location, which was a beach. Obviously, his partner said yes, making him a very happy man.

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It is worth mentioning that Biffle isn’t fully retired, as he does fill in occasionally in the sport. He has not raced in the Cup Series since 2016 and in the Xfinity Series since 2010. However, his most recent appearance was at the 2020 Truck Series race at the Darlington Raceway. Over there, he managed to finish the race in 19th place, and it was his only appearance.

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Cristina Ann Grossu will be his second wife. Back in 2015, he separated from his first wife, Nicole Lunders, and had a daughter, Emma. The couple divorced in early 2016. Since then, Biffle has been involved with Grossu and they have another daughter together, called Ryder Jack.

How has NASCAR driver Greg Biffle performed in his career?

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The 52-year old has been fairly successful across all three racing series. In fact, he boasts of 19 wins in the Cup Series, 20 Xfinity and 17 Truck Series wins, bringing his tally to 56. In addition to that, he also won the Truck title in 2000 and the Xfinity Series title in 2002. With regard to the Cup Series though, his highest finish was 2nd in the 2005 season.

Among his other accolades, are wins in the 2005 and 2006 Southern 500. In addition to that, he has also won the Busch Clash in 2015 and 2016. Greg Biffle can also proudly say that he was the 2001 Busch Series Rookie of the Year and the 1998 Truck Series Rookie of the year. Furthermore, he won the Most Popular Driver Award for the 2000 Truck Series season and the 2002 Busch Series Most Popular Driver award.

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Outside the NASCAR arena, Biffle is fond of fishing and owns a factory-sponsored fishing boat. In addition to that, Biffle used to own a pub in Vancouver called ‘Biffle’s Pub and Grill’. Among other philanthropies, he became a part-owner of the Williamette Speedway and Sunset Speedway in Oregon in 2010. Suffice it to say, he is more than happy with how his post-NASCAR life is turning out.

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Dhruv George

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Dhruv George is a senior Motorsports author for EssentiallySports, having authored nearly 12000 articles spanning different sports like F1, NASCAR, Tennis, NFL, and eSports. He graduated with a PG Diploma in Journalism from the Xavier Institute of Communications. Dhruv has also conducted interviews with F1 driver Pierre Gasly and Moto2 rider Tony Arbolino.

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