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Roush Fenway Racing driver Greg Biffle mourns the passing of his father

CHARLOTTE, NC - MAY 21: Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 Cheez-It Ford, walks on the grid prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 21, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

CHARLOTTE, NC - MAY 21: Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 Cheez-It Ford, walks on the grid prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 21, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Greg Biffle announced that his father, Garland Jack Biffle, passed away on Tuesday morning.

He made the announcement on Twitter shortly after his father's passing.

My father/veteran Garland Jack Biffle passed away this morning at 10:32am.. He taught me some much in life and I will miss him greatly..RIP

— Greg Biffle (@gbiffle) July 19, 2016

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Biffle, racing in his 14th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, was introduced to the world of motorsports by his father at a young age.

Our condolences go out to Biffle and his family.