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Bobby Labonte

Robert "Bobby" Labonte, of Corpus Christi, Texas, is a race car driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He drives the #47 Kroger/Clorox/Kimberly-Clark/Kingsford/Reese Towpower Hitches Toyota Camry for JTG Daugherty Racing. Labonte won the Busch Series Championship in 1991 and the Winston Cup Championship in 2000, the only driver to win both titles. He was also the IROC champion in 2001.
Robert "Bobby" Labonte, of Corpus Christi, Texas, is a race car driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He drives the #47 Kroger/Clorox/Kimberly-Clark/Kingsford/Reese Towpower Hitches Toyota Camry for JTG Daugherty Racing. Labonte won the Busch Series Championship in 1991 and the Winston Cup Championship in 2000, the only driver to win both titles. He was also the IROC champion in 2001. « Show less

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  • Watch Braves infielder Elliot Johnson impersonate a NASCAR driver

    Watch Braves infielder Elliot Johnson impersonate a NASCAR driver
    Your browser does not support iframes. Braves infielder Elliot Johnson hit a rare triple during Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indians and was rewarded with a postgame interview on Fox Sports South. Johnson decided to use the spotlight to have...
  • A.J. Allmendinger to drive full time in Sprint Cup Series in 2014

    A.J. Allmendinger to drive full time in Sprint Cup Series in 2014
    JTG Daugherty Racing said Saturday that A.J. Allmendinger would drive its No. 47 car full time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next year. The contract is the latest step in Allmendinger's rebound from a year ago, when he was suspended by NASCAR for...
  • Allmendinger back in Cup with full-time ride

    Allmendinger back in Cup with full-time ride
    AJ Allmendinger will take over the No. 47 car for JTG Daughterty Racing next season.     The announcement Saturday caps Allmendinger's comeback from a positive drug test in July 2012 that led to his suspension and caused him to lose his job with Roger...
  • The Backstretch Blog: We'll leave the light on for you

    The Backstretch Blog: We'll leave the light on for you
    I love night racing. I love Atlanta Motor Speedway. And like chocolate and peanut butter together the night race at Atlanta is the perfect combination. I still remember standing on pit road the first time they ran under the lights in Atlanta. I was a...
  • All those NASCAR driver-team changes? Here's a scorecard

    All those NASCAR driver-team changes? Here's a scorecard
    Jeff Burton's announcement Wednesday that he won't drive the No. 31 Chevrolet again in 2014 in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series is the latest in a flurry of NASCAR driver-team changes for this season and next year. Haven't kept up with all of them? Here's a...
  • Ryan Newman adds to flurry of NASCAR drivers changing teams

    Ryan Newman adds to flurry of NASCAR drivers changing teams
    The NASCAR team Richard Childress Racing said Monday it signed Ryan Newman to drive its No. 31 Chevrolet next year in the Sprint Cup Series. Newman currently drives the No. 39 Chevy for Stewart-Haas Racing but was not re-signed by that team for 2014....
  • Labonte set for NASCAR return after bike accident

    Labonte set for NASCAR return after bike accident
    Bobby Labonte is set to return to NASCAR this weekend at New Hampshire after breaking three ribs while bike riding last month.   Labonte was hurt while cycling near his North Carolina home. The 49-year-old driver is still sore but comfortable enough to...
  • Joe Gibbs, Kurt Busch among intriguing stories in expanded Chase

    Joe Gibbs remains the only coach to win Super Bowls with three different quarterbacks. Almost as remarkable, none of the three — Joe Theismann, Doug Williams and Mark Rypien — has a Canton zip code. More than two decades removed from his...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Martinsville Madness

    The Backstretch Blog: Martinsville Madness
    I know the eyes of the sports world will be on that little basketball tournament in Atlanta this weekend. But on the in between day, don't sleep on the race at the little track in Virginia. The Martinsville Speedway IS "madness" and we aren't in March...
  • Matt Kenseth surges to third 2013 victory at Darlington; Bowyer battles back to finish 11th

    Matt Kenseth surges to third 2013 victory at Darlington; Bowyer battles back to finish 11th
    Unsinkable. Unsinkable Matt Kenseth capped a banner week for unsinkable Joe Gibbs Racing with a victory in Saturday night's Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway with a substitute crew chief on his pit box—the unsinkable Wally Brown....
  • Keselowski crashes Chase party at Charlotte; Bowyer finishes 11th

    Keselowski crashes Chase party at Charlotte; Bowyer finishes 11th
    Brad Keselowski proved once again Saturday night that quality and timing trump quantity.   Keselowski led 11 laps in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kasey Kahne led 138. Five-time champion Jimmie Johnson led...