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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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  • Bobby Labonte's start streak to end at 704

    Bobby Labonte's start streak to end at 704
    Bobby Labonte's consecutive start streak will come to an end at 704 races.     Labonte is not entered to race this weekend at Kentucky Speedway, which will bring an end to the second-longest active starts streak in NASCAR behind Jeff Gordon's 705 starts....
  • The Backstretch Blog: Countdown to the Season- The Best of the Rest

    The Backstretch Blog: Countdown to the Season- The Best of the Rest
    The NASCAR season gets underway this weekend with the Sprint Unlimited (formerly the Bud Shootout) and officially next weekend with the Daytona 500. With that in mind it is time the annual countdown if my predicted finish for the season. Take this with...
  • Kyle Busch wins at Fontana as Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano wreck on last lap

    Kyle Busch wins at Fontana as Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano wreck on last lap
    Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano knocked each other off the race track on the final lap of Sunday's Auto Club 400 -- allowing Kyle Busch to steal the win -- but it was Tony Stewart who left Auto Club Speedway fighting mad.   Yes, it was Busch's 25th ...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Storybook Endings

    The Backstretch Blog: Storybook Endings
    So here we are, about to close the book on another NASCAR season. And all I can say is wow. Think about it, we started with a driver smashing into a jet dryer on the track at the Daytona 500 and last week we had a driver running through the garage in a...
  • Labonte breaks 3 ribs in bike riding accident

    Labonte breaks 3 ribs in bike riding accident
    Bobby Labonte broke three ribs in a bike riding accident Wednesday near his North Carolina home and will miss this weekend's NASCAR race in Atlanta.     A spokesman for the driver said Labonte was taken to a hospital by ambulance and will be held...
  • 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....