Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 6/28/14

CONCORD, NC - OCTOBER 17: Bobby Labonte, driver of the #96 Ask.com Ford, leads Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series NASCAR Banking 500 at Lowe's Motor Speedway on October 17, 2009 in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Bobby Labonte, the 2000 NASCAR Cup champion, will have a vastly different supporting cast in 2012, JTG/Daugherty Racing announced Sunday. The team is adding Todd Berrier as crew chief and general manager of the No. 47 Toyota. Frank Kerr, the current crew chief, will transition into shop foreman. JTG/D also will add Laerte Zatta as director of engineering. In addition to the personnel changes, JTG/D will open its own shop in 2012 in Harrisburg, NC. The team has shared space the past three years in Cornelius, NC, with Michael Waltrip Racing. Also, JTG/D will transfer engine programs from TRD to Triad Racing Technologies. "Most people do not realize how much of a team's success is based on the preparation that goes on at the shop," said Tad Geschickter, founder and co-owner of JTG/Daugherty Racing. "We appreciate Frankie's dedication and know that without his efforts we would not be standing here today. He will do a great job ensuring that our processes and pr...
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