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Marcos Ambrose, Eldora, And Bobby Labonte News

Rodger Penske could wind up getting into Supercar V8 racing next season down in Australia.  The one driver that could wind up in that seat is Marcos Ambrose. Tony Stewart says he would like Nationwide and Sprint Cup races at Eldora. Bobby Labonte is going to be in the #37 Sprint Cup car for the Indy race.
Via The Pit Stop
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Labonte Returns to Indianapolis with Tommy Baldwin Racing

His career has been spectacular. It’s highlighted with 21 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series wins, and a pair of NASCAR championships in each of the sport’s top-two divisions. After ending his consecutive starts streak last season that last since 1993, Bobby Labonte’s career is slowly winding down. Last year, Labonte ended his stint with JTG Daugherty Racing. Since then, he has raced...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Statistical Preview of the Crown Royal Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis

Chevrolet has won the last 11 races at Indianapolis, and one Chevy driver who would like to continue the streak is 2-time Brickyard winner Tony Stewart. Currently 19th in the points and with zero wins in 2014, the Indiana native desperately needs a victory -- something he has never gone an entire Sprint Cup season without -- in order to qualify for a spot in the 'Chase'....
Via Racing-reference
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Labonte And More News

Bobby Labone hopes to drive more races for Circle Sport. Brian Vickers knows little on the RTA that has formed. Axxess Pharma is going to sponsor Cole Whitt for two races. Interstate Batteries is going to sponsor the Matt Kenseth car at New Hampshire in the Nationwide Series.
Via The Pit Stop
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Series Champion Bobby Labonte Joins Circle Sport for Daytona Sprint Cup Event

  Bobby Labonte, the 2000 Sprint Cup Series champion, will pilot the No. 33 Thunder Coal Chevrolet SS for Circle Sport in Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.  With 21 career Sprint Cup Series victories to his credit, Labonte will continue his quest for a trip to victory lane at the famed 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway behind the wheel of...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Labonte And Other News

Bobby Labonte is only driving a small amount of races in the #52 car this season. Target is going to be the primary sponsor for most of the Nationwide Series races Kyle Larson is in. Timmy Hill will drive the #33 car at Las Vegas.
Via The Pit Stop
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Phoenix Racing changes name of team

Phoenix Racing is now a name of the past, as on Wednesday new team owner Harry Scott Jr. announced on Facebook that Phoenix Racing has been renamed ....  
Via Tireball.com
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Labonte to drive second car for Phoenix Racing

Former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Bobby Labonte will drive a second car for Phoenix Racing in the Daytona 500. Labonte was approached recently by team founder James Finch about driving for him in the season opening race as the two have previously worked together. Labonte drove for Finch during the 2010 season and again at Michigan in 2013. Harry Scott, Jr., who purchased the...
Via Tireball.com
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Labonte officially to drive second Phoenix Racing entry at Daytona

Phoenix Racing confirmed Tuesday that Bobby Labonte will drive a second NASCAR Sprint Cup entry in select races this season. Labonte will drive a second car for the team for the Daytona 500 race weekend. Labonte drove 13 races in the organization's No. 09 in 2010 and one race for the organization in 2013, in the organization's primary No. 51 entry. "I am grateful and...
Via Fox Sports
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Labonte to enter Daytona 500 with Phoenix Racing

Bobby Labonte will attempt to qualify for the Daytona 500 for Phoenix Racing. The 2000 NASCAR champion will be making his attempt in a second entry for the team recently acquired by Harry Scott from long-time owner James Finch. Scott is fielding one full-time car for Justin Allgaier. No car number was announced for the Labonte entry. Finch made a deal with Scott to get Labonte...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobby Labonte and Paul Menard News

Bobby Labonte has an offer to drive for Phoenix Racing in the Daytona 500. Richard Childress says that a brake line broke which helped in causing the Paul Menard to explode in the final race of season.
Via The Pit Stop
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobby Labonte could drive for James Finch in Daytona 500

James Finch plans to have a car ready for the Daytona 500 and it could be for 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Bobby Labonte. Labonte and Finch have worked together in the past. He raced for the team briefly in 2010 and 2011. “We’ll be running out of the Phoenix Racing shop,” Finch said. “I hope to have a number before Christmas. I’m waiting for NASCAR to get back...
Via Tireball.com
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobby Labonte invited to race in Daytona 500 for Phoenix Racing

What are Bobby Labonte's plans for next season? It might just be racing a car during Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway. James Finch has asked Labonte to run a second Phoenix Racing Chevy in the 2014 Daytona 500. Finch, who sold majority interest of his team to Harry Scott last summer, said he hopes to have the car, engine and team solidified next week. "We...
Via Fox Sports
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Season Recap: Bobby Labonte

The champagne has dried and we have a champion for the 2013 Sprint Cup Series. Start ‘N’ Park Blog is taking a look back at the season that was by reviewing the top-35 finishing drivers. Today’s entry is Bobby Labonte who came home 34th in points. Stat Line Points Position:[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Will 2013 mark the last ride for several veteran Sprint Cup drivers?

(Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR) Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway may be historic for more reasons than being the deciding race for this year’s Sprint Cup Series championship. Several big-name stars may be running their final Sprint Cup Series race this weekend. Now we know drivers can be as indecisive as the NFL’s Brett Favre when...
Via Sicknissified
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

MWR, Bobby Labonte, And Travis Pastrana News

MWR is going to run a part time third car next season. Bobby Labonte says he us uncertain on his future. Travis Pastrana says that he is not going to return next season ton NASCAR.  
Via The Pit Stop
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Special Paint Scheme for Bobby Labonte’s Last Ride in No. 47 at Phoenix

Bobby Labonte’s journey behind the wheel of the No. 47 Toyota with JTG Daugherty Racing comes to a close at Phoenix International Raceway. AJ Allmendinger will take over next weekend at Homestead, and full-time in 2014. “The last two years the team went out on their own,” Labonte said. “It was without support from being a part of a big organization and that has been tough...
Via Tireball.com
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Could Phoenix Be Labonte’s Last Cup Race?

With no plans announced for 2014 and not being scheduled to run at Homestead in two weeks, Sunday’s race at Phoenix could be the last race for Bobby Labonte in the Sprint Cup Series. It has been a rough 2013 season for the 22-year Sprint Cup veteran. His consecutive races[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Time Running Out for Veterans Jeff Burton and Bobby Labonte to Land Cup Ride in 2014

With the recent signing of Martin Truex Jr. to Furniture Row Racing it makes the sand in the hourglass spill out a little bit faster for veterans Jeff Burton and Bobby Labonte if they want to stay in the NASCAR’s top series. Both Burton and Labonte have raced in the highest level of racing in NASCAR since 1993 and is likely going to have to search for other options in 2014....
Via Race Review Online
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Labonte Is Back This Weekend

Bobby Labonte will be back behind the wheel of the #47 Toyota for JTG-Daugherty Racing this weekend after a few weeks off due to some broken ribs. In his absence AJ Allmendinger has been driving the car. New Hampshire has been a fickle track for Labonte. He’s one of three[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Labonte set for NASCAR return

Bobby Labonte is set to return to NASCAR this weekend at New Hampshire after breaking three ribs while bike riding last month.
Via FOXSports.com
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Allmendinger to sub for Labonte

Bobby Labonte will spend another week on the sidelines recuperating from a cycling accident last Wednesday. AJ Allmendinger, who was officially named the driver of the No. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing team for 2014, will sub for the 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion this weekend at Richmond International Raceway. Allmendinger was originally scheduled to run only two of the remaining races...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

AJ Allmendinger agrees to deal with JTG

getty images AJ Allmendinger has reached an agreement with JTG Daugherty Racing which will have him drive the No. 47 car for the 2014 season. JTG’ Daugherty’s contract with Allmendinger is reportedly for three years with a formal announcement expected on Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Allmendinger was first hired to drive the No. 47 car at Kentucky Speedway. He recently...
Via Tireball.com
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobby Labonte to miss Atlanta with broken ribs

getty images Bobby Labonte broke three ribs in a bike riding accident on Wednesday near his home in North Carolina. The injury will prevent the former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion from competing in Sunday’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Labonte was taken to a hospital and held overnight for observation. The 49-year-old Labonte was scheduled to drive the No. 51 Chevrolet...
Via Tireball.com
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Labonte injured, will miss Atlanta

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 overnight for observation. Labonte was scheduled to drive the No. 51 Chevrolet for Phoenix Racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway. He'll...
Via Fox Sports
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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