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Throwback Thursday – Labonte Wins Last Traditional Southern 500

Credit – nascarmedia.com Posted by Brandon Whitton – follow on twitter @whittonbm 2003 was the last year NASCAR scheduled the Southern 500 in its rightful spot, on Labor Day weekend, until 2015. As with many items that season, tradition was tossed aside for potential growth. Title sponsor Winston was departing at the end of the year after 33 season, the points system would...
Via Motor Racing Digest
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Terry Labonte To Serve As Grand Marshal At Darlington

© 2001, Nigel KinradeNKP Posted by Brandon Whitton – follow on twitter @whittonbm August 27, 2015 Courtesy Darlington Raceway Terry Labonte, who will be inducted into the 2016 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, will serve as Grand Marshal for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday, Sept. 6. Labonte will give the command to start engines accompanied by Bojangles’...
Via Motor Racing Digest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: 2016 NASCAR HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE TERRY LABONTE TO SERVE AS BOJANGLES’ SOUTHERN 500 GRAND MARSHAL

DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (August 27, 2015) – Terry Labonte, who will be inducted into the 2016 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, will serve as Grand Marshal for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday, Sept. 6. Labonte will give the command to start engines accompanied by Bojangles’ CEO Clifton Rutledge. Labonte’s involvement in the Bojangles’ Southern...
Via On Pit Road
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Terry Labonte named Southern 500 grand marshal

As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series prepares to return to tradition with Labor Day weekend's Bojangles' Southern 500, Darlington Raceway has named 2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Terry Labonte as the grand marshal. Throughout his 37-year Sprint Cup career, Labonte recorded 22 victories, 182 top fives, 361 top 10s, 27 poles and two Sprint Cup championships. Labonte also has two wins...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Terry Labonte to serve as Bojangles Southern 500 Grand Marshal

Terry Labonte, who will be inducted into the 2016 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, will serve as Grand Marshal for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday, Sept. 6. Labonte will give the command to start engines accompanied by Bojangles’ CEO Clifton Rutledge. Labonte’s involvement in the Bojangles’ Southern 500 further enhances the track’s throwback...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Anheuser-Busch to promote Busch brand in NASCAR starting in 2016

For nearly four decades, Budweiser has been one of the most prominent sponsors in NASCAR racing, including serving as primary sponsor on 2014 Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick's car. On Monday, Stewart-Haas Racing confirmed to FOXSports.com a report by SportsBusiness Journal's Adam Stern that Anheuser-Busch will move away from the Budweiser brand starting in 2016, instead shifting...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

TBT: Remembering the 1st time Dale Sr. dumped Terry Labonte at Bristol

Although Dale Earnhardt has been gone for more than 14 years, the legend of "The Intimidator" lives on in minds of NASCAR fans everywhere.
Via Shake and Bake
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: AJ ALLMENDINGER, JTG DAUGHERTY RACING, BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY PREVIEW

AJ ALLMENDINGER NO. 47 BUSH’S® GRILLIN’ BEANS® CHEVROLET SS BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY PREVIEW Race:  Irwin Tools Night Race Date/Time: Saturday, August 22nd / 7:30 PM ET TV/Radio: NBCSN / PRN / SIRIUSXM TEAM QUOTES: Big battle: “When you get strapped into the No. 47 BUSH’S Grillin’ Beans Chevrolet SS at Bristol Motor Speedway, you know it’s going to be a battle for 500...
Via On Pit Road
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Wood Brothers Remember Buddy Baker As “One Of The Great Ones"

As the NASCAR world looks back on the career accomplishments of Elzie Wylie “Buddy” Baker, who died Monday of cancer at age 74, an interesting trend emerges.  Throughout a driving career that saw him win 19 races and 38 poles in the series now known as Sprint Cup, he was often paired with some of the sport’s greatest competitors, many of whom are already in the NASCAR Hall...
Via On Pit Road
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wood Brothers Remember Buddy Baker As “One Of The Great Ones"

As the NASCAR world looks back on the career accomplishments of Elzie Wylie “Buddy” Baker, who died Monday of cancer at age 74, an interesting trend emerges.  Throughout a driving career that saw him win 19 races and 38 poles in the series now known as Sprint Cup, he was often paired with some of the sport’s greatest competitors, many of whom are already in the NASCAR Hall...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday – Martin Dominates At The Glen

Mark Martin leads Rusty Wallace. Credit – nascarmedia.com, RacingOne/Getty Images Posted by Brandon Whitton – follow on twitter @whittonbm Budweiser At The Glen – Watkins Glen International – August 8, 1993 The 19th race of the 1993 Winston Cup season brought the stock cars to the historic Watkins Glen International circuit for the eighth consecutive season. Dale Earnhardt...
Via Motor Racing Digest
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Labonte Foundation Announces Partners and Details for Annual Charity Cycling Event

The Bobby Labonte Foundation and its founder, NASCAR Champion Bobby Labonte, announced today that Archdale Drug will continue its title sponsorship of one of the most popular cycling events in the Triad.  Archdale Drug is a founding partner of the "Tour de Reason" Bike Ride and has helped the cycling event earn over $60,000 for charities that benefit cycling safety and give back...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday – Irvan Returns To Victory Lane

Credit – Harrelson Photography/RIR Posted by Brandon Whitton – follow on twitter @whittonbm 1996 Jiffy Lube 300 – New Hampshire International Speedway – July 14, 1996 Halfway through the 1996 Winston Cup campaign a spirited battle was being waged for the championship lead. Entering the fourth annual Jiffy Lube 300, Dale Earnhardt led Terry Labonte by just five points, with...
Via Motor Racing Digest
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

DT: Davenport Dominates Clash at the Mag

COLUMBUS, MS (June 13, 2015) – Jonathan Davenport roared to his fifth series win of the season tonight in Magnolia Motor Speedway’s Clash at the Mag, presented by Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau. Davenport took the lead on lap 17 of the 100-lap feature, and then went on to earn $20,000 in the K&L Rumley Enterprises, Longhorn Chassis. Jared Landers charged from his...
Via On Pit Road
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday – Tim Richmond’s Triumphant Return

Photo Credit: NASCAR Media Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 June 4, 2015 Miller High Life 500 at Pocono – June 14, 1987 As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Pocono Raceway for the first time this season, it’s time once again for another edition of “Throwback Thursday” as we take a look back at a race from Pocono’s past. In this week’s edition, we...
Via Motor Racing Digest
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR Hall of Fame Incomplete Without Benny Parsons

Benny Parsons’ racing career in NASCAR’s top series spanned two decades. The legend achieved just about everything one would want to in the top-tier division of stock car racing. He is a former Daytona 500 winner, a former World 600 winner and most importantly, the 1973 Sprint Cup Series champion. But for what could be considered as the third or fourth year in a row, “BP...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Four hard chargers and a master builder join NASCAR Hall of Fame

The architect of some of NASCAR’s most impressive facilities joined four of the sport’s most tenacious racers in comprising the 2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class, selected Wednesday by the Hall of Fame Voting Panel. Two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Terry Labonte headlines a quartet of drivers that includes six-time NASCAR modified champion Jerry Cook, 1970 Cup titleholder...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Harvick (sort of) reveals picks on NASCAR Hall of Fame ballot

As the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, Kevin Harvick was one of the 57 voters responsible for choosing the next class to enter the NASCAR Hall of Fame. So how did Harvick vote on Wednesday when Bruton Smith, Terry Labonte, Curtis Turner, Jerry Cook and Bobby Isaac were announced as the five members of the Class of 2016? "My list of inductees, there were four out of the...
Via Fox Sports
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Family of the late Bobby Isaac thrilled to see legend headed for Hall

Bobby Isaac was born into adversity and died way too young, but for a brief moment his star shone brightly as he dominated NASCAR during the fabled aero wars of 1969-70. And for his accomplishments, Isaac will join Bruton Smith, Curtis Turner, Terry Labonte and Jerry Cook as inductees into the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2016. The second youngest of nine children, Isaac's father...
Via Fox Sports
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobby Labonte Statement on Brother Terry Being Voted into NASCAR Hall of Fame

The NASCAR Hall of Fame announced Wednesday that two-time Sprint Cup Series champion Terry Labonte would be inducted into the Hall as a member of the Class of 2016. Bobby Labonte, Terry's younger brother and also a Sprint Cup Series champion, commented:   "Obviously, this is a really proud day for the Labonte family. I think back to when we were kids racing quarter midgets, and...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Bobby Labonte Statement on Brother Terry Being Voted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame

TRINITY, N.C. (May 20, 2015) - The NASCAR Hall of Fame announced Wednesday that two-time Sprint Cup Series champion Terry Labonte would be inducted into the Hall as a member of the Class of 2016. Bobby Labonte, Terry’s younger brother and also a Sprint Cup Series champion, commented:   “Obviously, this is a really proud day for the Labonte family. I think back to when we were...
Via On Pit Road
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

2016 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class Announced

Cook, Isaac, Labonte, Smith, Turner Comprise Hall’s Seventh Class   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 20, 2015) – NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2016. The five-person group – the seventh in NASCAR Hall of Fame history – consists of Jerry Cook, Bobby Isaac, Terry Labonte, O. Bruton Smith and Curtis Turner. In addition, NASCAR...
Via On Pit Road
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Smith, Labonte head up NASCAR Hall of Fame class

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Speedway Motorsports executive chairman Bruton Smith and two-time Sprint Cup champion Terry Labonte headed up the newest group of five headed to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The others selected to the hall's seventh class were drivers NASCAR drivers Curtis Turner and Bobby Isaac. Modified series champion Jerry Cook was the final pick for the hall. Smith's company...
Via AP on Fox
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

2016 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class Announced

Harold Hinson/HHP Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 Courtesy of NASCAR IMC DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 20, 2015) – NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2016. The five-person group – the seventh in NASCAR Hall of Fame history – consists of Jerry Cook, Bobby Isaac, Terry Labonte, O. Bruton Smith and Curtis Turner...
Via Motor Racing Digest
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

2016 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class Announced

NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2016. The five-person group – the seventh in NASCAR Hall of Fame history – consists of Jerry Cook, Bobby Isaac, Terry Labonte, O. Bruton Smith and Curtis Turner. In addition, NASCAR announced that Harold Brasington won the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. Next year...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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