Bobby Labonte Racing Announces Changes for 2015

Bobby Labonte Racing (BLR) announced today the team will cease operations at the end of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season. Since 2007, BLR and driver Earl Pearson, Jr. have enjoyed championship success together. They won back-to-back Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series championships and some of dirt late model top events including the Indiana Icebreaker, Colossal 100 and the...
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September 24, 2014  |  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 excited to...
Via FOX Sports
December 17, 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'll be running...
Via FOX Sports
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Labonte ready to start new streak

Bobby Labonte has a lot of fond memories from his first 704 consecutive races. He won the 2000 Sprint Cup championship. He won the 1991 Nationwide Series title and the 2001 International Race of Champions overall title. He won 21 Cup races and is one of only 23 drivers to have victories in NASCAR's top three series. But last weekend was the first time in 23 years Labonte, 49, was...
Via FOX Sports
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Labonte may not race Kentucky

Bobby Labonte is still uncertain of his plans for next weekend's race at Kentucky Speedway. "As of today, I'm not sure yet about Kentucky," Labonte said. "I'm trying to work on some things." Although Labonte tested with the No. 47 JTG/Daugherty team on the 1.5-mile track earlier this month, team owner Tad Geschickter says "mechanical problems at Michigan" have forced the organization...
Via FOX Sports
June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Just Turning Laps: 5 Drivers That Should Walk Away

  JTG/Daugherty Racing announced on Friday that AJ Allmendinger would pilot the team’s #47 Toyota next week at Michigan along with the Watkins Glen race on August 11th and possibly three other races. AJ Allmendinger’s gain is former Sprint Cup champion Bobby Labonte’s loss, as the 2000 champ will see his current starts streak end at 702 unless he finds a ride elsewhere for these...
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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