Found December 10, 2012 on Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News: Yardbarker Blogger Network
On Saturday it was confirmed that Brian Burns has been officially named the crew chief for Bobby Labonte and the No. 47 JTG/Daugherty Racing Toyota Sprint Cup Series team in 2013. Burns was in an interim role with Labonte and the team since taking over in August of 2012 at Pocono after Todd Berrier left the team and David Hyder led the team for one race. The tandem ran the final 16 races of 2012 together and had four top 15 finishes in those races including a season best of ninth at Martinsville. In his 20th full season in the Sprint Cup Series Labonte finished 23rd in the driver standings which was up from 29th where he finished in 2011 which was his first season with JTG/Daugherty Racing. “I think he’s done a great job since he was put in that position,” said general manager Bobby Hutchens. “He’s a solid engineer and he understands the race car. Plus he’s a great leader with the crew. Considering that he’s already had time in the position, I really believe we’ll be able to make pr...

JTG Daugherty Racing adds news sponsor to their 2013 lineup

JTG Daugherty Racing has been diligently working on securing sponsorship all season long for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season and beyond for their No. 47 Toyota Camry team. While longstanding iconic brands return along with 2000 champion driver Bobby Labonte, the single-car operation is proud to add new sponsorships to the lineup next year. One example of the newest member...
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