BOBBY LABONTE RUMORS

NSCS: Consistency, humility, skill carry Labonte to NASCAR Hall of Fame

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Some label Terry Labonte the NASCAR premier series’ least flamboyant champion. Perhaps it just seemed that way, when measuring Labonte alongside such colorful contemporaries as NASCAR Hall of Famers Dale Earnhardt and Darrell Waltrip. His calm, quiet demeanor at least partially explains why Labonte became known as “The Iceman.” The Corpus Christi, Texas...
Via On Pit Road
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

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
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 24, 2014  |  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...

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 excited to...
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 Associated Press
December 17, 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'll be running...
Via Fox Sports
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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