Bobby Labonte

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Name: Bobby Labonte

Date of Birth: May 8, 1964

Hometown: Corpus Christi, TX

First NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race: June 3, 1991 – Dover

Championships: 1- 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion

Wife: Donna

Children: Son – TylerDaughter- Madison

Bio: Labonte joined JTG Daugherty Racing in 2011 and gladly returns for a third season with the team co-owned by Jodi and Tad Geschickter and five-time NBA All-Star and ESPN analyst Brad Daugherty. Before 2013, Labonte recorded 21 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victories, 10 NASCAR Nationwide Series wins and a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win. He also amassed 21 pole awards, 115 top-five and 23 top-10 finishes.

His name is synonymous with champion. In 2000, the Corpus Christi, Texas-native was crowned the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion after an impressive four wins, 19 top-five and 24 top-10 finishes with Joe Gibbs Racing. The very next year he added to his accolades by winning the IROC Championship. He is also the 1991 NASCAR Nationwide Series champion. Ten years prior, he was hoisting a trophy for winning a Late Model Championship that helped pave the way to a successful career in NASCAR.

Today, Labonte sets sail for a new chapter working alongside general manager Bobby Hutchens and the entire JTG Daugherty Racing Toyota team housed in Harrisburg, N.C. Labonte and the JTG Daugherty Racing team want to thank all of the fans and partners for their continued support in 2013.