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Team: GoFAS Racing-32
Age / DOB:  (51) / 5/8/1964
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 175

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Consistently strong finishes in his last three restrictor-plate, superspeedway races have been Bobby Labonte’s best trait. He finished 15th in the No. 52 Harry Scott ride at Daytona International Speedway last year, 26th in Joe Falk’s No. 33 last summer, and was 24th in Frank Stoddard’s No. 32 this spring.
Labonte will be back behind the wheel of the No. 32, but he has not been to Talladega SuperSpeedway since 2013. That season, his results were a mixed bag with a 20th in the spring and 34th in the fall. Look for a result in the mid-20s this week and plan accordingly. Apr 29 - 4:41 PM

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GoFAS Racing is pleased to announce that former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Champion Bobby Labonte will pilot the No. 32 C&J Energy Services Ford Fusion in 2015.

The Corpus Christi, TX native will run the four Superspeedway events with support from Texas based C&J Energy Services. "I'm excited for the opportunity to go racing next season with GoFAS Racing and C&J," Labonte said. "The people at C&J are good friends of our family, and like me, have a passion for the sport. I want to thank them, along with Frank and Archie for allowing me the opportunity to take over where my brother left off." With older brother Terry Labonte retiring after the fall event at Talladega Superspeedway where he qualified ninth, it was a natural fit to put the 2000 NSCS champion behind the wheel.-GoFAS Racing
Wed, Dec 10, 2014 04:34:00 PM

Rain will delay or cancel final practice on Saturday. If rain continues throughout the day and qualification is canceled, Juan Pablo Montoya, Trevor Bayne, and Matt Crafton would be the drivers who fail to make the show.

Bobby Labonte in a third Tommy Baldwin Racing car would make the show based on owner points, which would elevate him to the most favored dark horse status.
Sat, Jul 26, 2014 09:04:00 AM

Bobby Labonte will get a chance to keep his perfect record of running in every Brickyard 400 held after getting the nod to drive a second Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet this week. In a field of 46 cars, he will need to qualify on time first, however.

Labonte has not scored a top-10 on this track since winning the 2000 edition for Joe Gibbs Racing, but he managed to finish on the lead lap in two of his last three starts with JTG-Daugherty Racing with a best of 17th in 2011. His equipment might not be quite as strong this week, but his skill should make up the difference and provide a top-25 finish.
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 11:50:00 AM

At Phoenix, Bobby Labonte's average finish is 18.7 and his average running position is 21.9 over the past eight years.

In 30 career starts at Phoenix, he has three top-fives and nine top-10s. Labonte is 14th in the standings with 29
Thu, Feb 27, 2014 11:34:00 PM

Harry Scott Jr. announced today that Phoenix Racing has been renamed HScott Motorsports.

The re-branding of the team comes five months after Scott purchased the team from James Finch. During this past off-season, HScott Motorsports signed Justin Allgaier to drive the No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet SS full-time and Bobby Labonte to drive the No. 52 Chevrolet SS for a number of races, including the Daytona 500. The team also hired NSCS veteran Steve Addington to serve as competition director and the crew chief for the No. 51 driven by Allgaier. Jimmy Elledge, who served as interim crew chief for Allgaier in 2013, remains with the team and will be crew chief for Labonte's No. 52 team.-Tuckahoe Strategies
Wed, Feb 5, 2014 02:19:00 PM

Phoenix Racing formally announced today that Bobby Labonte will drive a second car for the team in the Daytona 500 on February 23, 2014 at Daytona International Speedway.

The move reunites Phoenix Racing chairman emeritus, James Finch, with the 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, Bobby Labonte. Labonte drove for Phoenix Racing for 13 races in the No. 09 in 2010 and for one race at Michigan International Speedway in 2013 in the No. 51. Labonte will run a number of races for Phoenix Racing. The team will provide additional information in the coming weeks about which car number will be entered, the crew chief for the team and sponsors supporting the car.-Tuckahoe Strategies
Tue, Dec 17, 2013 12:51:00 PM

In 41 starts at Talladega Superspeedway, Bobby Labonte has one win (4/26/98), one pole award, six top-five and 13 top-10 finishes and has led 159 laps.

His average start is 21.805 and his average finish is 18.878. The 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion's best finish of the season is 15th, which occurred at Daytona International Speedway in February.-JTG Daugherty Racing
Tue, Oct 15, 2013 09:26:00 PM

In 37 starts at the 1.058-mile Loudon, N.H. track, Bobby Labonte has one pole award (9/16/00), five top-five, 11 top-10 finishes and has led 72 laps overall.

His best finish is second (9/17/2000). His average start is 16.595 and his average finish is 17.162 at Loudon.-JTG Daugherty Racing
Tue, Sep 17, 2013 11:39:00 PM

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Bobby Labonte is currently being treated at a local hospital near his home in Trinity, North Carolina after being involved in an accident while riding his bicycle near his home on the morning of Wednesday, August 28.

Labonte was transported to the hospital by ambulance where he was diagnosed and is being treated for three broken ribs. There are no other injuries. He is being held overnight for observation. An update on Labonte's condition will be sent when determined. Mike Bliss will replace Labonte in the No. 51 Phoenix Racing entry this weekend in Atlanta.-Breaking Limits
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 10:29:00 PM

In 41 starts at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bobby Labonte has three top-five and 10 top-10 finishes and has led 60 laps.

His average start is 22.073 and his average finish is 21.122. His best finish is third (3/23/03). The 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion's best finish of the season is 15th, which occurred at Daytona International Speedway in February.-JTG Daugherty Racing
Tue, Aug 20, 2013 08:02:00 PM

Bobby Labonte has three victories at Pocono Raceway; he swept both races in 1999 and also won the race on Sunday, July 29, 2001.

In addition, the 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion has five top-five and nine top-10 finishes and has led 89 laps in 41 starts. His average start is 18.854 and his average finish is 20.122.-JTG Daugherty Racing
Tue, Jul 30, 2013 10:44:00 PM

Bobby Labonte has six top-five, 10 top-10 finishes and has led 70 laps at Daytona International Speedway in 41 starts.

The 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion also scored two pole awards in 1998 along with capturing his best finish of second-place in both February and October events at the track that year.-JTG Daugherty Racing
Tue, Jul 2, 2013 04:19:00 PM

Bobby Labonte is not entered at Kentucky Speedway and this breaks his 704 consecutive race starting streak.

AJ Allmendinger is in the No. 47 this week. Labonte on streak coming to an end: "I will not be racing this week," Bobby Labonte said. "It is disappointing the way it is happening. I have had a couple offers this morning, but I have declined them because I don't want anybody else that has an opportunity to do what I do - what they love - to have to sit on the sidelines for my sake."-JTG Daugherty Racing
Tue, Jun 25, 2013 09:54:00 PM

Bobby Labonte returns to the No. 47 Kingsford Toyota Camry at Sonoma Raceway and has made 20 starts at the venue.

The 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion has two top-five and five top-10 finishes at the road course. Labonte's best finish is fourth-place and that has occurred twice (6/25/00 and 6/28/98). His average start is 18.1 and average finish is 20.1.-JTG Daugherty Racing
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 11:25:00 AM