Bobby Labonte has made only three starts this season, but he has been solid on the restrictor-plate, superspeedways each time. He finished on the lead lap in both the Daytona 500 and Geico 500 with a best of 19th in Alabama.
Bobby Labonte inherited the No. 32 ride on restrictor-plate, superspeedways from his brother Terry and he has done fairly well in it. In six previous starts in that car his best result was a 19th this May on Talladega SuperSpeedway. The Coke Zero 400 will mark his lucky seventh start for Frank Stoddard.
If Bobby Labonte qualifies for the Daytona 500, it will be his 91st start on one of the restrictor-plate, superspeedways. Drivers simply don’t come with much more experience.
Bobby Labonte competed in all four restrictor-plate, superspeedway races last year for Frank Stoddard and he will be behind the wheel of the No. 32 on big tracks once more in 2016.
Bobby Labonte will make his fourth start of the year in Frank Stoddard’s No. 32 this week at Talladega SuperSpeedway. His other three 2015 attempts all came on restrictor-plate, superspeedways.
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.
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.
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 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.
At Phoenix, Bobby Labonte's average finish is 18.7 and his average running position is 21.9 over the past eight years.
Harry Scott Jr. announced today that Phoenix Racing has been renamed HScott Motorsports.
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.
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.
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.