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Darnell To Replace Labonte For 7 Races

Erik Darnell will replace Bobby Labonte for seven races in Yates Racing’s No. 96 Ford, starting with this weekend’s race at Atlanta. Darnell will run Atlanta, Loudon, Kansas, Talladega, Texas, Phoenix and Homestead. Labonte will run Richmond, Dover, Fontana, Charlotte and Martinsville. Labonte attributed the move to the sponsorship environment.