Browsing the "Bobby Labonte" Tag

Busch Wins Crown Royal 400

May 3rd, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Jeff Gordon saw his 2.5 second lead in the closing laps of the Crown Royal 400 at Richmond International Raceway evaporate when Elliott Sadler blew a tire and slid across the track. That allowed Kyle Busch to get tires and mount a charge that would ultimately result in his 17th career Sprint Cup victory.

Harvick Ends Winless Drought At Talladega

April 26th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Kevin Harvick, who hung in the back most of the day, broke his 115-race winless streak by beating Jamie McMurray to the finish line by 0.011 seconds in the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway

What If NASCAR Drivers Were Drafted?

April 23rd, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Ever wonder what it would be like if NASCAR teams drafted drivers like players are drafted in the NFL? I did, so I decided to use a convoluted system to determine where drivers would end up if there was a draft today

Perry To Sponsor TRG, Labonte

April 7th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Texas Governor Rick Perry’s re-election campaign is sponsoring TRG Motorsports and driver Bobby Labonte for the Samsung Mobile 500 at

Johnson, Kahne Win Photo-Finish Duels

February 13th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Jimmie Johnson and Kasey Kahne nipped Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart at the line respectively to emerge from the Gatorade Duels victorious. The combined margin of victory was .02 of a second. Johnson beat Harvick by a mere .005, and Kahne beat Stewart by .014.

TRG Releases Labbe

December 4th, 2009 | by Michael J Smith

TRG Motorsports announced that the team has parted ways with crew chief Richard “Slugger” Labbe. Labbe served as crew chief

Labonte Will Return To TRG Motorsports In 2010

November 17th, 2009 | by Michael J Smith

TRG Motorsports has announced that Bobby Labonte will return with the team's No. 71 in the Sprint Cup Series in 2010. will also return as a primary sponsor for 12 races. The team is also considering a switch to a different manufacturer. They fielded Chevys in

Johnson Wins; Increases Points Lead

November 16th, 2009 | by Michael J Smith

Jimmy Johnson followed up his Texas stumble with a victory in Phoenix. He currently has a 108-point lead over Mark Martin, meaning that Johnson needs to finish 25th or better at Homestead-Miami Speedway to clinch the championship.

Johnson Returns To Championship Form

September 29th, 2009 | by Michael J Smith

Jimmie Johnson showed the other Chase drivers that he is in Championship form, dominating the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway. Johnson led for 271 of 400 laps, and he pulled to within 10 points of the points-lead. Hendrick Motorsports teammate, and points-leader, Mark Martin finished second.

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