Bobby Labonte

usa United States
Full Name
Robert Allen Labonte
Corpus Christi, TX
Date of Birth
First Year
Last Year

Bobby Labonte is a retired American stock car racing driver. He was the first driver to win both the Xfinity Series championship (1991) and Cup Series championship (2000). He is brother of two time Cup champion Terry Labonte and uncle to Justin Labonte. The Labontes were the first brothers to win the Cup title, a feat since duplicated by Kurt Busch and Kyle Busch.

He won 26 times of the course of his 25 year career, those wins included the 1995 World 600, 2000 Brickyard 400 and 2000 Southern 500. In addition to the Cup and Xinfity titles, he also captured the 2001 IROC championship. He primarily drove for Joe Gibbs Racing, but also made starts with Labonte Motorsports, Bill Davis Racing, Petty Enterprises, Hall of Fame Racing, TRG Motorsports, Robby Gordon Motorsports, JTG Daugherty Racing, Go FAS Racing, and relief drove for Morgan-McClure Motorsports in the early 90s.

Recently he has been featured as an analyst on NASCAR RadyDay for FOX Sports. In 2018 he ran full-time in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series, where he finished 14th in the final standings for the Elite 1 Class.

Cup Career Highlights

  • 1995 Coca-Cola 600 winner
  • 2000 Brickyard 400 winner
  • 2000 Southern 500 winner
  • 2000 Champion

 Other Accomplishments

  • 1990 Xfinity Series Most Popular Driver
  • 1991 Xfinity Series champion
  • 2001 IROC champion
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Cup Series

SeasonTeamStartPoleWinTop-5Top-10DNFLaps CompLead Lap FinLaps LedRaces LedDNQWD
1991No Team Data20000212800010
1993Bill Davis Racing30100669295733700
1994Bill Davis Racing3100127854153200
1995Joe Gibbs Racing312371469019122781400
1996Joe Gibbs Racing314151458916113371300
1997Joe Gibbs Racing323191819483214841200
1998Joe Gibbs Racing3332111869512191811200
1999Joe Gibbs Racing345523261100132812003000
2000Joe Gibbs Racing34241924010158284652300
2001Joe Gibbs Racing3612920610361272291700
2002Joe Gibbs Racing36015741013518123500
2003Joe Gibbs Racing3642121759974214971800
2004Joe Gibbs Racing36105112105922141800
2005Joe Gibbs Racing3600471095231764400
2006Petty Enterprises360038899541763700
2007Petty Enterprises3600033101091917700
2008Petty Enterprises360002210617164200
2009Multiple Teams360012794811515600
2010Multiple Teams36000011858488300
2011JTG Daugherty Racing360012410228126400
2012JTG Daugherty Racing360002210071121100
2013Multiple Teams2800006694377200
2014Multiple Teams30000145510000
2015Go Fas Racing40000158921100
2016Go Fas Racing40000074033200