Tag: Bobby Labonte

Bobby Labonte To Run NASCAR Euro Series

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series is about to get some American flavor.

Bobby Labonte, the first driver to win championships in two different NASCAR national series, will compete fulltime in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series in 2018 in hopes of adding an international title to his Hall of Fame-worthy career. Labonte will drive the No. 18 Yacco Toyota for RDV Competition. Continue reading “Bobby Labonte To Run NASCAR Euro Series”

The Paradigm Shift In NASCAR

Much was made last November about a changing of the guard in NASCAR when we ran the season finale at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Mark Martin and Ken Schrader made it be known it would be their final Sprint Cup Series race. For Jeff Burton and Bobby Labonte it represented their final full-time race in the series, although Labonte did not make the trip south as his finale was a week prior at Phoenix. Continue reading “The Paradigm Shift In NASCAR”

McSwain Granted Release

Robert Yates Racing announces it has released crew chief Michael “Fatback” McSwain from his contract. McSwain was to have remained with the team as they transitioned from driver Ricky Rudd to Elliott Sadler in 2003. Instead with his release McSwain is free to move to Joe Gibbs Racing where he will be paired with driver Bobby Labonte.