Atlanta: Bobby Labonte preview

* Bobby Labonte returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway as the track's most winning active driver. * The Kobalt Tools 500 will mark Labonte's 24th start at Atlanta Motor Speedway where he's scored six wins, 12 top-5's and 13 top-10's. * Just as tax...

* Bobby Labonte returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway as the track's most winning active driver.

* The Kobalt Tools 500 will mark Labonte's 24th start at Atlanta Motor Speedway where he's scored six wins, 12 top-5's and 13 top-10's.

* Just as tax season moves into full swing, TaxSlayer.com has added the Kobalt Tools 500 to its list of primary sponsorship races and will be featured on the No. 71 at this weekend's race.

* The Kobalt Tools 500 will mark Labonte's 24th start at Atlanta Motor Speedway where he's scored six wins, 12 top-5's and 13 top-10's.

Behind the Wheel with Bobby Labonte

"Last weekend, luck just wasn't on our side, but I can't wait to get to Atlanta. It's a track that I really love racing on and I've been fortunate to have success there. There's just something about the track, with the banking and its layout that makes it really fast. I've always thought it was a lot of fun and it really just suits my driving style."

"I've feel very lucky to have the success that I've had at Atlanta and I've got some really special memories there. There are definitely races that I should have won, but then I've won some when I wasn't necessarily the strongest car. One of my favorite moments there is the year that I won the race and my brother, Terry, won the Championship. It was really cool for both of us to be in Victory Lane with our parents there to celebrate with both of us."

From the Box -- Doug Randolph

"Atlanta is one of my favorite tracks. The driver can move around, it's great racing for the fans because cars can go side by side in the corners and the tires give up fast so the cars are slipping and sliding at 200 miles an hour."

"Atlanta is a great track because you've got two or three grooves that the cars can run in, so you're never going to see cars run single-file around the track all day. Bobby's got a great history at the track so I think it's going to be a great weekend for us."

From the Owner -- Kevin Buckler

"TaxSlayer.com has been a really great partner for us and I'm very happy they've decided to come on-board for Atlanta. Getting a solid return on investment in this economy is key for any business and this proves that NASCAR sponsorship really does work. TRG will continue to build on this model and show what a smart business decision it is to partner our team. It is truly a team here and we all win together!"

-source: trg motorsports

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup
Drivers Bobby Labonte , Kevin Buckler