Bobby Labonte career summary

BOBBY LABONTE Born: Corpus Christi, Tex. Resides: Trinity, N.C. D.O.B.: 5/8/64 Spouse: Donna Children:Tyler - April 18, 1994 First year driving Joe Gibbs Interstate Batteries Chevrolet Monte Carlo... Spent last two seasons driving for...

BOBBY LABONTE Born: Corpus Christi, Tex. Resides: Trinity, N.C. D.O.B.: 5/8/64 Spouse: Donna Children:Tyler - April 18, 1994 First year driving Joe Gibbs Interstate Batteries Chevrolet Monte Carlo... Spent last two seasons driving for Bill Davis, posting 8 top-10 finishes... NASCAR Busch Grand National champion in 1991... Runner-up by three points to Joe Nemechek for 1992 BGN title... Started racing quarter-midgets in Texas in 1969, Go-karts in '78, Late Model Stock cars in '86, Late Model Sportsman in '88 and BGN in 1990... Showed promise in 1987, winning Late Model Stock championship at Caraway Speedway in Asheboro, N.C., with 12 wins, 7 poles and 20 top five's in 23 races... 1990 BGN Most Popular Driver with 5 wins, four poles... First Winston Cup start, Peak 500 at Dover in 1991... 63 Winston Cup starts, $954,315 in career earnings... First career pole, fall Richmond '93, 24th starts... Career-best 5th-place finish at '94 Watkins Glen... $550,305 in '94 winnings, finished 19th in '93 Winston Cup standings, 21st in '94. Brother of 1984 Winston Cup champion Terry Labonte... Enjoys Mel Gibson, Steve Martin and Demi Moore movies and stand-up comedians... Considers Darrell Waltrip best driver in Winston Cup... Dabbles with computers and remote-control cars as a hobby... Owns Busch Grand National car. His driver in 1994, David Green, won BGN championship. WINSTON CUP VICTORIES: 1995 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte, North Carolina

SOURCE: 1995 NASCAR Winston Cup Media Guide

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Darrell Waltrip , Bobby Labonte , Terry Labonte , Joe Nemechek , David Green , Steve Martin