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Bobby Labonte        

Race Car Driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Bobby Labonte is an American race car driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He drives the No. 47 Toyota Camry for JTG Daugherty Racing. HHe and his older brother, Terry Labonte, are the only brothers to have both won Sprint Cup championships. He is also the uncle of former Nationwide Series race winner Justin Labonte. Bobby Labonte is the first driver to have won both the Winston Cup championship and the Busch Series championship. He also won the IROC title in 2001.

Labonte is also an avid cyclist and a philanthropist. Each year Labonte holds an event called Share the Road Memorial Ride. Heavily involved in the community, Labonte formed The Bobby Labonte Foundation in 2003, which is responsible for the ride.

Labonte is an owner of a yogurt and smoothie franchise called Red Mango. He also owns his own Late Model team called Bobby Labonte Racing. His driver hails from Jacksonville, Fla. Earl Pearson Jr. (aka Hurricane) has driven to five national dirt late model championships and three of them occurred with Bobby Labonte Racing in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

If owning a yogurt business and a late model team wasn't enough, Labonte has a marketing agency he is very passionate about called Breaking Limits. Founded in 2007, Breaking Limits is a sports and entertainment marketing agency that works with top brands to build and implement exceptional sponsorship programs with a focus on reaching defined business objectives.

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Bobby Labonte injured in cycling accident, to miss Atlanta race ...

Bobby Labonte suffered three broken ribs in a cycling accident Wednesday and will be replaced by Mike Bliss in the Phoenix Racing car this weekend at Atlanta  ...

NASCAR: Bobby Labonte easing back into form after breaking ribs ...

It's relatively normal for a NASCAR driver to recover quickly from a blown front tire . In Bobby Labonte's case, however, the recovery has been a bit of an ...

Bobby Labonte will make Cup return at New Hampshire

Bobby Labonte is set to return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series after breaking three ribs last month while riding his bicycle near his North Carolina home.

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