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  1. Bobby Labonte Statement On Brother Terry Being Voted Into The NASCAR Hall Of FameRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Paddock Talk

    The NASCAR Hall of Fame announced Wednesday that two-time Sprint Cup Series champion Terry Labonte would be inducted into the Hall as a member of the Class of 2016. Bobby Labonte, Terry's younger brother and also a Sprint Cup Series champion, commented: "Obviously, this is a really proud day for the Labonte family.


  2. 2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class Announced: Full List, Reaction and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | BleacherReport

    The NASCAR Hall of Fame's class of 2016 was revealed on Wednesday, as five members will be inducted during the Jan. 22 ceremony in Charlotte. A news release from NASCAR's official website provided further details on the soon-to-be Hall of Famers who emerged from a final nominee pool of 20. Speedway Motorsports Inc. CEO Bruton Smith was the top choice among the five inductees, receiving a 68 percent approval rating from the 57 on the voting panel who cast votes.


  3. Bobby Labonte Foundation Partners With Ride On Kids FoundationRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Paddock Talk

    The Bobby Labonte Foundation and its founder, NASCAR Champion Bobby Labonte, announced today plans to partner with 2012 Olympic Silver Medalist Lauren Tamayo to help raise awareness and funds for her foundation, Ride On Kids. Ride On Kids was established to provide children ages eight to 17 with the opportunity to explore healthy living, experience the independence discovered by riding a bike, and gain self-confidence through this free, kids-only cycling program in Western North Carolina.


  4. NASCAR changes qualifying format at Daytona, TalladegaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Sporting News

    After facing heavy criticism for its group qualifying format at the Daytona 500 in February, NASCAR is once again changing the format for qualifying sessions at its superspeedways. NASCAR announced Monday that at restrictor-plate tracks Daytona and Talladega, drivers will return to one timed lap for qualifying.


  5. J.D. Gibbs getting treatment for brain issuesRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | ESPN

    J.D. Gibbs , son of Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs and president of Joe Gibbs Racing, has begun treatment for symptoms impacting areas of brain function, including speech and processing issues. The team announced Wednesday that the treatment will reduce his attendance during race weekends but the 46-year-old Gibbs would continue many of his day-to-day responsibilities with the team.


  6. USAC Dixie ShootOut ThrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | National Speed Sport News

    The 2015 Dixie ShootOut Season began with 110 cars showing up for the first of their scheduled eight-race series. In 2014, car counts doubled from previous years.


  7. Joe Gibbs on the return of Crispy M&M'S and the forgotten Redskins' dynastyRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Scores Report

    For an unknown reason, NFL history has robbed the Redskins dynasty of the 1980s and early 90s of the recognition it deserves. But the real question is, why? NFL fans remember the Packers championship teams of the 60s, the Steelers of the 70s, the 49ers of the 80s, the Cowboys of the 90s, and the Patriots of the present day.


  8. Crash count now up to 34 cars in preparation for Daytona 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    John Chilton Associated Press Danica Patrick is hit by Bobby Labonte as Ryan Newman goes low to avoid the crash during the second qualifying race for the Daytona 500 on Thursday night at Daytona International Speedway. The crash count at the Daytona International Speedway grew significantly Thursday night with a pair of 150-mile qualifying races for the Daytona 500.


  9. Daytona 500 Schedule: Complete TV Coverage, Starting Order After Budweiser DuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | BleacherReport

    Thanks to a win from Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Thursday night in the first Duel, three cars in the top two rows are from Hendrick Motorsports . But the final order didn't come without some controversy and surprises.


  10. Earnhardt Jr. and Johnson win Daytona 500 qualifying racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WSB-TV

    Danica Patrick and Bobby Labonte collide between Turns 3 and 4 as Ryan Newman tries to avoid them during the second of two qualifying races for the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Jeb Burton and Alex Bowman are involved in a crash on the front stretch during the second of two qualifying races for the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla.


  11. Ragan, Patrick, Sorenson and others beat the odds to make Daytona 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 |

    With wounded cars and the backups for their backups, drivers made it work and raced their way into the Daytona 500. The grid for the 2015 Daytona is finally set.


  12. Johnson Takes Duel No. 2, 500 Field SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | National Speed Sport News

    Jimmie Johnson was able to hold off the field at the finish and Danica Patrick was able to fight and claw her way into the Daytona 500 starting lineup with a 10th-place finish in a wrecked race car. That was the story of Thursday night's Budweiser Duel at Daytona Race No.


  13. The race to make the race: The Duels at Daytona breakdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 |

    Before the 500 mile dash for the Harley J. Earl Trophy, there are two 150 mile sprint races to decide the final starting order for Sunday's main event. Beyond that, these races also send six teams home with little to show for their valiant efforts.


  14. Can Joe Gibbs Racing pull off its second Daytona 500 win?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Stock Car Spin

    Jan 30, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Joe Gibbs Racing team owner Joe Gibbs speaks during the Sprint Media Tour at the Charlotte Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports We all remember or have seen the famous scene of Ned Jarrett calling his son, Dale Jarrett, to the win from the booth, beating Dale Earnhardt Sr. and winning Joe Gibbs Racing its first Daytona 500.


  15. Jeff Gordon Wins Pole For His Last Daytona 500Read the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon, who on Jan. 22 announced that 2015 will be his last season of full-time competition, won the pole position for what he says will be the final Daytona 500 of his career on Sunday. In previous years, NASCAR had used single-car runs to determine the pole for the Daytona 500.


  16. Knockout Qualifying Doesn't Work At Restrictor-Plate TracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Rant Sports

    Over the years, NASCAR has proven that it is more than willing to make some changes in order to improve the sport or keep it fresh. One of those changes last year brought along knockout qualifying, in which drivers went onto the track in groups to qualify as opposed to the old system where drivers qualified one at a time, time-trial style.


  17. Daytona 500 qualifying: a bad clusterf**k?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Auto Racing Daily

    The first-ever knockout qualifying session to set the front row for the Daytona 500 is in the books, and while everyone was able to make laps before time ran out, unlike in the qualifying session for the final restrictor plate race of the 2014 season at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday's qualifying at Daytona didn't exactly go off without a hitch. Reed Sorenson, driving for a small and underfunded team, did what he felt he needed to do in an attempt to make the Daytona 500 - blocking.


  18. Bowyer: Daytona group qualifying 'idiotic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | USA Today

    Clint Bowyer on Daytona 500 qualifying: 'It's idiotic' DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. Check out this story on Reed Sorenson , Clint Bowyer , Bobby Labonte , and JJ Yeley collide during the first round of Daytona 500 qualifying Sunday.


  19. Clint Bowyer Eviscerates NASCAR After Pile Up During Daytona 500 QualifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 |

    Last year, NASCAR introduced group qualifying to determine the field for races instead of the single-car qualifying laps as it had done for numerous years before. The drivers complained and did not like the new way of qualifying and it all came to a head on Sunday afternoon after Clint Bowyer was involved in a five-car wreck with Reed Sorenson, Bobby Labonte, J.J. Yelay and Denny Hamlin.


  20. Crash in qualifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | CBS Sports

    NASCAR's first attempt at group qualifying for the Daytona 500 started Sunday with a five-car crash , reports The crash involved Clint Bowyer, Denny Hamlin, Reed Sorenson, J.J. Yeley and Bobby Labonte.