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Carpentier claims first pole in NASCAR

LOUDON, N.H., June 27 (UPI) -- Patrick Carpentier, given a break by the changing weather, won the first pole of his NASCAR career Friday.

Kahne captures pole on road course

SONOMA, Calif., June 20 (UPI) -- Kasey Kahne won his second Sprint Cup pole of the year Friday and will start out front in Sunday's running of the Toyota/Save Mart 350.

Petty sells controlling interest

MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 11 (UPI) -- Mooresville, N.C.-based NASCAR Spring Cup team Petty Enterprises announced it has sold a controlling interest to private investment firm Boston Ventures.

Kyle Busch wins at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala., April 27 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch won his second Sprint Cup race of the year Sunday, finishing just ahead of Juan Pablo Montoya in the Aaron's 499 at Talladega, Ala.

Kenseth wins the latest Nationwide race

HAMPTON, Ga., March 8 (UPI) -- Matt Kenseth beat Kevin Harvick by less than a second Saturday to win the Nicorette 300 Nationwide Series race in Hampton, Ga.

Ryan Newman wins NASCAR pole

CONCORD, N.C., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Ryan Newman won the pole Thursday for Saturday's Bank of America 500 at Concord, N.C., the fifth of 10 races that make up NASCAR's championship chase.

Truex Jr. wins rain-delayed 400-mile race

DOVER, Del., June 4 (UPI) -- Martin Truex Jr. won the rain-delayed Autism Speaks 400 at the Dover International Speedway Monday, finishing 7.355 seconds ahead of pole-sitter Ryan Newman.

Rain postpones the latest Nextel race

DOVER, Del., June 3 (UPI) -- Heavy rains spurred by tropical depression Barry Sunday forced a cancellation of the Nextel Cup's Autism Speaks 400 at Dover, Del.

Hamlin wins Busch race

DARLINGTON, S.C., May 11 (UPI) -- Denny Hamlin captured the NASCAR Busch series Diamond Hill Plywood 200 Friday for the second year in a row.

Labonte upsets Stewart in Busch race

TALLADEGA, Ala., April 28 (UPI) -- Bobby Labonte nipped Tony Stewart by 0.163 seconds Saturday in Aaron's 312 Busch Series auto race at the Talladega Superspeedway.

Kenseth wins at California Speedway

FONTANA, Calif., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Matt Kenseth drove away after a late-race caution Sunday and captured the Auto Club 500 at the California Speedway for his 15th Nextel Cup career victory.

Jimmie Johnson wins at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson was Sunday's winner at the Subway 500 Nextel Cup race at the Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

Kahne wins Bank of America 500

CONCORD, N.C., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Kasey Kahne won Saturday night's Bank of America 500 Nextel Cup race at the Lowe's Motor Speedway by finishing 1.624 seconds ahead of Jimmie Johnson.

Burton wins the Nextel race at Dover

DOVER, Del., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Jeff Burton Sunday captured the checkered flag to win the Dover 400 Nextel Cup race at the Dover (Del.) International Speedway.

Kurt Busch on the pole at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Kurt Busch Friday won the pole position for Saturday's Sharpie 500 Nextel Cup race at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn.
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Bobby Labonte
NASCAR driver Bobby Labonte listens to a question during a media tour stop at Petty Enterprises in Mooresville, North Carolina on January 23, 2008. (UPI Photo/Nell Redmond)
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2001 IROC Champion

2000 Winston Cup Champion

Robert Alan "Bobby" Labonte (born May 8, 1964) is an American race car driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He currently drives the #47 Kroger/Clorox/Kimberly-Clark/Kingsford/Reese Towpower Hitches Toyota Camry for JTG Daugherty Racing . He currently resides in Trinity, North Carolina. He is married to Donna and they have two children, Robert Tyler and Madison. He, and his older brother, Terry Labonte (who was also a prominent NASCAR driver, until he retired from full-time competition at the end of the 2006 season) are the only brothers to have both won the championship in NASCAR's top series. He is also the uncle of former Nationwide Series winner Justin Labonte.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Bobby Labonte."
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