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Bobby Labonte Wants Bragging Rights in SRX Series

Just over one month ago, Ray Evernham and Tony Stewart announced the formation of a new racing series, that being Superstar Racing Experience. SRX won’t run a single race until summer 2021, but Evernham wants to focus on reducing aerodynamics, in turn rewarding driver skill and mechanical grip. Over the …

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Bobby Labonte to Compete in SRX

Another driver for the Superstar Racing Experience has been revealed. NASCAR Hall of Famer Bobby Labonte will race for the series next summer, SRX announced Aug. 12. Labonte joins series co-creator Tony Stewart, NTT IndyCar Series veteran Tony Kanaan and former IndyCar competitor Paul Tracy in the driver lineup. The 2000 …

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Bobby Labonte Putting Years of iRacing Experience to Use in Fun, Non-Weird Return to Joe Gibbs

After four years of retirement from the NASCAR Cup Series, Bobby Labonte is back. Well, kind of. Since the NASCAR season was suspended due to COVID-19, Labonte has been competing in the Pro Invitational Series on iRacing. “Well, my first thought was, whenever racing Atlanta [Motor Speedway] got shut down …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Bobby Labonte Examines Career, Highs & Lows

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the Monday matinee (June 10) at Michigan International Speedway where Joey Logano put a whippin’ on the field en route to his second victory of 2019. Spoiler alert, we didn’t like the action we saw, and neither did Kevin Harvick, …

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The Underdog House: NASCAR’s House of Cards Falling Down?

Think Small The news that’s trickled in through the last week should be making everyone in the sport take pause and think about the health of several of its teams.  The snowball got rolling last week when it was reported that Tommy Baldwin Racing was in the process of selling …

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Double Take: Jeffrey Earnhardt Not Only One Carrying on Legacy Sunday

For a few months it looked like one of the most iconic names at Talladega Superspeedway would be absent from this weekend’s festivities. The Earnhardt name has a long and rich history at the facility, one that has won over 20 races in several different series over the past three decades. …

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The Underdog House: Smaller NASCAR Teams Could Use Factory Support

Think Small It’s a given that NASCAR’s small teams don’t have the money and equipment that the bigger ones do. But a closer look reveals there is another piece of the puzzle missing many people don’t think about: factory support. While several of the smaller teams do have alliances with larger …

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