Former NASCAR champion Bobby Labonte set to join NASCAR's elite 500 club

Sep 6, 2007 Full story: The South Mississippi Sun Herald

“Doug has come in and raised the bar. The team is pretty strong right now. We have momentum and we're still riding that going into this weekend. There are a lot of good things happening that we need to continue.”

Bobby Labonte will reach a career milestone Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway, where he is scheduled to start his 500th race in NASCAR's top stock car series. via The South Mississippi Sun Herald

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Jennifer Watts

Waynesville, NC

#1 Sep 6, 2007
cool
CND BILL FAN

Cambridge, Canada

#2 Sep 6, 2007
Great racer!!! One of the last guys driving who can get the job done without any controversy.
TB Chief

Decatur, IL

#3 Sep 7, 2007
Bobby is a class act. He is a nice guy and a great driver. I remember Junior saying in his book that Bobby is one cool guy and also a guy that the young drivers can go to for advice. He just goes about his business and like the man said in the post above he does it without any controversy. I have never heard a bad word about him EVER!
IMO

Charlotte, NC

#4 Sep 7, 2007
Yes, a class act he is! I hadn't seen such a classy guy in this sport until JJ Yeley came along. They are both awesome! Thank gooddness there are still decent people in this sport.
Jennifer Watts

Greer, SC

#5 Dec 1, 2007
true

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