Bobby Labonte is a former professional stock car racing driver. In 1980, Labonte made his NASCAR International Sedan Series debut in Atlanta, finishing third. He also made his Busch Series debut in 1982 at Martinsville Speedway, finishing 30th, accomplishing both of these feats before his high school graduation.
Labonte is the 2000 NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion. He and his older brother, Terry, are one of only two pairs of brothers to have both won the Cup championships, as of 2021 (along with Kurt Busch and Kyle Busch). He is also the uncle of former Xfinity Series race winner Justin Labonte. Labonte is the first driver to have won both the Winston Cup championship (2000) and the Busch Series championship (1991) in both series current, touring form. Labonte also won the IROC title in 2001. Labonte was also the first driver to complete the NASCAR Triple Threat at the same track, by winning races at Martinsville in each of NASCAR's top three racing series.
he last competed full-time in the 2018 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series, driving the No. 18 Toyota for RDV Competition, and is an analyst on NASCAR RaceDay for FOX Sports.