Terry Labonte developed a passion for racing at the age of seven when he raced quarter-midgets. He won a national championship at nine and moved onto the local short tracks in a stock car as a teen. From 1975 to 1977, he won track championships in Houston and San Antonio.
The first Terry Labonte appearance on the NASCAR scene was in 1978 at Darlington Raceway. The following year, he competed for NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year and became one of the three rookies to finish in the top 10 in points. Labonte ended the season with 13 top-10 finishes and won his first career Winston Cup race in 1979. He won his second career race in 1983. The following season, he clinched his first Winston Cup championship.
Labonte posted 20 top-10 finishes in 1997 and won the fall race at Talladega Superspeedway. He also won the Pontiac Excitement 400 in 1998. In 2003, he won his first pole since 2000 at Richmond and clinched his second career major in the Mountain Dew Southern 500.
In addition to his 22 wins in NEXTEL Cup, Labonte has won 11 races in the Busch series, and one in the Craftsman Truck Series. He has been the champion of the 24 Hours of Daytona and 12 Hours of Sebring as well as the Busch Clash in 1985 and The Winston in 1988 and 1999. He also won the IROC championship in 1989.
**Terry Labonte Speaker**
A Terry Labonte speaker appearance will provide one of the most enlightened speakers on racing that NASCAR has to offer. After all, in addition to his participation in NASCAR as a racer, Labonte also took official duties as a track tester for numerous NASCAR compatibility tests.
**Terry Labonte Appearance**
Labonte is known as The Ice Man because of his cool demeanor under pressure, and his calm and collective driving style, as he would normally strike near the end of a race when the time was right. With his ability to remain cool and calm despite tight situations, a Terry Labonte appearance brings a cool, collected, and unfazed speaker to talk about his successes both on and off the race track.
**Terry Labonte Endorsement**
In 1998, the senior Labonte was named as one of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers. In 2001, a park was renamed for the Labonte brothers in their hometown, and they were chosen for entry into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2002. Labonte also supports a variety of charities such as the Ronald McDonald House in Corpus Christi, the Victory Junction Gang Camp near Randleman, North Carolina, and the Hendrick Marrow Program. All these Terry Labonte endorsements make him a practiced veteran at endorsing causes and products he believes in.