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2/25/07 - Earl Pearson Jr. and the Bobby Labonte Racing Team Preparing For March Events after Successful Speedweeks

2/13/07 - Earl Pearson Jr. and the Bobby Labonte Racing Team Gets Second Win during Speedweeks

 

 

 

 

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Earl Pearson Jr. and the Bobby Labonte Racing Team Preparing For March Events after Successful Speedweeks

ARCHDALE, NC (February 25, 2007)- Earl Pearson Jr. and the Bobby Labonte Racing Team are busy preparing for several events coming up in the month of March. Earl and the team will not race over the next couple of weeks while they prepare their cars and will return to racing on March 9-10th at Columbus Motor Speedway in Columbus Mississippi. These two events will pay $2000 to win on March 9th and $10,000 to win on March 10th. Earl and the team then will then travel to Cleveland Speedway in Tennessee on March 17th to compete in the "Shamrock 60" sanctioned by the Southern All-Stars Series that will pay $7,500 to the winner. Earl and the BLR Team will return to Columbus Motor Speedway in Mississippi for the WoO Late Model Series sanctioned event on March 24th paying $10,000 to the winner and then to North Alabama Speedway on March 25th for a $7,000 to win WoO Late Model Series sanctioned event.

Earl Pearson Jr. and the Bobby Labonte Racing Team competed in 12 events during the 2007 Speedweeks at tracks in Brunswick Georgia, Tampa and Barberville Florida. With a new car owner, Bobby Labonte and a new primary sponsor, LifeLong Locks for 2007 Earl was eager to get off to a fast start and the three time national champion would do just that. Earl was one of the hottest drivers during speedweeks picking up two wins, five top 5 finishes, eight top 10 finishes and 3 fast time awards during the twelve events the team competed at. Earl won for the first time in his career at East Bay Raceway in Tampa Florida during the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned event and picked up his second career WoO Late Model Series sanctioned event at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville Florida the following week.

"It was really great for our team and our sponsors to get off to a good start in 2007. Jason and the crew really worked hard during the off season to get this team together in time for speedweeks. Bobby and his entire organization have been really great to work with and to see this all come together. Were excited about this year and hopefully we will get many more wins in 2007. I want to also thank all the sponsors that are supporting this deal especially LifeLong Locks. They have been wonderful to work with and they are really excited about their involvement in dirt late model racing", stated Earl from his home in Jacksonville Florida.

Earl and the Bobby Labonte racing Team would like to thank all their sponsors for their support in 2007. They include: LifeLong Locks, Mopar, Lucas Oil, Sunoco Race Fuels, Mastersbilt Race Cars, Larry Wallace Engines, Allstar Performance, Tiger Rear End, BERT, Butlerbuilt, Hyperco, Moroso, SHY, Wilwood, Woodward, TWM, Dyers Top Rods, Weld, Hoosier Tire, PRC, Jones Racing Products, Stealth, Trick, Wrisco, Sparco, Bell, Mechanix Wear, Oakley, Cherrios, Coke, Dunn-Benson Racing Supply, ASI Racewear, WRT Web Designs, Rick Schwallie Photography and WD Enterprises.

Earl and ASI Racewear have also released his new 2007 merchandise with his new colors and new team apparel. To order Earl's new merchandise call ASI Racewear direct at 1-877-ASI-WEAR or visit their online store at www.asiwear.com/racewear.html. For more information about Bobby Labonte Racing and Earl Pearson Jr. visit the official team website at www.bobbylabontemotorsports.com.

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Earl Pearson Jr. and the Bobby Labonte Racing Team Gets Second Win during Speedweeks

ARCHDALE, NC (February 13, 2007)- Earl Pearson Jr. and the Bobby Labonte Racing Team picked up their second win in 2007 during speedweeks at Volusia Speedway Park in the opening event of the UMP DIRT Car Late Model sanctioned events. Earl driving the #44 LifeLong Locks, Lucas Oil, Mopar, Sunoco Race Fuels Mastersbilt Chassis was clearly the dominate car in the feature event. Earl started on the pole position and led the early laps before being passed by Tim McCreadie on lap 3. Earl raced back by McCreadie on lap 6 and was never challenged again for lead crossing the finish line a full straightaway ahead at the checkers. The win was worth $5,000 for Earl Pearson Jr. and the team. Earl Pearson Jr. is the defending UMP Winternationals champion from 2006 recording a win and several top 5 finishes last year winning the bonus money as the 2006 UMP Winternationals Champion.

Earl and the Bobby Labonte Racing Team also picked up their first win together as a team in 2007 last week at East Bay Raceway Park during the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned events in Tampa Florida. Earl won the Tuesday night feature event that paid $5000 to win the 30-lap event. With two wins in just eight days Bobby Labonte, Earl and the team have put together a winning combination in just a short time. Earl has one fast time award, two wins, 4-top fives and 5 top ten finishes in 9 starts during the 2007 speedweeks events competing at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick Georgia, East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa Florida and Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville Florida.

"I'm thrilled to be driving for Bobby Labonte Racing and to get two wins for Bobby already this early in the season with so many great drivers and teams here is really amazing for us. I can't say enough about my crew Jason, Matt and Regan are really on top of these cars right now and making my job easy. Hopefully we can keep this momentum going and get a couple more wins this week", stated Earl. Earl is the current 2006 World 100 Champion and 2006 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion.

Bobby Labonte Racing has launched their new dirt late model team website loaded with information about driver Earl Pearson Jr., team sponsors, 2007 schedule and links to the merchandise store to purchase both Bobby Labonte merchandise and new 2007 Earl Pearson Jr. merchandise. The new team website can be found on the internet at www.bobbylabontemotorsports.com. Bobby Labonte Racing and Earl Pearson Jr. will compete on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series full time in 2007 and will compete in various other dirt late model events in 2007. Sponsors for the new team for 2007 include LifeLong Locks as the primary sponsor with associate sponsorship coming from Mopar, Lucas Oil, and Sunoco Race Fuels. Other sponsors associated with Bobby and Earl include, Mastersbilt Race Cars, Larry Wallace Engines, Allstar Performance, Tiger Rear End, BERT, Butlerbuilt, Hyperco, Moroso, SHY, Wilwood, Woodward, TWM, Dyers Top Rods, Weld, Hoosier Tire, PRC, Jones Racing Products, Stealth, Trick, Wrisco, Sparco, Bell, Machanix Wear, Oakley, Cherrios, Coke, Dunn-Benson Racing Supply, ASI Racewear, WRT Web Designs, Rick Schwallie Photography and WD Enterprises.

Earl Pearson Jr. and the Bobby Labonte Racing Team will compete every night this week at Volusia Speedway Park through the final WoO Late Model sanctioned event on Saturday February 17th. For all the information about Bobby Labonte Racing and Earl Pearson Jr. visit www.bobbylabontemotorsports.com.

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