TRINITY, N.C. — NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Bobby Labonte is currently being treated at a local hospital near his home in Trinity, N.C., after being involved in an accident while riding his bicycle near his home this morning (Aug. 28).
Labonte, the 2000 Cup champion, was transported to the hospital by ambulance where he was diagnosed and is being treated for three broken ribs. There are no other injuries. He is being held overnight for observation.
An update on Labonte’s condition will be sent when determined.
Mike Bliss will replace Labonte in the No. 51 Phoenix Racing entry this weekend in Atlanta.