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Slugger Labbe Joins Toyota Racing Development
September 15, 2017
Veteran NASAR crew chief Slugger Labbe announced on The Morning Drive on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio that he has joined Toyota Racing and Toyota Racing Development as Manager of Teams and Vehicles Support.
Slugger Labbe Joins Toyota Racing Development

Veteran NASCAR crew chief Slugger Labbe has a new job.

Labbe announced on The Morning Drive on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio that he has joined Toyota Racing and Toyota Racing Development as Manager of Teams and Vehicles Support.

Labbe's duties will be stretch across all forms of Toyota's racing involvement including NASCAR, NHRA drag racing, NASCAR K&N Pro Series, USAC, Rally Series and several other series.

Labbe's duties will include technical support to Toyota teams across all the various motorsports series it supports.

Labbe left Richard Childress Racing as crew chief for the #3 NASCAR Cup Chevrolet driven by Austin Dillon on May 22. Labbe had been a Cup crew chief with RCR since 2010. He initially worked with Paul Menard, who won the 2011 Brickyard 400 with Labbe as crew chief. He had been with Dillon since midway through the 2015 season.

In 500 starts as a Cup crew chief, Labbe has five victories, also winning three times with Michael Waltrip and once with Jeremy Mayfield.