According to a press release sent via email by Bobby Labonte Enterprises, Labonte was transported to the hospital by ambulance where he was diagnosed and was treated for three broken ribs. There are no other injuries. He is being held overnight for observation.
The press release said 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.
The 49 year old Texas native is the 2000 NASCAR Cup Series champion. In a career stretching back to 1991, Labonte has 21 career wins in the Cup series, the last coming in 2003. Earlier this season Labonte ended a run of 704 consecutive starts at Kentucky Speedway.