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- Terry Labonte
Terry Labonte - Terry Labonte of Corpus Christi has become NASCAR's Iron Man. Labonte started 655 consecutive races in a streak that began on Jan. 14, 1979 and ended Aug. 5, 2000. In April 1996 he broke NASCAR legend's Richard Petty all-time record for consecutive starts with 514. Labonte’s record stood until 2002. The "Ice Man" raced for 37 seasons. Labonte won the Winston Cup Championship in 1984 and 1996. No other driver has won his first two championships that far apart and Labonte is one of only six drivers to have won premier series championships in two decades. A member of the Hendrick Motorsports Racing Team, Labonte had 881 starts, 22 wins, 182 top-five finishes, and 382 top-ten finishes. Labonte was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2001 and the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2016.