Daniel Suárez    6

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Daniel Suárez
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Sponsor Toyota Racing Development
Manufacturer Toyota
Owner Max Siegel
Crewchief Skip Eyler
Birthdate Jan. 7, 1992
Hometown Monterrey, Mexico
Occupation Race car driver

Career Highlights

  • Made his official NASCAR K&N Pro Series East debut at South Boston Speedway in 2011
  • Earned his first K&N Pro Series victory at Columbus Motor Speedway in 2013
  • His third place finish in the 2013 standings is the highest mark for an international driver in series history
  • Is a Drive for Diversity and NASCAR Next driver

NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Statistics

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2011 23 7 0 0 1 3
2012 16 9 0 0 1 3
2013 3 14 1 0 6 9
2014 2 4 2 0 3 3
TOTALS   34 3 0 11 18

WINS: 3 - Columbus (7/13/13); New Smyrna (2/16/14), Daytona (2/18/14)

Year-by-year K&N Pro Series East Recap

2013: Became the highest-finishing international driver in series history when he ranked third in the final standings ... Recorded six top fives and nine top 10s in 14 races, highlighted by his first career win at Columbus ... Finished on the podium in six of the season's final eight races, including four runner-ups ... Completed more laps than all other drivers during the season.  2012: Ran nine of 14 events while also competing for the championship in the NASCAR Toyota Series ... Recorded three top 10s ... Matched his then-career-best race finish of fifth, once again at Columbus.  2011: Competed in seven of 12 races during the season, the first three with Troy Williams Racing and the final four with X Team Racing ... Posted all three of his top 10s with X Team, including a season-best fifth place at Columbus.

Noteworthy

Finished 11th in the 2011 NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown … Was 2010 NASCAR Mexico Series Rookie of the Year when he posted one top-five and four top-10 finishes and logged a season-best finish of fifth at Monterrey … Finished ninth in the 2011 Mexico Series standings with seven top 10s in 14 races … Also competed in a pair of NASCAR K&N Pro Series West races in 2011, both at Phoenix International Raceway … Named one of the NASCAR drivers 25 and under to watch in 2013 by FoxSports.com … Is a three-year member of NASCAR Next … Is a part of NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity initiative and competed for Rev Racing in 2013 … Last name is pronounced SWAR-ez.