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Rovelo Breaks Through At Guadalaraja

By Jason Christley, NASCAR
May 18, 2008 - 2:22am

GUADALARAJA, Jalisco - Rubén Rovelo Jr. won his first career NASCAR Mexico Series race Sunday, driving the No. 2 Telmex-Red Bull Ford to the victory before more than 10,000 fans at the Bernardo Obregon Racetrack.

It was the second straight win for the Escuderia TELMEX team. Antonio Perez won at San Luis Potosí May 4.

Carlos Pardo (No. 21 Motorcraft/Shermin Williams Ford) finished second, followed by Rafael Martínez (No. 18 Canel's/Scotiabank Ford). Luis F. Montaño and Patrick Goeters were fourth and fifth, respectively. Goeters maintained his 17-point championship lead over Pardo and 28 over Martínez.

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