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Richards Tops Qualifying At Mexico City

By Official Release
April 19, 2008 - 6:25pm

Mexico City – Homero Richards earned the NASCAR Mexico Series pole with the fastest qualifying time at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez road course Saturday afternoon.

Richards’ No. 20 H&H/NEXTEL Ford toured the 2.5-mile course in 1 minute, 31.244 seconds. He edged the No. 15 Citizen-FedEx Ford of Patrick Goeters (1:31.601) and the No. 5 Telcel Ford of Germán Quiroga (1:31.791).

Carlos Peralta (1:32.083) and defending series champion Rafael Martínez (1:32.132) completed the top five for Sunday’s race – the second in the NASCAR Mexico Series season. Hugo Oliveras, Carlos Contreras, Rubén Rovelo, Antonio Pérez, and Jorge Goeters rounded out the top 10.

Also Saturday, Pérez, Martínez, and José Luis Ramírez (who qualified 15th) also qualified for Sunday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race in Mexico City. Pérez qualified 10th, Martínez 22nd, and Ramírez 29th.

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Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez

April 20, 2008 | Race 1 of 13 

Pos. No. Name Country Sponsor Time
1 20 Homero Richards MEX H & H - Nextel 1:31.244
2 15 Patrick Goeters DF Citizen-FedEx 1:31.601
3 5 Germán Quiroga MEX Telcel 1:31.791
4 7 Carlos Peralta MEX 2B Seman Racing 1:32.083
5 18 Rafael Martínez MEX Canel´s/Scotiabank/Tekmol 1:32.132
6 11 Hugo Oliveras MEX Citizen-FedEx-Monster Energy 1:32.154
7 22 Carlos Contreras MEX Motorcraft - Sherwin Williams 1:32.172
8 2 Rubén Rovelo MEX Telmex-Red Bull 1:32.243
9 1 Antonio Pérez GDJ Telmex-Red Bull 1:32.261
10 4 Jorge Goeters MEX Spartac RT 1:32.264
11 19 Freddy Tame MEX Canel´s/Scotiabank 1:32.287
12 6 Ricardo Pérez de Lara MEX Telcel 1:32.326
13 32 Pepe González MEX Jünker 1:32.346
14 37 Alan Wililams MEX Autoexpressions-Jünker-Esto 1:32.669
15 17 José Luis Ramírez (N) MEX Plata Motorsports 1:32.840
16 9 Oscar Ruiz MEX Tame Racing 1:32.938
17 64 Irwin Vences (N) MEX Fitz-Contreras-Vazquez 1:33.007
18 87 Luis F. Montaño MEX Seman Baker 1:33.123
19 10 Oscar Peralta MEX 2B Seman Racing 1:33.140
20 25 Abraham Calderón MEX Ingeniería Racing Team 1:33.225
21 21 Carlos Pardo MEX Motorcraft Racing 1:33.283
22 42 Roberto Fernández MEX BX+ 1:33.299
23 45 José Rivera Jr. MEX Marcatel Racing Team 1:33.351
24 36 Pepe Montaño MEX Tempo-Goodyear-Glade 1:33.463
25 49 Jorge Arteaga (N) MEX Plata Motorsports 1:33.463
26 30 Víctor Barrales MEX Gel Gomina-Mann Filter 1:33.705
27 43 Enrique Ferrer (N) MEX Hnos. Vazquez 1:33.802
28 28 Estefanía Reyes (N) MEX MotorSpeed 1:33.827
29 24 Alejandro Portillo MEX Pyasa-Junker 1:34.013
30 0 Rafael Vallina MEX Spartac RT 1:34.158
31 23 Oscar Ibarra (N) MEX Potosinos 1:34.380
32 16 Mike Sánchez MEX Promopista Racing Team 1:34.485
33 97 Carlos Anaya MEX La Costeña - CDM 1:34.590
34 38 Jorge Seman MEX Seman Baker 1:35.110
35 35 Jonathan Briseño MEX Atosa Competition Team 1:35.339
36 40 Victor Urbina (N) MEX BX+ 1:36.045
37 27 Alejandro Pérez MEX Cruz Azul 1:36.068
38 01 Ricardo Maldonado (N) MEX GAM 1:36.100
39 55 Jorge Contreras MEX CEDVA Racing Team 1:37.786
40 8 Stan Culpepper MEX Strickland Racing 1:37.786
41 26 Jacob Rodríguez (N) MEX Ingeniería Racing Team 1:38.821
42 29 Raúl Galván MEX CEDVA Racing Team 1:39.606