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NASCAR Announces 2017 Schedule For NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The return of the NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series will take the green flag in March in Monterrey, and the 2017 champion will be crowned in November at Mexico City, as part of a 12-race calendar announced today.

The schedule for the top racing series in Latin America features a challenging mix of six oval and six road-courses events, and includes stops at nine different venues throughout Mexico.

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Suárez: Promoted Earlier Than Expected – But Not Too Soon

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Story

Don’t worry about Daniel Suárez.

And don’t buy into the assumption that, in promoting Suárez to fill the seat of departing Carl Edwards, Joe Gibbs Racing is making the same mistake it made in 2009 when the organization threw then-18-year-old Joey Logano into the deep end of the pool.

Laboring under the weight of replacing Tony Stewart in the No. 20 Toyota, Logano never blossomed at JGR. It took four years of seasoning and a move to Team Penske for Logano to realize his enormous potential in a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car.

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Rafa Martínez impone su experiencia y logra la pole en el Hermanos Rodríguez

Ciudad de México, 3 de diciembre de 2016.- El gran veterano Rafael Martínez impuso condiciones en el Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, y saldrá en la pole position este domingo en el regreso de NASCAR PEAK México Series.
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Suárez To Serve As Grand Marshal For PEAK México Return

Press Release

MEXICO CITY -- The NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series returns to to the track Sunday with a stout starting field and a familiar face as Grand Marshal: newly crowned NASCAR XFINITY Series champion, Daniel Suárez.

There are already 30 confirmed cars for the great race of exhibition of this weekend in the oval of a mile (1,609 meters) of Autodrome Hermanos Rodríguez, where will present an attractive program of speed to delight the thousands of fans who will be present On the stand.

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PEAK Becomes New Title Sponsor In Mexico

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — During an event with team owners, drivers, local dignitaries and media at the InterContinental Presidente Hotel in Mexico City, NASCAR today announced plans to strengthen its presence in Mexico for years to come with a full slate of races in 2017 and beyond. Also announced was a multi-year agreement with Old World Industries (OWI) to make PEAK® title sponsor of the NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series, only the third title sponsor in series history. Additionally, PEAK becomes an Official NASCAR Partner along with other key brands such as BlueDEF.

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Champs Celebrate Crowning Achievements

Official Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Three young, rising stars received their first NASCAR championships, and four veteran drivers added to their already impressive resumes.

On a night where the remarkable achievements of 2015 were recognized, it was seven drivers who stood on stage at the Charlotte Convention Center Saturday at the conclusion of the NASCAR Touring Series Night of Champions who accomplished the sport's ultimate honor.

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Byron & Eggleston Battle For Bragging Rights

Tim Southers, NASCAR

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – The racing was all in fun, but a race car driver is always a race car driver and it was never more evident in a pair of races held during the seventh annual Champions Karting Challenge Thursday. 

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2015 CHAMPION PROFILE: Ruben Garcia Jr.

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For the briefest of moments, Rubén García Jr. thought his championship dream was over.

Instead, it wound up being a mere speedbump during a dream season that saw the 20-year-old rising star claim his first NASCAR championship.

The Mexico City driver had checked up to avoid a wreck in front of him, and got hit from behind, sending him spinning. It was during the third of five races in the NASCAR Mexico Series’ Desafio and Garcia, who was leading in points, was in the middle of a multi-car wreck.

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Garcia Celebrates First Mexico Championship

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BERRIOZÁBAL, Chiapas, Mexico – The day after turning 20, rising NASCAR star Rubén García Jr. completed his birthday weekend in style as he celebrated the 2015 NASCAR Mexico Series championship.

The Mexico City driver drove the No. 88 Canels/Scotiabank/HDI Toyota to a fifth-place finish in the season-ending Red Co 240 at Súper Óvalo Chiapas to cap the five-race Desafio with the Mexico's national championship.

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Gonzalez Snares First Career Win

Official Release

MEXICO CITY -- While all the attention was on the six NASCAR Mexico Series drivers vying for the championship, Pepe Gonzalez emerged from the green-white-checkered finish to Sunday's Alcatel One Touch 240 with his first career win.

The 46-year-old from Guadalajara was making his 12th start of the season and his 18th of his career. He is the sixth different driver to win at Mexico City's Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.

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