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QUALIFYING: Martínez Wins Mexico Pole

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

QUERÉTARO, Mexico – Rafael Martínez won the Motorcraft Pole Award on Saturday afternoon in NASCAR Mexico Series qualifying for the Queretana 200 at Autódromo del Ecocentro de la Unión Ganadera.

Martínez, out of Monterrey, Mexico, made his way around the .746-mile oval in 29.641 seconds for an average lap speed of 90.604 mph to earn his first pole of the 2011 season in his No. 18 Canel’s/Scotiabank Mazda. It was the ninth of his series career and third at the track.

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Morris' Impressive Run Tops Hunter Index

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Philip Morris’ trophy case is overflowing. And that’s just from 2011.

The three-time NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national champion has rattled off an impressive nine straight Late Model victories at South Boston (Va.) Speedway. Morris, 46, from Ruckersville, Va., has been so dominant that the track has offered a reward to any driver that can beat him.

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Goeters Gets Mexico Victory

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Mexico – Short-track racing was in full bloom Sunday at Autódromo Chiapas  as Jorge Goeters picked up his second NASCAR Mexico Series win of the season in the AC Delco 240.

Goeters, racing out of Mexico City, started the event on the pole and was able to avoid a late-race incident that collected many in the lead pack of cars and drive his No. 31 Canel’s/Scotiabank Mazda to Victory Lane. It was his 11th series career win and first at the southernmost track on the schedule.

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QUALIFYING: A New Record For Goeters

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Mexico – Jorge Goeters set a new track record and won the Motorcraft Pole Position Award in NASCAR Mexico Series qualifying on a very warm Saturday at Autódromo Chiapas for the AC Delco 240 slated for Sunday afternoon.

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Christopher Drives To Top Of Hunter Index

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — At some point, Ted Christopher may slow down. If the start to 2011 is any indication, that day isn’t anytime soon.

The Plainville, Conn., driver collected wins across three series – two in the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour, one in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, and another at Thompson (Conn.) International Speedway in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series – over the last month.

Seven starts, four wins, five top fives.

And that’s just in the last 30 days.

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No Place Like Home For López

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico – Starting at the back of the field in Sunday’s Aguascalientes 240 didn’t hamper the efforts of Rogelio López as he was able to work his way through the 34-car field to earn the NASCAR Mexico Series victory at Nuevo Autódromo de Aguascalientes.

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QUALIFYING: Jorge Goeters Has Hot Hand

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico – Jorge Goeters is off to a hot start in 2011. On a very warm Saturday at Nuevo Autódromo de Aguascalientes in NASCAR Mexico Series qualifying, Goeters claimed the top spot and will start on the pole for the Aguascalientes 240.

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Return Engagements: NASCAR Sets Dates, Sites For 2011 Postseason Shows

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR has announced dates and sites for its 2011 postseason championship celebrations. Riding the momentum of 2010’s highly successful awards shows, all of this year’s events will return to the same sites.

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Ceremony will again be held at Wynn Las Vegas. This year, the ceremony is set for Friday, Dec. 2 and will feature the top 10 drivers in the final series standings. The event will culminate NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week in Las Vegas.

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Moffitt Tops Hunter Index With Fast Start

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Brett Moffitt collected plenty of hardware at Greenville (S.C.) Pickens Speedway, claiming the 21 Means 21 Pole Award presented by Coors Light and then taking home the big trophy after leading every lap in winning the Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 150.

The dominating fashion that he won the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East opener also earned the Grimes, Iowa, driver another award. His victory impressed the panel of auto racing writers and NASCAR representatives enough to earn the top spot in the first regular-season edition of the Hunter Index.

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Jorge Goeters Keeps It In The Family

by Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

SAN LUIS POTOSÍ, Mexico – Not to be outdone by his younger sibling, Jorge Goeters picked up his first win of the 2011 NASCAR Mexico Series season in the Potosina 200 Sunday afternoon in front of a near capacity crowd at Autódromo Potosino. Little brother Patrick Goeters, won the season opener on March 20 in Monterrey, Mexico and finished eighth in this event.

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2015 Schedule/Results

DATE RACE/VENUE WINNER/POLE VIEW
Mar 13 Toyota 120
Phoenix International Raceway
Ruben Pardo
Ruben Pardo
Race Results
Race Review
Apr 12 Potosina 200
Autódromo Potosino
Rubén Rovelo
Oscar Torres Jr.
Race Results
Race Review
Apr 26 Tuxtla 240
Súper Óvalo Chiapas
Rubén Rovelo
Rubén García Jr.
Race Results
Race Review
May 17 Queretana 200
Autódromo del Ecocentro de la Unión Ganadera
Rodrigo Peralta
Rodrigo Peralta
Race Results
Race Review
May 31 Puebla 240
Autódromo Miguel E. Abed
Irwin Vences
Rained Out
Race Results
Race Review
Jun 14 Hidro Calida 240
Autódromo Internacional de Aguascalientes
Santiago Tovar
Rubén García
Race Results
Jun 28 Coca-Cola Zero 240
El Dorado Speedway
Ruben Garcia Jr.
Rafael Martinez
Race Results
Race Review
Jul 12 Potosina 200
Autódromo Potosino
Irwin Vences
Rubén García Jr.
Aug 30 Amozoc 240
Autódromo Miguel E. Abed
Irwin Vences
Homero Richards
Race Results
Race Review
Sep 13 Potosina 200
Autódromo Potosino
Oct 4 Chihuahua 240
El Dorado Speedway
Oct 18 Aguascalientes 240
Autódromo Internacional de Aguascalientes
Nov 7 Mexico 240
Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez
Nov 8 Mexico 240
Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez
Nov 22 RedCo 240
Súper Óvalo Chiapas

* Denotes Rookie
# Qualifying cancelled; Field set per rule book